Ponoka News Staff

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PHOTO: Purses of Love donates to Ponoka women in need

The third annual Purses of Love campaign donated over 100 purses filled…

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Bidding open now for ‘Santa’s Bids for Kids,’ benefiting Ponoka, Rimbey youth

Wolf Creek Youth Foundation’s online auction runs Nov. 29 to Dec. 2

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The Remembrance Day march is returning to the Ponoka Legion this year, as well as an in-person Remembrance Day ceremony open to the public. (File photo)

Remembrance Day services in Ponoka

Although it may be a low-key affair this year, the Ponoka Legion…

The Remembrance Day march is returning to the Ponoka Legion this year, as well as an in-person Remembrance Day ceremony open to the public. (File photo)
The overnight reception area at the Calnash Ag Event Centre Nov. 5. (Photo submitted/Donna Noble)

UPDATE: Ponoka buses dozens to reception area after multiple collisions on weekend

Those stranded included the Sherwood Park Crusaders hockey team

The overnight reception area at the Calnash Ag Event Centre Nov. 5. (Photo submitted/Donna Noble)
Ponoka Legion executive Marlene Perry, left, presents Shelley Stebner, PES admin assistant, with a cheque for $200 for the school’s meal program. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Local groups support Ponoka Elementary School’s meal program

Every school day, Ponoka Elementary School (PES) provides about 180 hungry students…

Ponoka Legion executive Marlene Perry, left, presents Shelley Stebner, PES admin assistant, with a cheque for $200 for the school’s meal program. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: Ponoka hosts ‘From War Horse to Movie Star’

AFHA celebrates 25th anniversary Friesian Horse Show

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Legion holds candlelight vigil

The Ponoka Legion Branch No. 66 held its annual candlelight vigil at…

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Logan and Keely Bonnett. (File photo)

Ponoka locals take home CPRA year-end awards

Bonnett brothers win animal of the year selections — again

Logan and Keely Bonnett. (File photo)
L-R: Bill Hoar, president of Ponoka Co-op Oils, Scott Brown, assistant general manager, Shelly Hammell, convenience store supervisor, Clayton Morrow, general manager, Brent Walker, retail advisor, Curtis Topham, director, Ron Sperber, director and Rob Hagemann, director. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Bill Hoar, president of Ponoka Co-op Oils, Scott Brown, assistant general manager, Shelly Hammell, convenience store supervisor, Clayton Morrow, general manager, Brent Walker, retail advisor, Curtis Topham, director, Ron Sperber, director and Rob Hagemann, director. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: Ponoka Youth Centre’s family fun night

Party was also a farewell to Jesse Vaudry

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Semi-trailer in the ditch near Morningside

As of 1 p.m. on Aug. 12, a semi-trailer remains in the…

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Ponoka Stampede’s Cattle Raffle not just for ranchers

The winner walks away with 50-bred heifers or $75k

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Ponoka Secondary Campus seniors pull pranks for grad week

School says they kept it good, clean fun

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Seniors’ Week and other updates from the Town of Ponoka

New dock, splash park, property tax assessments

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Town of Ponoka renews temporary seasonal patio program

The Town of Ponoka has renewed its Temporary Seasonal Patio Program for…

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Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)

Cree county music singer Shane Yellowbird from Maskwacis passes away

Multiple media outlets have reported that Cree country music artist Shane Yellowbird…

Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)
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Morningside Community Hall hosts pancake breakfast

Event a fundraiser to add tables and benches to playground use area

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Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka hospital ER closed for today

Temporary closure April 8 due to physician shortage

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)