Editorials

Opinion: When coffee shop talk does more damage than good

Ponoka’s rumour mill is becoming a scourge of the community

Just An Observation: Autumn is upon us

Embracing the newest season and pondering the need for so much technology

Opinion: Reduce Ponoka town council members to five

Ponoka town council may find some improvements in town functionality by reducing its members to five

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COLUMN: Fortunetellers know nothing about you

Cold reading is the method fortunetellers use to get your money

Just An Observation: There should be no cost placed on people’s safety

Looking at Fernie, B.C. and the apparent unnecessary loss of lives.

Just An Observation: Loss of travel option yet another rural blow

Possible closure of Greyhound routes will exacerbate flow of residents more urban communities

Opinion: Freedom fries rather than freedom politics

This week’s editorial takes on the idea of a ‘freedom’ political party

Just An Observation: Summer highways – safely versus speedy

With the sunshine season in full swing, time is now to think about how we drive

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Just An Observation: A big deal for Canada and for soccer, but meh!

North American World Cup of Soccer bid victory not really peaking interest of many

OPINION: Ponoka’s union fight a symptom of past work culture

Ponoka has seen a whirlwind of activity with the union fight and the sale of the Kinsmen Centre

Editorial: The United States blaming Canada is like a bad movie

President Donald Trump’s comments are an insult to all Canadians

Just An Observation: A how to guide on making someone feel old

If ever anyone wishes to get a sense of what life has been like, attend a high school grad

Ponoka News earns provincial recognition at awards gala

Best overall newspaper and Fire Prevention Week best supplement among the awards

Just An Observation: Warming up to cooling off

Reasons behind why the warmer than average weather isn’t always fun for some

Just An Observation: Rural crime, oil the latest boiling points

If it wasn’t for a pair of running battles, Albertans would have nothing to talk about

Opinion: Alberta’s lackadaisical recycling hurting its global image

Without some major change in the world of recycling, Alberta’s image will remain poor

Just An Observation: Committed communities can make a difference

Despite the extreme challenge in a small town, big things can get done

OPINION: Pay municipal elected officials what they’re worth

In order to gain qualified candidates, elected officials should be paid appropriately.

Just An Observation: Enormity of tragic accident to be felt for decades

Just like in 1986, this latest tragedy in the hockey world will last in everyone’s memory