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PHOTOS: Children’s Christmas Shopping Party

Helpful elves: The Children’s Christmas Shopping Party, sponsored by the Ponoka and…

REFLECTIONS: They came from Nova Scotia to the pristine countryside near Ponoka

By Mike Rainone for the News The rugged, challenging, and colourful saga…

PHOTOS: Ponoka Potters Guild Winter Show and Sale

Held Dec. 6 and 7 in the “Pink School”

Photos: 2019 Ponoka CP Holiday Train stop

Featuring Madeline Merlo and Scott Helman

PHOTOS: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas …

Winter wonderland of lights: Everywhere you go in Ponoka, people are getting…

PHOTO: Ponoka Legion donation

Sizeable donation: Representation from the Air Cadet Squadron No. 65 Ponoka Tasha…

PHOTOS: Ponoka Agricultural Society awards dinner

Doug Hosler, right, accepts the Ponoka Agricultural Society’s scholarship on behalf of…

Centenarian: Anna Dewald turns 100

Anna Dewald, a resident of Ponoka long-term care, turned 100 years old…

REFLECTIONS: The early history of our Ponoka town and county school

By Mike Rainone for the News As we happily bundle up our…

Christmas Comedy Night coming next week

Award-winning author and humourist Phil Callaway is touring Canada with his Laugh…

PHOTO: Happy 103rd birthday Ruth

Have your cake and eat it too: Rimoka resident Ruth MacDonald turned…

Photo: RBC supports literacy

RBC at PYC: Representatives from RBC lead a digital literacy fun event…

PHOTOS: First annual Ponoka Golf Club Art and Craft Show and Sale

Acrylic pour paintings by Marilyn Jensen, “Outside the Box.” These decorated horse…

REFLECTIONS: Saluting the pioneer women and families of Ponoka town and county

By Mike Rainone for the News The ongoing growth and great progress…

Group seeks support for overnight shelter program

Significant number of Ponoka locals are homeless or under-housed

Big lottery win for Maskwacis man

A man from Maskwacis saw some lucky numbers ring up the big…

Wetaskiwin council commits $65k to homeless shelter

Wetaskiwin City Council Allocates Funds to Open Emergency Shelter

  • Nov 20, 2019

November is Family Violence Prevention Month

The month of November is Family Violence Prevention Month and Alberta has…

PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees

Paige Hinton sings during the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee Friday, Nov. 15.…

REFLECTIONS: Ponoka was booming after the war years

By Mike Rainone for the News At the end of the long…