Columnists

Let’s all get along after the election, no matter the outcome

I’m writing this column after I’ve just been at the advance polling…

Welcome the new editor of the Ponoka News

Local woman takes over the top job at the local newspaper

Hammertime: Hoping April brings fair weather and an honest election

I am sure that all of us were really excited last week…

Does Google spy on our cell phone conversations?

DECK Supporters of tech giants say they would never, eve invade our privacy

Hammertime: Springtime adventures

Spring mud puddles will always be our children’s greatest adventure

HAMMERTIME: Swinging into spring

This week’s Ponoka News Hammertime celebrates the fun of spring

  • Mar 20, 2019

OPINION: Lane-splitting for motorcycles should be legal in Alberta

More tools needed to protect cyclists’ lives from motorists

COLUMN: From deep cold to spring

Life of a Farm Wife - Looking into springtime and calving season

  • Mar 13, 2019

Hammertime: Surviving the deep February freeze and into March

Looking at the rumble of March and the potential of spring

  • Mar 13, 2019

COLUMN: Mayor Rick Bonnett speaks to committee work

This month’s ‘Council’s Corner’ looks at the many roles within Ponoka’s town council

  • Mar 12, 2019

COLUMN: WCPS trustee speaks to collaboration in schools

Balancing schedule needs at the many schools at Wolf Creek Public Schools requires planning

  • Mar 12, 2019

OPINION: Speaking on how local news matters

Local Matters, a new focus on local businesses that support community newspapers

  • Mar 6, 2019

Hammertime: Enjoying curling, to play and watch

This week’s Ponoka News Hammertime celebrates the sport of curling

  • Mar 6, 2019

Hammertime: The joys of watching our kids’ playtime

This week’s Hammertime looks at then and now, watching our children play

  • Feb 27, 2019

Just An Observation: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

Hammertime: Be aware of phoney scams and frauds

This week’s Hammertime focusses on the different kinds of fraud

  • Feb 20, 2019

Hammertime: Make Valentine’s Day a year-long deal

This week’s Hammertime celebrates the special Valentine’s Day

  • Feb 13, 2019

Hammertime: What will spring bring us, when it makes it here

Looking at the potential of spring, when it shows up, in this week’s Hammertime

  • Feb 6, 2019

Hammertime: Surviving yesterday and adjusting to today

Mike Rainone Hammertime On those really cold days I look forward to…

  • Jan 26, 2019

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement