Ponoka News Staff

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Alberta RCMP and partners launch Operation Cold Start

With the cold winter temperatures, the Alberta RCMP and their law enforcement…

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The Calnash Ag Event Centre. (File photo)

Calnash Ag Event Centre looking for solutions to rising utility costs

Ponoka County council briefs from Dec. 13, 2022

The Calnash Ag Event Centre. (File photo)
Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)

Organizers prepared for Ponoka Community Christmas Dinner

A long-standing tradition in Ponoka, the community Christmas dinner is returning full…

Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)
Ponoka's Liam Wittal takes in a breath as he pushes himself in the 100m backstroke on Dec. 10, taking bronze with a time just a shade under two minute at the Cookie Classic in the Aquaplex.
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Town of Ponoka gives update on recreation facilities to county council

Town chief administrative officer (CAO) Sandra Lund and Andrew Jones, recreation director,…

Ponoka's Liam Wittal takes in a breath as he pushes himself in the 100m backstroke on Dec. 10, taking bronze with a time just a shade under two minute at the Cookie Classic in the Aquaplex.
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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

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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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