Community

Ponoka Festival of Trees plans on growing

A new marketing coordinator for the festival brings in new ideas and goals

Keeping an eye out for pea leaf weevil

There are certain tips to ensuring crops are pest free

Reflections: The early construction of then Ponoka mental hospital

Looking at the early development of then provincial mental hospital in Ponoka

PHOTO: Recognition of service for Ponoka realtor

Ponoka realtor recognized for work with regional community futures board

Ponoka County farmers advised to rotate canola crops

The best way to avoid clubroot is to follow best practices set out by Alberta Ag

Sylvan Lake resident shares self-love journey through boudoir photos with ileostomy bag

Lindsay Percy did a boudoir photo shoot with Erika Fetterly to her confidence after cancer

Ponoka Kinsmen held their annual fundraising auction

The event brought all of Ponoka’s movers and shakers to the Ponoka Legion

Ponoka Youth Centre helped with new kitchen

Project funded goeasy, part of huge Canada-wide initiative to building kitchens for clubs

Reflections: Remembering Ponoka’s colourful hockey history

Ponoka’s hockey program was the envy of many communities back in the day

  • Mar 6, 2019

Remember When: Celebrating pow wows in Ponoka’s early days

Looking at the early days of Ponoka and the pow wow celebrations in town

  • Mar 6, 2019

Ponoka teacher danced in Winter Games opening ceremonies main stage

Ponoka Elementary School teacher Lorraine Stevenson took part with dance troupe Country Pride

Students at Mecca Glen School learn safety tips for OHV use

A presentation at the school was held recently by teachers with the Alberta Safe Riders program

PHOTO: Ponoka Chamber congratulates business owner

The chamber presented a business owner with flowers for her long term business

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.

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