Emily Jaycox

<strong>Fuel Good Day:</strong> Left, Clayton Morrow, manager of Ponoka Co-op Oils, presents Ponoka Youth Centre (PYC) executive director Beth Reitz with a cheque for $1,255.70, the proceeds of Fuel Good Day. Sept. 21, 2021 was Fuel Good Day in western Canada. When motorists fueled up at a participating Co-op Gas Bar, the Co-op donated a minimum of five cents per litre to a local chairty or non-profit organization. The funds raised will go towards PYC youth programming. “We are very grateful to Ponoka Coop Oils for allowing us to be the recipient this year,” said Reitz. (Photo submitted)

PHOTO: Fuel Good Day donates to Ponoka Youth Centre

Fuel Good Day: Left, Clayton Morrow, manager of Ponoka Co-op Oils, presents…

<strong>Fuel Good Day:</strong> Left, Clayton Morrow, manager of Ponoka Co-op Oils, presents Ponoka Youth Centre (PYC) executive director Beth Reitz with a cheque for $1,255.70, the proceeds of Fuel Good Day. Sept. 21, 2021 was Fuel Good Day in western Canada. When motorists fueled up at a participating Co-op Gas Bar, the Co-op donated a minimum of five cents per litre to a local chairty or non-profit organization. The funds raised will go towards PYC youth programming. “We are very grateful to Ponoka Coop Oils for allowing us to be the recipient this year,” said Reitz. (Photo submitted)
Lucas Berg, right, with Craig Haavaldsen, Rock Soup executive director. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka County youth donates winter clothing to Wetaskiwin food bank

A Ponoka County youth, Lucas Berg, 15, has again showed his passion…

Lucas Berg, right, with Craig Haavaldsen, Rock Soup executive director. (Photo submitted)
Ponoka physician Dr. Cayla Gilbert places a commemorative display for opioid poisoning deaths in front of the Ponoka Civic Centre on Oct. 16. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Display placed in Ponoka for Opioid Memorial Weekend

There were 17 opioid poisoning deaths in the central zone June, July 2021

Ponoka physician Dr. Cayla Gilbert places a commemorative display for opioid poisoning deaths in front of the Ponoka Civic Centre on Oct. 16. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka chamber award finalists announced

Chamber awards to be held virtually Oct. 22

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The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct. 11. (Photos by Liam Carr)

PHOTOS: Northern lights over Ponoka

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct.…

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct. 11. (Photos by Liam Carr)
Nanaimo RCMP seek witnesses and video footage after a homeless man was allegedly struck with a metal pipe-like object on Oct. 2. (News Bulletin file)

Two suspects arrested for assault in Ponoka with a baseball bat

Ponoka RCMP respond to robbery with a weapon incident

Nanaimo RCMP seek witnesses and video footage after a homeless man was allegedly struck with a metal pipe-like object on Oct. 2. (News Bulletin file)
Lorrie Jess. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka County council candidate Lorrie Jess – Division 2

I was born and raised on the family farm northwest of Ponoka.…

Lorrie Jess. (Photo submitted)
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Wolf Creek Public Schools candidates for Ward C

School board elections are being held on Oct. 18, 2021, along with…

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Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)

Outgoing Ponoka mayor making Senate run

Outgoing Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is running as a candidate for the…

Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)
Christine Nelson, president of TrailNet, presents Tina Northwest with the “Trail Tracker Award.” (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Maskwacis walking trail project manager receives accolades for her work

Tina Northwest is the second-ever recipient of the

Christine Nelson, president of TrailNet, presents Tina Northwest with the “Trail Tracker Award.” (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ambassador Vass-Salazar delivers her speech to the crowd. (Photos by Marc DeCnodder)

Historical heritage marker dedicated at Bashaw-area cemetery

Marker in Manfred honours first Hungarian settlers

Ambassador Vass-Salazar delivers her speech to the crowd. (Photos by Marc DeCnodder)
Chipman Ave. Ponoka

Part of Chipman Ave. will be closed Friday for road work

Access to businesses will be maintained

Chipman Ave. Ponoka
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Ponoka town council candidates face off in forum

Diverse topics discussed, from downtown revitalization to seniors, to library funding

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High Point Champions: The Calnash Ag Event Centre held its Summer Barrel Racing Series over five dates in the summer from July 7 to Sept. 22. At the completion of the series, the Open High Point Champion and Youth High Point Champion were named. Pictured here is Youth Hi Point Champion Harleigh Henderson. Henderson won the title on Eddie. The saddle was sponsored by the Ponoka Agricultural Society and was presented by Lauraine Weir. (Photo submitted)

PHOTOS: High point champions

Mark Matejka presents Open Hi Point Champion Traci Kennedy (KM Perfect Line…

High Point Champions: The Calnash Ag Event Centre held its Summer Barrel Racing Series over five dates in the summer from July 7 to Sept. 22. At the completion of the series, the Open High Point Champion and Youth High Point Champion were named. Pictured here is Youth Hi Point Champion Harleigh Henderson. Henderson won the title on Eddie. The saddle was sponsored by the Ponoka Agricultural Society and was presented by Lauraine Weir. (Photo submitted)
A competitor in the $800 VencedoraEQ 1.00m Jumper Classic.

PHOTOS: Ponoka Indoor Series Fall Festival Horse Show

A competitor in the $800 VencedoraEQ 1.00m Jumper Classic. Tiana Winkler won…

A competitor in the $800 VencedoraEQ 1.00m Jumper Classic.
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Town council candidate Cal David

I worked as a physiotherapist in Natal South Africa, London England, and…

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Town council candidate Jackie Haines

I, Jackie (Radke) Haines, am seeking election to the Ponoka town council…

Jackie Haines. (Photo submitted)
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Town council candidate Sandra Lyon

My name is Sandra Lyon. My family and I have resided in…

Sandra Lyon
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Maskwacis first-generation residential school survivor shares her story

Renatta Cattleman’s parents were change-makers and community pillars of Montana First Nation

Renatta Cattleman. (Photo submitted)
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Letter: A tribute to all the staff at Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre

I recently donated to the Palliative Care Unit at the Ponoka Hospital…

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