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New information given at Chamber meeting

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce had their general meeting at the Old Iron Horse restaurant on April 15.
Community Savings helped give Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ponoka a piece of the pie

Community Savings helped give Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ponoka a piece of the pie

Ponoka Christian School's Penny Drive

Ponoka Christian School's Penny Drive

Vandalism at PCHS

On April 13, between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Ponoka Composite High School was vandalized. Unknown suspects broke into the equipment shed at PCHS and took javelins and golf clubs. They proceeded to the roof of the high school where they broke the windows of the General Purpose room and broke the window of the school’s front door.
The hills and valleys were covered with spruce, poplar and smoking weed

The hills and valleys were covered with spruce, poplar and smoking weed

This week we will complete the final chapter of Irish born Canadian geographer and explorer Captain John Palliser. After his stint in the military service of his homeland, Palliser embarked on numerous adventures into the wilderness of Canada, completing maps and diaries full of information on the flora, fauna and topography of the hundreds of miles of landscape that his expedition visited.
Legion host celebrations

Legion host celebrations

The Ponoka Branch #66 of the Royal Canadian Legion celebrated their 80th anniversary last week with a variety of different events including remembering and looking to the future.

Seatbelts and speed a focus for RCMP

RCMP members have been busy launching the annual spring seatbelt and speed awareness and enforcement campaign.

Local MP elected chairLocal MP elected chair

MP for Wetaskiwin and Ponoka, Blaine Calkins was elected the chairman of the Canada-Poland Parliamentary Friendship group at their annual general meeting on April 1.
Royal Canadian Legion's giant indoor garage sale

Royal Canadian Legion's giant indoor garage sale

Town meeting addresses a variety of topics

Following the Economic Development Community Planning meeting on Feb. 6 the Economic Development board has viewed the input given and developed a plan.