Emily Jaycox

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Lessons on life and grieving from a box of paper

A box of paper. In the end, is that all a life…

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Kaila Mussell. (Facebook photo/Mussell Bronc Academy)

2nd annual Mussell Bronc Academy right around the corner

Maskwacis youth will have the opportunity to learn one-on-one with an internationally…

Kaila Mussell. (Facebook photo/Mussell Bronc Academy)
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Ponoka Food Bank going strong despite increased usage

While the Ponoka Food Bank is seeing an uptick in users, which…

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NFPA 1001 Level 1 students getting orientated on the entanglement prop as part of training. (Photo submitted)

Alarms calls, EMS assistance within Ponoka up in 2022

A look at Ponoka County Regional Fire Services - East District’s statistics for 2022

NFPA 1001 Level 1 students getting orientated on the entanglement prop as part of training. (Photo submitted)
The Rimbey AgRim Centre. (File photo)
The Rimbey AgRim Centre. (File photo)
Officers secure the scene in front of the Leland Hotel on Sept. 21, 2022. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Trial going ahead for pair charged in downtown Ponoka shooting

Suspects charged with attempted murder and slew of other offences

Officers secure the scene in front of the Leland Hotel on Sept. 21, 2022. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Chief Desmond Bull, left, signs the agreement with Catherine Lappe, assistant deputy minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Feb. 1. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Louis Bull Nation signs agreement to have autonomy over own child, family services

Coun. Wayne Moonias: ‘You must make this place worthy of such a gift’

Chief Desmond Bull, left, signs the agreement with Catherine Lappe, assistant deputy minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Feb. 1. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Old MacDonald Kennels ‘bursting at the seams’

Several fundraisers being held this spring to help with operating costs

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RCMP Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday. (Black Press file photo)

Former Bashaw RCMP detachment commander has passed away

Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday was most recently posted in Stettler

RCMP Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday. (Black Press file photo)
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Crestomere School class pilots successful virtual lunar rover mission simulation

Student: ‘It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience’

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The evolving concept of ‘home’

Home isn’t always just one place and — sometimes — isn’t a place at all

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The Stingrays, left to right: Hudson Hummel, Josiah Steeves, Ash Sargent and Carter Tylke. (Photos submitted)

Crestomere School contest winners to virtually control a lunar rover

Their whole class will get to participate in the virtual lunar mission

The Stingrays, left to right: Hudson Hummel, Josiah Steeves, Ash Sargent and Carter Tylke. (Photos submitted)
Kacey Yellowbird, right, receives the Platinum Jubilee medal Dec. 10, 2022, in Camrose. (Photo submitted)

Samson Cree Nation member receives Platinum Jubilee medal for freezer program

A Samson Cree Nation community builder was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s…

Kacey Yellowbird, right, receives the Platinum Jubilee medal Dec. 10, 2022, in Camrose. (Photo submitted)
The Ponoka Airport has been closed to medivac flights this winter. (File photo)

Ponoka Airport closed for medivac flights this winter

Ponoka town council discussed a letter Mayor Kevin Ferguson sent to Lacombe-Ponoka…

The Ponoka Airport has been closed to medivac flights this winter. (File photo)
L-R: Ken Feragen (father), Sharon Feragen (mother), Mollie Farley (KidSport), Shenoa Feragen (sister) and Trevor Feragen (brother). Missing from the photo is Whitney Feragen (sister). (Photo submitted)

Ponoka family makes memorial donation to KidSport

For the last four years, the Feragen family of Ponoka has honoured…

L-R: Ken Feragen (father), Sharon Feragen (mother), Mollie Farley (KidSport), Shenoa Feragen (sister) and Trevor Feragen (brother). Missing from the photo is Whitney Feragen (sister). (Photo submitted)
The cold weather prevented the immediate examination of the building after the fire at Manny’s Motel in Wetaskiwin Jan. 14, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Charges lowered to second degree murder for 3 suspects in Manny’s Motel fire, homicide

Remains of 21-year-old victim were found in burned out Wetaskiwin motel

The cold weather prevented the immediate examination of the building after the fire at Manny’s Motel in Wetaskiwin Jan. 14, 2020. (Black Press file photo)
Team DeSchiffart. (Photo submitted)

3 Ponoka junior coaches on Team Alberta 2 going to nationals

Team DeSchiffart send off event to be held in Lacombe

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