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Ponoka Secondary Campus observes remembrance

Ponoka Secondary Campus held modified Remembrance Day observances on Friday, Nov. 6,…

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In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.

Ponoka LTC in need of new beds, mattresses

Ponoka and District Health Foundation fundraising for LTC in “un-festival” due to COVID-19

In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.
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<strong>Spooky spectacles:</strong> Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass

PHOTOS: Ponoka ready for Halloween

Spooky spectacles: Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass By…

<strong>Spooky spectacles:</strong> Halloween decorations seen around Ponoka. Photos by Karen Douglass
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Montana First Nations councillor gives back to youth

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Reggie Rabbit is a newly elected…

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Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

46th Annual Pumpkin Ball held virtually this year

This year the pumpkins were sold over a six-day online auction.

Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr speaks. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Wreath laying ceremony held in Manfred

Ceremony marks 64th anniversary of Hungarian revolution, honours settlers

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr speaks. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owner found

Father and son found miniature horse while out for a walk at JJ Collett

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams
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Ponoka FCSS’ Empty Bowls sells out

For the first time ever, Ponoka Family and Community Support Services’ (FCSS’s)…

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JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

De-listing Alberta parks creates ‘risk’ for coal mining: CPAWS

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society speaks at JJ Collett AGM

JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Former Wetaskiwin Peace Officer wins provincial award; gives back to Wetaskiwin community

Eric Christensen has won the Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers Award of Excellence.

Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.
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Ponoka East beef 4-H club report

On Sept. 20 Ponoka East beef 4-H assembled for its first meeting.…

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Ponoka FCSS held its turkey/fall themed bingo night “Butterball Bingo” on Thursday, Oct. in the Ponoka Auction Mart parking lot. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: FCSS Butterball Bingo

Jocelyn Doyle, left, with her son, Judah, three, daughter Veronika, five, and…

Ponoka FCSS held its turkey/fall themed bingo night “Butterball Bingo” on Thursday, Oct. in the Ponoka Auction Mart parking lot. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
<strong>Day of Older Persons:</strong> The Town of Ponoka and the Ponoka Legion co-hosted activities on Oct. 1 at the Ponoka Civic Centre to celebrate the Day of Older Persons. (Photo submitted)

PHOTOS: Day of Older Persons

READ MORE: International Day of Older Persons celebrations planned on Oct. 1

<strong>Day of Older Persons:</strong> The Town of Ponoka and the Ponoka Legion co-hosted activities on Oct. 1 at the Ponoka Civic Centre to celebrate the Day of Older Persons. (Photo submitted)
Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe family ‘feeling the love’ with furnace and air conditioner donation

Kles-Air donated their time to a family in need by installing a furnace and air conditioner

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)
Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Grandview Haunted Barn officially opens for the second year

The family friendly Halloween attraction donates spooky proceeds to Lakedell School.

Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.
Students take off at Ponoka Elementary School for the Terry Fox Run on Sept. 25. (Photo submitted)

PHOTOS: Terry Fox Run

Students take off at Ponoka Elementary School for the Terry Fox Run…

Students take off at Ponoka Elementary School for the Terry Fox Run on Sept. 25. (Photo submitted)
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Modified Empty Bowls event is going ahead

Food bank fundraiser to be held Oct. 21 on the sidewalk in front of Ponoka FCSS

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