Jordie Dwyer

Two of Howard Johnston’s grand-children model the jackets that he is offering up to a new home. Photo submitted

Former Ponoka resident makes memorabilia available

Getting rid of some jackets and other mementos

Two of Howard Johnston’s grand-children model the jackets that he is offering up to a new home. Photo submitted
The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted

Full scale test next step for Gull Lake Watershed

Hope is filter will contain Prussian Carp eggs from entering Gull Lake

The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted
PHOTOS: Community registration night

PHOTOS: Community registration night

Getting ready: It was a completely different look at the annual Townwide…

PHOTOS: Community registration night
Just An Observation: Riding off toward the sunrise
Just An Observation: Riding off toward the sunrise
Black Press file photo

Tools for School helping kids in need

Program helps with some back to school costs

Black Press file photo
Ponoka’s bantam Broncs season will look different with a 9-man configuration and with the offensive side of the ball having the most changes.                                File photo

Two seasons possible for Ponoka’s bantam Broncs

Plans are to play 9-man fall schedule, then regular 12-man league in spring

Ponoka’s bantam Broncs season will look different with a 9-man configuration and with the offensive side of the ball having the most changes.                                File photo
File photo

No decision made on second home rules

Rebuild of RR24 in northwest part of county will go ahead

File photo
The annual Rifleman’s Rodeo hosted by the Ponoka Fish and Game Association is taking a hiatus this year given the present COVID-19 restrictions. The hope is it will return next year. File photo

Rifleman’s Rodeo a no-go this year

Ponoka Fish and Game cancel big long weekend event

The annual Rifleman’s Rodeo hosted by the Ponoka Fish and Game Association is taking a hiatus this year given the present COVID-19 restrictions. The hope is it will return next year. File photo
File photo

Lengthy chase ends in arrest

Suspects facing multiple charges after avoiding police over two days

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The All Girls Challenge was a huge success with 202 teams competing on Aug. 21 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Super 6 weekend goes without a hitch

Huge weekend see big payouts, lots of entries

The All Girls Challenge was a huge success with 202 teams competing on Aug. 21 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Trailer scourge hits county once again

Trailer scourge hits county once again

RV units packing Poulsens Pasture

Trailer scourge hits county once again
(L-R) Renn Mill Centre’s Doug Hilsabeck takes Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr and minister of economic development, trade and tourism Tanya Fir through their Lacombe area facility on Aug. 13.                                Photo submitted

Minister’s tour not just about business

Fir hoping to obtain better picture of tourism and other economic development needs, wants

(L-R) Renn Mill Centre’s Doug Hilsabeck takes Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr and minister of economic development, trade and tourism Tanya Fir through their Lacombe area facility on Aug. 13.                                Photo submitted
Ponoka Minor Hockey ready for a return

Ponoka Minor Hockey ready for a return

No timeline for games, but hope is to be on the ice in a month

Ponoka Minor Hockey ready for a return
Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again

Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again

Initial result would see taxes rise dramatically, as much as 150 per cent

Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again
Ponoka RCMP searching for three suspects in stabbing

Ponoka RCMP searching for three suspects in stabbing

Man treated in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Ponoka RCMP searching for three suspects in stabbing
Ponoka woman riding to fight kids’ cancer

Ponoka woman riding to fight kids’ cancer

One Ponoka woman is hoping to help make a difference for children…

Ponoka woman riding to fight kids’ cancer
Road work: Traffic on 53 Ave. just east of Hwy. 2A was disrupted for a few hours on Aug. 7 as crews ripped up the road in preparation for some new pavement. A timeframe for completion of the improvements surrounding the four-way stop intersection isn’t known.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTO: Road work

Road work: Traffic on 53 Ave. just east of Hwy. 2A was…

Road work: Traffic on 53 Ave. just east of Hwy. 2A was disrupted for a few hours on Aug. 7 as crews ripped up the road in preparation for some new pavement. A timeframe for completion of the improvements surrounding the four-way stop intersection isn’t known.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Carling Matejka. Photo submitted

Ponoka vet to have a voice on a national stage

Dr. Carling Matejka one of 25 members of federal agricultural advisory council

Carling Matejka. Photo submitted
Extreme weather a challenge for jumping school
Extreme weather a challenge for jumping school
Walking for a cause: Ponoka’s Roy Scabar, manager at ATB Financial in Ponoka, shows off the bright red heels he wore on July 30 as part of the virtual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser held across the country. All of the donations he collected as he ‘paraded’ around town went to support the Camrose Women’s Shelter Society. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTO: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walking for a cause: Ponoka’s Roy Scabar, manager at ATB Financial in…

Walking for a cause: Ponoka’s Roy Scabar, manager at ATB Financial in Ponoka, shows off the bright red heels he wore on July 30 as part of the virtual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser held across the country. All of the donations he collected as he ‘paraded’ around town went to support the Camrose Women’s Shelter Society. Photo by Jordie Dwyer