Ponoka News Staff

Ponoka Composite High School’s graduating class of 1970. Image: yearbook photo

OUR COMMUNITY: Ponoka Composite High School class of 1970

It’s been 50 years since they graduated

Ponoka Composite High School’s graduating class of 1970. Image: yearbook photo
Details of new tax incentive program rolls out

Details of new tax incentive program rolls out

program offers tax breaks and financial incentives for new Ponoka residents

Details of new tax incentive program rolls out
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WCPS survey: 14.7 per cent still undecided about schooling options

No international field trips for division for 2020-21 school year

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Town’s Economic Development Strategy outdated considering COVID-19

Council votes to endorse strategy as a guideline, rather than as a whole

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Aquaplex now has extended pool schedule

Aquaplex now has extended pool schedule

Includes extended hours, lessons, and more family swim time

Aquaplex now has extended pool schedule
Ponoka physicians ‘deeply saddened’ by loss of Dr. Reynolds

Ponoka physicians ‘deeply saddened’ by loss of Dr. Reynolds

BRMC reminds patients doctors still available for telephone appointments

Ponoka physicians ‘deeply saddened’ by loss of Dr. Reynolds
Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking

Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking

Maskwacis man arrested after brief chase Aug. 8

Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking
Ponoka RCMP respond to thefts, drunk driver

Ponoka RCMP respond to thefts, drunk driver

Ponoka RCMP briefs Aug. 4 to 10

Ponoka RCMP respond to thefts, drunk driver
Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

There were seven challengers to incumbent, including NGCI president

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief
These two maps show the current reserve land in pink and the proposed new lands in red. Image: Facebook

Ermineskin Cree Nation plans for growth

Nation to expand reserve lands by 50 per cent

These two maps show the current reserve land in pink and the proposed new lands in red. Image: Facebook
Health advisories issued for Gull Lake, Buffalo Lake

Health advisories issued for Gull Lake, Buffalo Lake

High levels of fecal bateria found in water

Health advisories issued for Gull Lake, Buffalo Lake
Samson Cree Nation council elected

Samson Cree Nation council elected

Frank Buffalo received the most votes at 463

Samson Cree Nation council elected
Ponoka man caught with stolen car, license plates

Ponoka man caught with stolen car, license plates

Ponoka RCMP briefs July 21 to July 27

Ponoka man caught with stolen car, license plates
PHOTOS: ‘Ringsteken’ ring riding

PHOTOS: ‘Ringsteken’ ring riding

A “ringsteken,” event was held in downtown Ponoka on Saturday, July 25.…

PHOTOS: ‘Ringsteken’ ring riding
Cash and Cars Lottery creates hope for Albertans facing cancer

Cash and Cars Lottery creates hope for Albertans facing cancer

Everyone needs hope for the future. With the help of the Cash…

Cash and Cars Lottery creates hope for Albertans facing cancer
Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson

Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson

Election was held on July 14

Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson
UPDATED: Found

UPDATED: Found

UPDATED: Danelle Chiefstick has been located safe. Maskwacis RCMP would like to…

UPDATED: Found
Kiya Bruno. Photo submitted

Samon Cree Nation youth sings anthem for CBC’s Canada Day special

Kiya Bruno, 14, sang national anthem in Cree for CBC The National’s Canada Day Special

Kiya Bruno. Photo submitted
Temporary road closures due to paving work

Temporary road closures due to paving work

Temporary road closures will take place in Ponoka into next week as…

Temporary road closures due to paving work
AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

Lab worker tests positive with low risk of transmission to others

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case
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