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Reflections: Saluting Ponoka’s lady pioneers

This week’s Reflections salute goes to Barbara (Smith) Uhl

  • Feb 27, 2019

Remember When: Looking back at Ponoka’s first mental hospital

This 1920s photo shows the road that leads up to then Alberta Hospital

  • Feb 27, 2019

PHOTO: Ponoka’s Sarah Archibald wins $1,500

Archibald won $1,500 from the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies recently.

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Got2Dance shows its stuff at 2019 Ponoka Trade Show

Ponoka County student scores 100% on math diploma exam

Student Nick de Gier had a perfect score on the exam

WATCH: Pet therapy brings calmness to Winter Games athletes

Canada Winter Games in Red Deer continue on until March 2nd

  • Feb 22, 2019

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

PHOTO: Ponoka’s Makkinga Market holds grand opening

The downtown Ponoka store held its official opening on Valentine’s Day

Remember When: Ponoka’s Air Cadets recognized

Ponoka’s Air Cadet’s started up in 1941 and have been busy every since

  • Feb 20, 2019

Reflections: Ponoka Air Cadet program began way back in 1941

Celebrating the longevity of Ponoka’s Air Cadet program

  • Feb 20, 2019

‘Mitts don’t just warm hands. They warm hearts’: Mitts for Many Program launches

Donate new or lightly used mittens to bin in the Great Hall of the Gary W. Harris Centre

Remember When: Ponoka’s early phone system

Looking at the early days of Ponoka’s phone exchange service

  • Feb 13, 2019

Reflections: When Ponoka got water, power and phone lines

This week’s Reflections looks at when Ponoka got utilities

  • Feb 13, 2019

Remember When: Generations of Ponoka hockey players come together

Looking at Ponoka’s granddads of hockey in this week’s Remember When

  • Feb 6, 2019

Reflections: Celebrating Ponoka’s first medical milestone

Ponoka’s first municipal hospital celebrated in this week’s Ponoka Reflections

  • Feb 6, 2019

Busy January for Crestomere 4-H Club

Quite a few events underway for the area 4-H Club

  • Feb 6, 2019

Celebrating musical volunteers at the Ponoka Centennial Centre

The Amigos have been playing music at the Centennial Centre for 21 years now

  • Feb 5, 2019

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

Ponoka FCSS to host palliative care planning day

Event set for April 16 at Rimoka’s Legacy Place meeting room

  • Feb 1, 2019

WATCH: Red Deer is fired up for the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Kicking off Feb. 15th, the two-week event will feature more than 150 events in 19 sports

  • Feb 1, 2019