Emily Jaycox

The broken window at the Ponoka Shoppers was boarded up by noon on Jan. 13. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Thief smashes window to gain entry to Ponoka Shoppers

Ponoka, Maskwacis RCMP members responded

The broken window at the Ponoka Shoppers was boarded up by noon on Jan. 13. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Funding goal getting close for LTC beds

Several large donations were received during ‘Unfestival of Trees’ fundraising campaign

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2020 passport to christmas

Passport to Christmas does well despite pandemic

In the midst of a pandemic when a lot of businesses were…

2020 passport to christmas
Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.

Ponoka County says ‘We need to start owning the message a little more’

Active cases starting to fall in Ponoka County, Maskwacis sees 25 per cent drop

Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.
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PART I: Businesses impacted by shutdowns

Local restaurant owner: ‘This is so bad for us’

(Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)

Outbreak results in increased PPE waste at Ponoka dump

AHS says such materials are considered safe for the landfill

Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)
Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen. (Photo submitted)

Celebrate mentoring during National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of…

Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen. (Photo submitted)
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Ponoka homelessness committee becomes a society

Lack of volunteers biggest hurdle to opening overnight mat program

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Ponoka hospital

Ponoka Hospital outbreak may be lifted next week

Currently 14 positive cases

Ponoka hospital
Emily Jaycox editorial

There’s no magic reboot

As much as I hope this new year brings some relief from…

Emily Jaycox editorial
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Town updates election bylaw, supports Rimoka

Dec. 22, 2020 town council briefs

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letter

Letter: MLAs holiday travel ‘unacceptable’ and ‘disrespectful’

Dear editor, “Do as I say but not as I do” —…

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A sign commenting on the recent out-of-country travel by UCP MLA’s was put up by Jessica Jones on the weekend. (Photo submitted)

MLA Ron Orr’s office plastered with posters

Aloe vera left for MLAs returning from sunny vacations

A sign commenting on the recent out-of-country travel by UCP MLA’s was put up by Jessica Jones on the weekend. (Photo submitted)
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Ponoka County pheasant flock without a roost after fire

Flock had already been decimated by coyotes

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Ponoka had its first annual 24-hour hockey game from Feb. 7 to 8. Photo by Emily Jaycox.

Farewell 2020: a year in review

2020 was a year many may just want put behind them and…

Ponoka had its first annual 24-hour hockey game from Feb. 7 to 8. Photo by Emily Jaycox.
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Wolf Creek Public Schools: pandemic caused lower class sizes, deficits

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) trustees discussed a number of items at…

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Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka News carriers deliver more than the paper

Katie Hodges and Aubree Reynolds have become well-known on their route

Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)