Mustafa Eric

Bayer, Monsanto and what do we eat?

This week's editorial discusses the potential of a bumper crop and international markets.

This special railcar has been touring the country for years to provide hands-on training for emergency responders. The railcar contains all sorts of sample valves and mechanisms used in controlling pressure and leaks and installed in railcars carrying dangerous chemicals or oil/LNG.

Emergency intervention training attracts participants from wide area

More than 120 participants from all over the province descended on Ponoka last week for a two-day specialized training course.

This special railcar has been touring the country for years to provide hands-on training for emergency responders. The railcar contains all sorts of sample valves and mechanisms used in controlling pressure and leaks and installed in railcars carrying dangerous chemicals or oil/LNG.
Ponoka’s Cam Kirstien tries to wrestle the control of the ball as he is pressured by two Manluk players during the first half of the cup championship game on Sunday

Comeback effort too little too late for Ponoka FC

Ponoka men's FC lose to Manluk in final trophy match.

Ponoka’s Cam Kirstien tries to wrestle the control of the ball as he is pressured by two Manluk players during the first half of the cup championship game on Sunday

Thoughts on a new school year

This weeks editorial looks at back to school, automation and schools being accountable to the government.

How clean was Rio 2016?

This week's editorial questions if the Olympics have become something other than what was intended.

Rob McArthur

Provincial champions’ success celebrated

Ponoka Minor Soccer celebrates a year of accomplishments.

Rob McArthur

Assignment for Alberta’s opposition

Alberta's political climate expected to heat up, in this week's editorial.

Eric Eischeid (#6) jumps for a header from a corner kick in one of the many positions he created during the first half of game against Stettler on Monday

Storm rebuild confidence in home game

Beefed up with some provincial championship power, Ponoka men’s soccer team sailed easily past Stettler FC.

Eric Eischeid (#6) jumps for a header from a corner kick in one of the many positions he created during the first half of game against Stettler on Monday

Clinton/Trump: Where is the difference?

This week's editorial looks at the U.S. election and the choices of Trump and Clinton.

College showcase makes a big start

From Ponoka, 11 players got new opportunities in new soccer showcase.

Carbon tax: Is it worth the trouble?

This week's editorial questions whether there are benefits with a carbon tax.

Communities in Bloom judge Mohyuddin Mirza (left) enjoys the beauty of Sara Driedger’s garden as the other judge Sherry Cote (centre) chats with town employee Val Schabert during the tour of the town on Thursday

Ponoka impresses Communities in Bloom judges

Judges with the Communities in Bloom organization were impressed with Ponoka's overall look.

Communities in Bloom judge Mohyuddin Mirza (left) enjoys the beauty of Sara Driedger’s garden as the other judge Sherry Cote (centre) chats with town employee Val Schabert during the tour of the town on Thursday
This booklet with all the information on the upcoming annual agricultural fair is free and available for pickup in various businesses and locations around town.

Annual agricultural fair focuses on pulses

Ponoka Ag Society prepares for annual home and hobby show.

This booklet with all the information on the upcoming annual agricultural fair is free and available for pickup in various businesses and locations around town.

Nice and Turkey, how much do we really know?

This week's editorial questions the truth behind certain news and government stories.

Ponoka U18 boys and girls won provincial gold medal over the weekend

Ponoka celebrating double championship in home tournament

Both boys and girls under-18 soccer teams walk off with provincial titles over rivals in finals

Ponoka U18 boys and girls won provincial gold medal over the weekend

Ponoka to be assessed by Communities in Bloom

Judges will visit locations in the community, to join BBQ

Who needs Canada more, the world or NATO?

Does the federal government's recent decisions lead the country in the right direction

Brittany Ermineskin’s bead work adds lots of colour and style to women’s everyday accessories.

Young First Nations artists display creative work

Samson Nation cafe providing new forum for displaying local creations besides food

Brittany Ermineskin’s bead work adds lots of colour and style to women’s everyday accessories.
Ponoka’s Gurjit Sandhu (right) and Eric Ehschied (#6) seek to create a scoring chance in one of the rare appearences of Storm players in front of the Manluk net in the first half of the game on Sunday

Storm struggling to hold position in league

Ponoka to play host to provincial championships for U18 boys and girls this weekend

Ponoka’s Gurjit Sandhu (right) and Eric Ehschied (#6) seek to create a scoring chance in one of the rare appearences of Storm players in front of the Manluk net in the first half of the game on Sunday

What the mail and bread have in common

Monopolies in any sense pose a warning to everyone to be prepared