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Hammertime: Let loose for the Ponoka Stampede week

It’s time to buckle up for a busy Ponoka Stampede week

Hammertime: From tennis to pickle ball

Enjoying the fun sporting events, and now pickle ball, in this week’s Hammertime

  • Jun 5th, 2018

Overpopulation: serious issue or not?

Grade-school lecture and Soylent Green made an impression

Hammertime: There’s always exciting experiences waiting to happen in the summer

Need something to do during the summer months? Just look around, there’s lots to do.

  • May 30th, 2018

Calkins: Voters should be worried about Liberal electoral system changes

MP Blaine Calkins worried about Liberal push for Bill C-76 related to voting in Canada

  • May 24th, 2018

Hammertime: Stay safe while enjoying the fun summer months

Summer is fun but stay safe and be wary of risks as fines are higher for infractions.

  • May 23rd, 2018
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Column: Disunity a costly endeavour

Cereals Canada president speaks to conflicting policy and how it negatively affects producers

  • May 23rd, 2018

Hammertime: I love thunderstorms…but only from the indoors.

This week’s feature is on two crazes - thunderstorms and pandas

Calkins: Looking at Trudeau’s immigration policy

When an immigration policy doesn’t work, and Trudeau’s #welcometoCanada tweets

  • May 15th, 2018

Hammertime: Celebrating Mother’s Day

Take time to cherish and pamper all moms on Mother’s Day

Column: STAR Catholic using community input to guide focus

Trustee Dan Svitich speaks to the focus at STAR Catholic schools

Hammertime: This season equals clean up, and more

Spring and summer are the times of fun, classic cars and more, in this week’s Hammertime

  • May 2nd, 2018

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

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