Emily Jaycox

Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Expressions of the times

I’ve caught myself lately answering, “Oh, fair-to-middlin’” when people ask me how…

Emily Jaycox editorial
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Rose Creations makes your dreams a reality

Business feature on local wedding event planner

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L-R: Henry Fleck shows son-in-law Kevin Prediger useful tips to driving a carriage with harrows behind for the 2016 Farming with Horses farm event. (File photo)

OUR COMMUNITY: Remembering Ponoka horseman Henry Fleck

He was a mechanic and a veterinarian’s assistant and worked on movie…

L-R: Henry Fleck shows son-in-law Kevin Prediger useful tips to driving a carriage with harrows behind for the 2016 Farming with Horses farm event. (File photo)
The Town of Ponoka announced in a press release March 13 that is was closing the Ponoka arena. Photo by Emily Jaycox

New ice plant being installed at Ponoka Arena Complex

A new ice plant is being installed at the Ponoka Arena Complex…

The Town of Ponoka announced in a press release March 13 that is was closing the Ponoka arena. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins on a Zoom call to the Ponoka chamber of commerce. (Image: screenshot)

MP Calkins on federal pandemic spending: ‘We’re in trouble’

MP gives run down on federal finances, vaccine roll out to Ponoka chamber members

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins on a Zoom call to the Ponoka chamber of commerce. (Image: screenshot)
The cremated remains of Michael Okeymaw’s grandfather were delivered to a community mail box in Ponoka. The image has been selectively blurred to protect personal information. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka family feels ‘hurt’ and ‘disrespected’ after cremated remains delivered to community mailbox

Canada Post apologetic and regrets ‘any further stress’ caused

The cremated remains of Michael Okeymaw’s grandfather were delivered to a community mail box in Ponoka. The image has been selectively blurred to protect personal information. (Photo submitted)
Dan Svitich, local trustee

OPINION: Holding on to hope for 2021

“And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of…

Dan Svitich, local trustee
Diners flood into The Noble Fox on Jan. 28. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw businesses ready to battle government over restrictions

The Noble Fox opened to sit-down diners on Jan. 27 and John’s Gym plans to open Feb. 1

Diners flood into The Noble Fox on Jan. 28. (Photo submitted)
The new and improved tub room in Ponoka LTC. (Photos submitted)

Ponoka LTC long-awaited tub room reno now complete

The long term care residents now have an new-and-improved tub and shower room

The new and improved tub room in Ponoka LTC. (Photos submitted)
One of the Crestomere 4-H members during their bottle drive. (Photo submitted)

Crestomere 4-H Multi Club report

December and January report

One of the Crestomere 4-H members during their bottle drive. (Photo submitted)
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OUR COMMUNITY: Central Alberta researchers are innovators in agricultural sciences

Jessica Sperber of Ponoka, and David MacTaggart of Lacombe awarded prestigious scholarship

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Ponoka RCMP receives new police puppy trainee

The Ponoka RCMP detachment has said goodbye to their police dog trainee…

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After several years in limbo, Parkland Manor to be torn down

Rimoka Housing Foundation has received funding and approval for the demolition

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Lucas Berg, left, with the backpacks filled with essential items he donated to the Red Deer Mustard Seed Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka youth fills backpacks for less fortunate

Lucas Berg, 14, of Ponoka County, donated 20 backpacks he filled with necessities

Lucas Berg, left, with the backpacks filled with essential items he donated to the Red Deer Mustard Seed Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo submitted)
Kyla Gibson with her boyfriend Gavin Hardy. (Photo by amyjay.photography

Sylvan Lake couple lose ‘fur babies’ to house fire

‘They were our world and nothing will ever replace them,’ Kyla Gibson said of her three pets

Kyla Gibson with her boyfriend Gavin Hardy. (Photo by amyjay.photography
The Calnash Ag Event Centre will be closed for competitions until at least Jan. 21, 2020. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Outlook for Calnash in 2021 a waiting game

Ag event centre losing thousands during shutdown

The Calnash Ag Event Centre will be closed for competitions until at least Jan. 21, 2020. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
COVID update Jan. 19

Ponoka County COVID-19 numbers on steady decline

Numbers of active cases of COVID-19 have continued to drop in Ponoka…

COVID update Jan. 19
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Hockey nets set up at outdoor rink

With provincial health restrictions now permitting outdoor gatherings of up to 10…

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Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Town of Ponoka appoints Sandra Lund as CAO

Ponoka town council voted unanimously at its regular meeting on Jan.12 to…

Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Ponoka RCMP respond to several B&E’s

Calls include complaint of a spray painted garage

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