Emily Jaycox

Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe

MLA Ron Orr on Alberta’s COVID-19 response

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta’s government has consistently implemented…

Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Marlene Ferguson, president of the Ponoka Legion Ladies Auxiliary, presented Cassidy Burnett from Ponoka with a bursary of $500 on behalf of the Ladies Auxiliary Alberta N.W.T Command. (Photo submitted)

PHOTO: Bursary awarded

Marlene Ferguson, president of the Ponoka Legion Ladies Auxiliary, presented Cassidy Burnett…

Marlene Ferguson, president of the Ponoka Legion Ladies Auxiliary, presented Cassidy Burnett from Ponoka with a bursary of $500 on behalf of the Ladies Auxiliary Alberta N.W.T Command. (Photo submitted)
Ponoka Elementary School

Positive individual was not at PES while infectious

Individual tests positive over November break

Ponoka Elementary School
<strong>New RMA president:</strong> Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin with a Ponoka County buckle in recognition of his recent election to president of the Rural Municipalities Association of Alberta (RMA). Cutforth says the appointment is a unique honour. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Congrats Reeve McLauchlin

New RMA president: Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin…

<strong>New RMA president:</strong> Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin with a Ponoka County buckle in recognition of his recent election to president of the Rural Municipalities Association of Alberta (RMA). Cutforth says the appointment is a unique honour. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
<strong>Ringing in a milestone:</strong> Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted an engraved ring an bouquet of roses in recognition of 40 years of service with the county. Raugust has held many positions over the years and is currently the executive secretary. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Recognizing 40 years of service

Ringing in a milestone: Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted…

<strong>Ringing in a milestone:</strong> Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted an engraved ring an bouquet of roses in recognition of 40 years of service with the county. Raugust has held many positions over the years and is currently the executive secretary. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka and Maskwacis custodians ‘unsung’ heroes during pandemic

Schools have increased the sanitization of key, high-touch areas

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Team roping jackpot: The Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Nov. 13 to 15. All categories won prizes including trophy rifles, cross heels, roping dummies and roping cards. Pictured here, a No. 7 roping team tries their luck Sunday, Nov. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Shooters Team Roping Jackpot

Team roping jackpot: The Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the…

Team roping jackpot: The Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Nov. 13 to 15. All categories won prizes including trophy rifles, cross heels, roping dummies and roping cards. Pictured here, a No. 7 roping team tries their luck Sunday, Nov. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ryan Applegarth

Applegarth was out on bail when Ponoka woman killed

Ponoka male now facing first degree and second degree murder charges

Ryan Applegarth
Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka

Disciples of the word living a life of love

“It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live…

Dan Svitich
STAR Catholic Trustee for Ponoka
Bids for Kids poster

Santa’s Bids for Kids online auction open now

Benefiting youth programs in Ponoka and Rimbey

Bids for Kids poster
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Mayor Bonnett will serve on doctor recruitment committee

The town will write letters of support for doctor recruitment efforts in…

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Ponoka Stampede president Bruce Harbin

PSA president Bruce Harbin re-elected for one more year

The Ponoka Stampede Association held their AGM on Nov. 12

Ponoka Stampede president Bruce Harbin
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DREESHEN: It’s a new era for agriculture research in Alberta

Over the last year we organized 17 consultation stops to speak directly…

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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Legion Remembrance Day ceremony

Lest we forget: The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 66 held a…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka County will be getting a new roof for a section of its main office for about $245,000 following weeks of dealing with water leaks.
Photo by Jordie Dwyer

County Office closed to the Public until further notice

Upon recommendation of the Provincial Chief Medical Officer, the Ponoka County office…

Ponoka County will be getting a new roof for a section of its main office for about $245,000 following weeks of dealing with water leaks.
Photo by Jordie Dwyer
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RE: MLA Ron Orr’s column ‘Your parks will go on’

A response from Environment and Parks Critic Marlin Schmidt

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Ponoka Fish and Game horn measuring to go ahead

Memorial nesting boxes installed

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The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka flag display taken down on schedule despite controversy

VVOC says the display violates their trademark tribute “Flags of Remembrance”

The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Town of Ponoka introduces new temporary restrictions at town facilities

Ponoka civic building closed to public access, town office remains ‘open’ for business

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Emily Jaycox

Fact versus fiction: It isn’t always black and white

Ever notice how sometimes it’s not just kids who should heed the…

Emily Jaycox