Ponoka News Staff

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

A home alarm and an attentive neighbour at a rural home helped in their arrest.

Wetaskiwin man charged with sexual offences on three youths

The in-depth investigation showed the youths were allegedly exploited by the man

UPDATE – LOCATED: First Nations youth from Maskwacis reported missing

Maskwacis RCMP say the 14-year-old youth went missing March 29

  • Apr 1, 2018

Snowfall warning for central Alberta

Environment Canada expects 10 to 20 cms of snowfall overnight of Thursday

Ponoka RCMP investigate liquor theft

Police are looking for two suspects involved in an alleged theft of liquor at the Sobeys Liquor

Pursuit with rogue semi ends in arrest

RCMP chased a stolen semi tractor from Red Deer to Airdrie

Calgary police investigate man posing as Calgary firefighter

Calgary police are looking for information on a suspect who stole a firefighter’s ID

  • Mar 23, 2018

Man and woman arrested after failed theft of truck

Bashaw RCMP briefs also include theft of vehicles and theft of a firearm

Break and enter to Ponoka farm home while resident was inside

Caucasian suspects quickly entered the home and stole several items Tuesday afternoon

The Prostate Cancer Centre’s Man Van coming to Ponoka

Staff will be in Ponoka with the Man Van Saturday, March 24 for the free blood test

Police investigate alleged theft from Ponoka hardware store

Suspect tells Ponoka clerk he was “borrowing” the items

Lumber truck in flames near Breton

RCMP advise motorists avoid the area for some time while crews clear the road

  • Mar 14, 2018

UPDATE: Maskwacis RCMP say the missing man has been found deceased

The 18-year-old Aboriginal man from Louis Bull was last seen March 3

  • Mar 12, 2018

Spring ice safety tips from Town of Ponoka

Reports of people breaking through the ice prompts town to provide some safety tips

Canmore Paralympic athlete to lead Canadian team in opening ceremony

The 13-time medalist heading to his fifth Paralympics will be the flag bearer in opening ceremonies

  • Mar 8, 2018

Ponoka’s highway officers deal with wintry road conditions

Heavy snow Friday and Saturday brought snow, wind and slippery roads

Web Poll: Snowboarding or skiing, which do you like best?

With the heavy snowfall coming, we ask the question, snowboarding or skiing; which do you like best?

UPDATE: Highway 2 a “skating rink” – Heavy snowfall

Environment Canada warns that 10 to 20 cm of snow is expected by Sunday

St. A students golden at Skills Canada competition

Junior and senior high students take part in cardboard creation event at NAIT

PHOTOS: CP Rail train derailment near Ellerslie Road

A train derailed on the south end of Edmonton closes streets