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Walk-in clinic for first dose in Ponoka June 29

A one-day walk-in clinic will be open for first doses of COVID-19…

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Ponoka chamber introduces summer students

Ponoka residents and business owners may come in contact with the Ponoka…

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Mary Lynn Ellingson, right, and Linda Graafland with their balloon display for the 215 children found in Kamloops, B.C. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka community supports Every Child Matters

Local tributes to remains of 215 children found in Kamloops, B.C.

Mary Lynn Ellingson, right, and Linda Graafland with their balloon display for the 215 children found in Kamloops, B.C. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka experiencing thunderstorm, hail

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for central Alberta on May…

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Help available for claimants in federal Indian Day School lawsuit

Federal Indian Day School Community Support Sessions are taking place in Maskwacis from May 3 to 4

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<strong>4-H helping hands:</strong> (Not as pictured) Henry Thalen, Damien Thalen, Cohen Thalen, Craig Haan and Conor Haan pick up garbage along the last leg of the clean up area on Hwy. 53 before the Hwy. 2 overpass. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka 4-H members clean up Hwy. 53

May 1 is Alberta Transportation’s annual highway cleanup day

<strong>4-H helping hands:</strong> (Not as pictured) Henry Thalen, Damien Thalen, Cohen Thalen, Craig Haan and Conor Haan pick up garbage along the last leg of the clean up area on Hwy. 53 before the Hwy. 2 overpass. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Applegarth’s murder charges proceed

Ryan Jake Applegarth, charged with the second degree murder of Chantelle Firingstoney,…

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Ponoka Elementary School

2 cases confirmed at Ponoka Elementary School

Ponoka Elementary School (PES) stated in a letter to families on Feb.…

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Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Staff Sgt. moves on from Maskwacis detachment

Staff Sgt. Dwayne Moore is now the detachment commander of Breton and Thorsby

Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Sharon Gordon, a registered nurse at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital draws up the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe as the hospital held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for people 75 years old and up on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Brattleboro, Vt. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Phase 1B of vaccine roll out has begun

As COVID-19 vaccinations continued in January, some questioned the priorities set by…

Sharon Gordon, a registered nurse at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital draws up the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe as the hospital held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for people 75 years old and up on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Brattleboro, Vt. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)
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Ponoka RCMP charge male with possession of break-in tools

A male suspect was arrested by the Ponoka RCMP on site after…

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Ponoka ITU respond to fatal rollover on Hwy. 2

Adult female dies in rollover in Lacombe County

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Ponoka figure skating leader celebrated on her birthday

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame celebrated Ponoka inductee Marilyn Chidlow on…

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WCPS superintendent Lovell on return to school Monday Jan. 11

Virtual learning not being extended as students return to class

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Ponoka, surrounding communities COVID-19 update

Ponoka County numbers hold steady

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L-R: Shaun McLaren and Kristen Gerlinksy help Chase McLaren, four, and Brandt Schellenberger, seven (behind), lace up at Lions Centennial Park on Dec. 30. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Centennial Park skating trail now open

Trail officially opened Dec. 30

L-R: Shaun McLaren and Kristen Gerlinksy help Chase McLaren, four, and Brandt Schellenberger, seven (behind), lace up at Lions Centennial Park on Dec. 30. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Town tree erected again, residents asked to stay off the ice

The town Christmas tree located at the downtown skating plaza has been…

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Ponoka Elementary School

UPDATED: Two positive cases confirmed at Ponoka Elementary School

Ponoka Elementary School (PES) sent out a letter to parents and guardians…

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Ponoka RCMP arrest male for kidnapping

Dennis Tyler Rattlesnake, 35, is facing charges of unlawful confinement, aggravated assault

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