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OPINION: “Progress” and “backsliding” are up for interpretation

“Progress can backslide.” Those were the words of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

OPINION: MP Blaine Calkins says Liberals soft on crime

Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Red Deer - Lacombe issued the…

A day for new dads and old dads and patient moms

At this time of the season my wife and I really look…

  • Jun 12, 2019

Just An Observation: Paper versus plastic, let the debate begin again

The latest announcement advocating environmental stewardship need not be all or nothing

I bought their ‘Patriot’ story

Some critics of Gulf War missile say it had zero success rate

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Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

Albertans have spoken, and spoken clearly

UCP takes 63 electoral districts, NDP mostly an Edmonton party

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