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PHOTO: Roof work in Ponoka reveals hidden mural

A reader sent us this photo of a mural uncovered during some roof work

Remember When: Ponoka’s Crawford and Morrow families

A look back at the Crawfords’ and Morrows’ early days in Ponoka

  • Oct 24, 2018

Reflections: D.A. Morrow’s early Ponoka poetry

This week’s Reflections looks at the Morrow family and the poetry that came with one member

  • Oct 24, 2018

Hard work recognized at Ponoka’s St. Augustine school awards

Students were recognized not only for academic achievement but also for their involvement

PHOTOS: Old time farming in Ponoka brought back to life

Farmers and volunteers gathered to help relive the old days of farming on about five-acres of land

Ponoka Legion celebrates its members’ accomplishments

Awards were handed out to the dedicated members of Legion at its awards banquet

Ponoka Secondary Campus recognizes students’ excellence

Along with academic awards, students were recognized for CTS and other achievements

Ponoka County resident has some fun with stuffed deer

The stuffed deer appears to have a toy gun keeping an eye on the road

Remember When: Ponoka Stampede 1962 champs

This historic photo shows the champions of the Central Alberta Stampede Association from 1962

  • Oct 17, 2018

Annual Texas Longhorn show and sale draws local and international attention

ATLA part of a growing Canadian market for Texas Longhorn genetics

$500,000 goal well within reach for Ponoka’s Festival of Trees

Annual fundraiser just under $137,000 from attaining its long-term goal for the Ponoka hospital

Ponoka family remembers fallen WWI soldier

A Ponoka soldier killed in action in the Great War is remembered

  • Oct 16, 2018

Ponoka parent speaks of gratitude during Legion’s candlelight vigil

The Ponoka Legion’s special candlelight vigil at the cemetery is a reminder of past sacrifices

  • Oct 15, 2018

Remember When: Looking at the 1963 Ponoka Broncs football team

The 1963 Broncs football team was a ‘powerhouse’ in the Central Alberta High School Football League

Reflections: Former Ponoka high schoolers celebrate 55th reunion

There was a large group of folks who descended on Ponoka to celebrate their 55th high school reunion

  • Oct 10, 2018

Remember When: Is this the oldest and largest tree in Ponoka?

Mike Rainone, Reflections writer for Ponoka News hopes to find the answer to this question

  • Oct 2, 2018

PHOTO: Ponoka market business donate to BBBS

Ponoka’s Big Brothers Big Sisters received a donation from a community market group

Threshing cancelled for old time farming group

Wet and wintry weather conditions have postponed the threshing event

St. Augustine Ponoka students come together for two celebrations

The Catholic school celebrated the Terry Fox Run and honoured Orange Shirt Day

Reflections: Taking the time to remember a fallen Ponoka soldier

Raymond Marinus Krefting, who was born east of Ponoka, was killed in action during WWII

  • Oct 2, 2018