Ponoka News Staff

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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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Funds from province will pay for exterior repairs, new roof

The Ponoka courthouse and provincial building will be receiving a face lift…

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Ponoka Aquaplex to temporarily close

Outdoor skating rinks will still be open for use once ice is ready

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Ponoka RCMP catch copper wire bandits within minutes

Fast security and RCMP response leads to copper wire thieves being apprehended

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Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is trying to enlist support from other municipalities for more equitable provincial funding for small and rural municipalities.
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Ponoka arena closing, Santa Claus Parade officially cancelled

Town of Ponoka announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is trying to enlist support from other municipalities for more equitable provincial funding for small and rural municipalities.
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Wolf Creek Public Schools informs about new measures and restrictions

Dates for extended winter break outlined

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Ridge Meadows RCMP are developing a new strategic plan for the detachment. (Phil McLachlan)

UPDATED: Male wanted for Montana First Nation shooting arrested

Darcy Cattleman located in Conklin, Alta.

Ridge Meadows RCMP are developing a new strategic plan for the detachment. (Phil McLachlan)
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Ponoka RCMP investigate armed robbery

On Nov. 11, 2020 the Reddi Mart in Ponoka was the victim…

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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Coping with Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic can be a very stressful time for many people.…

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<strong>Spooky spectacles:</strong> Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass

PHOTOS: Ponoka ready for Halloween

Spooky spectacles: Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass By…

<strong>Spooky spectacles:</strong> Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass
“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)

Old MacDonald Kennels sounding the alarm over number of cats in care

An expansion is underway at Old MacDonald Kennels

“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)
Coun. Ted Dillon receives a certificate for 30 years of service from Ponoka County Regional Fire Services Chief Dennis Jones. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka councillor recognized for 30 years’ fire service

Coun. Ted Dillon presented with certificate at Oct. 13 council meeting

Coun. Ted Dillon receives a certificate for 30 years of service from Ponoka County Regional Fire Services Chief Dennis Jones. (Photo submitted)
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Montana First Nations councillor gives back to youth

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Reggie Rabbit is a newly elected…

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Maskwacis RCMP welcomes new detachment commander

The Maskwacis RCMP detachment has a new detachment commander, Inspector Leanne MacMillan.…

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Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society postpones play

The board of the Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society announced in a press…

Last year’s production of Forever Plaid. File photo