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Reflections of Ponoka: The lumber companies replaced the early sawmills

Reflections of Ponoka: The lumber companies replaced the early sawmills

The first ever ‘building boom’ for Ponoka and surrounding villages and countryside likely began in the late 1800s, as excited families of settlers converged on the fertile land of opportunity from throughout Canada, the United States and overseas.

Snow in spring a positive for farmers

The past snowfalls may have had residents of Ponoka and Ponoka County straining their backs shoveling themselves out of their driveways but there is a positive side to all of the snow.
High school students 'snowing' their support for cancer research

High school students 'snowing' their support for cancer research

Hope and strength to persevere through difficult times

Beef sale supports local 4-H clubs

The best of the best of beef cattle will be sold at the Ponoka Culture and Recreation Complex on May 5.
Early risers pack Legion garage sale

Early risers pack Legion garage sale

Auditions held for a chance to sing at the Ponoka Stampede

An opportunity for an evening of fame will be given at the Ponoka Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on May 2 and 3.
Volunteer Week: Leaders of tomorrow

Volunteer Week: Leaders of tomorrow

James Fenske
Celebrating Christian Education Week

Celebrating Christian Education Week

May is speech and hearing awareness month

It’s never too early to have your child’s speech and language skills checked, says a speech and language pathologist with the David Thompson Health Region (DTHR).