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PHOTOS: Canada Day in Ponoka

PHOTOS: Canada Day in Ponoka

Fireworks, pancake breakfasts and the grand opening of the Ponoka Farmers Market

PHOTOS: Canada Day in Ponoka
Movie night set for tomorrow

Movie night set for tomorrow

FCSS presenting Secretariat on the big screen June 30

Movie night set for tomorrow
Contest winners and their parents say hello to Maja, the Ponoka RCMP’s puppy-in-training on June 25. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Poster contest winners meet RCMP puppy Maja

Get photos taken with seven-month-old police pup in training

Contest winners and their parents say hello to Maja, the Ponoka RCMP’s puppy-in-training on June 25. Photo by Emily Jaycox
The Chicks for Charity’s “Champagne High Tea” event that was held on June 22, 2019, raised over $17,000 for Ponoka Stepping Stones. The event for this year, “What a Girl Wants,” which was being organized by CAWES and Stepping Stones, was cancelled due to COVID-19. File photo

Ladies brunch cancellation a blow to Ponoka Stepping Stones and CAWES

CAWES has new fundraiser, Trash Your Dress for CAWES

The Chicks for Charity’s “Champagne High Tea” event that was held on June 22, 2019, raised over $17,000 for Ponoka Stepping Stones. The event for this year, “What a Girl Wants,” which was being organized by CAWES and Stepping Stones, was cancelled due to COVID-19. File photo
PHOTOS: Piston Poppers parade

PHOTOS: Piston Poppers parade

Piston Poppers parade: President of the Piston Poppers, Ray Ward, helps line…

PHOTOS: Piston Poppers parade
Fireworks will burst over Stampede Grounds on Canada Day

Fireworks will burst over Stampede Grounds on Canada Day

Some activities will go ahead in Ponoka on July 1

Fireworks will burst over Stampede Grounds on Canada Day
PHOTOS: PES teachers say goodbye to students

PHOTOS: PES teachers say goodbye to students

Drive-thru parade held to celebrate last day of school on June 19

PHOTOS: PES teachers say goodbye to students
Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. L-R: assistant head nurse Jamie Havanka, RN Melanie Dudar, Dr. Gregory Sawisky and RN Cindy Bonnett. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Cardiac monitoring cubes improving patient care

Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre’s new system up and running

Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. L-R: assistant head nurse Jamie Havanka, RN Melanie Dudar, Dr. Gregory Sawisky and RN Cindy Bonnett. Photos by Emily Jaycox
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)
Graduating students from left to right are: Evan Louis, Jade Rabbit, Shaneek Roasting, Tessa Pots, Elise Roan and Taleisha Roan. Photo by Kelly Stickle

Mamawi Atosketan Native School celebrates six graduates

Grad ceremony held on June 16 for Indigenous school north of Ponoka

Graduating students from left to right are: Evan Louis, Jade Rabbit, Shaneek Roasting, Tessa Pots, Elise Roan and Taleisha Roan. Photo by Kelly Stickle
Ponoka, Bashaw pastor celebrates 10th anniversary of ordination

Ponoka, Bashaw pastor celebrates 10th anniversary of ordination

Rev. Robin King has served Bashaw for 12 years, and Ponoka for three

Ponoka, Bashaw pastor celebrates 10th anniversary of ordination
Ponoka-raised Kathryn McCaughey, top left, in a promotional image with her band NOBRO. Web photo

Ponoka native making a name on punk scene

Montreal-based all-female band led by former Ponoka resident

Ponoka-raised Kathryn McCaughey, top left, in a promotional image with her band NOBRO. Web photo
Puppies with parvo recovering, isolated

Puppies with parvo recovering, isolated

Local kennel could use some donations to weather COVID-19

Puppies with parvo recovering, isolated
There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer reading?

Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about books, publications and reading

There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
Ponoka food bank receiving support

Ponoka food bank receiving support

Monetary donations have been pouring in

Ponoka food bank receiving support
A screenshot of Yael Witvoet in the video she appeared in for Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

OUR COMMUNITY: Ponoka student earns scholarship

Yael Witvoet awarded $500 from Kinnette Club of Ponoka

A screenshot of Yael Witvoet in the video she appeared in for Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.
June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)
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Mamawi Atosketan Native School to have drive in grad

The school, just outside of Ponoka, will hold its grad on June 16

  • Jun 4, 2020
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OUR COMMUNITY: A tribute in honour of Bob Hepp

OUR COMMUNITY: A tribute in honour of Bob Hepp

Popular Ponoka citizen Mr. Bob Hepp passes away at the age of 65 years

OUR COMMUNITY: A tribute in honour of Bob Hepp