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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

Hammertime: Getting ready for the Olympics – Go Canada!

This week’s Hammertime celebrates Canada’s athletes taking the 2018 Olympics

  • Jan 31st, 2018
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Ponoka Warriors Volleyball
Flames destroy pickup in Ponoka
Train versus car results in minor injuries
2018 Alberta Oval Ice Racing

Hammertime: Stressed spelled backwards is desserts

Dealing with stress and how it can also benefit you, in this week’s Hammertime

Orr: It’s time to be proactive in area crime watches

There’s many opportunities for rural town and county folks looking to help with crime watch

Hammertime: Remembering the lifestyles and legacies we don’t have anymore

Remember school days when things were a little tougher but we pulled through in the clutch?

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Hammertime: Celebrating 100 years of NHL hockey and legends

This week, Hammertime takes a look at the sport of hockey and the NHL

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Nixon: The biggest political lie in Alberta history

MLA Jason Nixon’s speaks to the carbon tax and the NDP

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Hammertime: Take the joy of Christmas all the way into the New Year

Let’s head into the New Year with great anticipation, in this week’s Hammertime

Calkins: Launch of rural crime task force

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins speaks to rural crime issues

How about making some less stressful New Year’s Resolutions

This week’s Hammertime celebrates the New Year and looks to 2018

  • Dec 27th, 2017

OPINION: Looks like new fighter jets will have to dodge politics, not missiles

Justin Trudeau’s government said new fighters can’t “harm Canadian economy”

  • Dec 20th, 2017

COLUMN: Building relationships with our FNMI partners

Ponoka’s STAR Catholic trustee speaks to a division-wide plan to improve outcomes for FNMI learners

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Fundraising takes new shape for Ponoka Jubilee Library

With the big move coming up next year, the Ponoka Jubilee Library is planning ahead

  • Dec 13th, 2017

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Hammertime: Our shopping dilemma…local and friendly or online

Shopping has changed over the years but shopping locally is recommended

  • Nov 22nd, 2017