Mike Rainone

Vintage Motorcycle rally roars into Ponoka July 22-24

Riders are expected from across North America for the three day event

“Once upon a bride” display at Ponoka Museum

Weddings the focus of exhibit now on at local musem

Everyone loves a sunny Ponoka Stampede parade morning

This week's Reflections looks at the fun and generally sunny Ponoka Stampede parade days.

The glorious saga of the thrilling sport of chuckwagon racing

This week's Reflections looks at the history of chuckwagon racing.

Ilona Carter is the Honorary President of the 2016 Ponoka Stampede

Long time Ponoka district resident Mrs. Ilona Carter, 91, was honoured to be named as the Honorary President of the 80th Ponoka Stampede.

Ponoka Drop-in Centre is where good friends meet

This week's Reflections looks at the long history of the Drop In Centre.

Local cowboy Jake Vold featured on 80th Ponoka Stampede poster

Reflections of Ponoka - Keen competitor great ambassador for poster

Celebrating eight decades of Ponoka Stampede legends

This week's Reflections celebrated eight decades of Ponoka Stampede legends.

Fink family left USA for the ‘Promise land’ of Alberta near Ponoka

This week's Reflections looks at the history of the Fink Family in Ponoka.

From a printer’s devil to the local editor

Reflections of Ponoka - keeping an eye on local history

Hospital kids rode the bus and hung out at the rink

This week's Reflections looks at the days of being a young kid with parents at the Alberta Hospital.

Larry Hodgson honoured for sports achievements

This week's Reflections honours Larry Hodgson and his many years of sports achievements.

Wild whiskers salute early Ponoka Stampedes

This week's Reflections looks at the Battle of the Beards in 1940.

Early Alberta hospitality came with strict rules

This week's Reflections looks at growth and welcoming at the turn of the 19th century.

The Provincial Mental Hospital was a total community

This week's Reflections looks at the community of the former Ponoka Mental Hospital.

The Manito district became famous for its sheep

This week's Reflections looks at Manitou district's fame.

The early invasion of the telephone lines

This week's Reflections looks at telephone lines back in the day.

So many fond memories of living on the Alberta Hospital grounds

For those us as children of the many staff families who lived up on the massive grounds there will always be so many fond memories

Intense 1954 display shows that Ponoka is prepared for disasters

As a part of the gala five day celebration of Ponoka’s 50th Anniversary, the local Civil Defense Corp hosted a very authentic display

Remember Ponoka’s very own version of Monopoly?

No matter what age we may be, have sometime during our lives’ become acquainted with the grand old game of Monopoly.