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Hammertime: The fun we had fun as kids

Looking back at when we managed to survive on a 50 cents a week allowance, in this week’s Hammertime.

Column: #HumboldtStrong, hockey and how it brings people together

Ponoka’s Justin Kelly speaks to the collision that killed 16 Humboldt Broncos and its ripples

  • Apr 17th, 2018

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Hammertime: For those who have birthdays, this is for you

Hammertime takes a moment to anyone who celebrates their birthday

  • Apr 11th, 2018

Hammertime: March is lost in the snow

Ponoka News’ Hammertime looks at spring, or what Alberta springs can be like.

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Hammertime: The saving grace of the babysitting television

Looking back at the years of taking care of the kids, in this week’s Hammertime

  • Mar 28th, 2018
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Fallen Four Memorial
Broncs senior boys land playoff berth
Ponoka Warriors Volleyball
Fans support Rebels

Column: Asking if the UCP is really serious about rural crime

MLA Colin Piquette asks of the UCP intentions after voting against $37 million in rural crime funds

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Hammertime: There’s always time for a laugh

Ponoka News’ Hammertime takes a heartfelt look at past stories; we all need a laugh.

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Motorcycle safety: who’s to blame?

Riders need to look in the mirror first before blaming others

Column: STAR Catholic trustees the road and tour the division

The board of trustees checked out 12 schools within the district.

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Hammertime: It’s springtime, which also means pot holes, and puddles

This week’s Hammertime celebrates spring and the warming temperatures

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Column: The joys, or not, of the driver’s license photo

This week’s column looks at springtime, driver’s license photos and more.

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Hammertime: Winter Olympics are over, time for spring sports

Kudos to the Canadian athletes returning from Korea with a large number of medals

  • Mar 7th, 2018

Hammertime: Ice fishing, the most laid back of sports

Ice fishing over the years; featured in Ponoka News’ Hammertime this week.

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Column: Ponoka’s new learning centre a boon for the area

A range of post-secondary classes will enhance the educational offering

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Hammertime: Who doesn’t remember their first set of wheels?

Back in the day, having a sweet ride meant a lot.

  • Feb 21st, 2018

OPINION: Nova Scotia’s decision to dismantle English school boards is a mistake

Speaking in favour of keeping local school boards, in this opinion from the ASBA

  • Feb 14th, 2018

Calkins: Getting NAFTA negotiated correctly

MP Blaine Calkins wants to see the Trudeau government sort out its NAFTA negotiations

Column: Listening to the voice of the youth

STAR Catholic held recent feedback sessions from students