Ponoka News’ editorial policies

Ponoka News has a vibrant community of readers and contributors which is…

Letter: ‘I am a Canadian living in Alberta. I want to keep it that way.’

Dear editor: Equalization is a Federal transfer program first introduced in 1957…

Dear editor: Hats off to Ponoka Minor Hockey

While travelling up the highway to Ponoka for my son’s Jr. B…

Letter: Alberta too small to survive Kenney’s plan

Dear editor, I hope and pray that our elected Premier Jason Kenny…

LETTER: Blessed to enjoy small town life

Dear editor: I want to thank the town and the worker(s) who…

Letter: Reader has “attractive suggestion” for scrap metal location

Dear editor, In the May 18, 2019 article “Contentious property back in…

Fans support Rebels

Letter to editor: Reader hopeful federal parties will learn to co-operate

Dear Editor, The Federal election on the 21st of October showed a…

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019

Resident holds Ponoka County to account on gravel pit

Dear editor: After a four-minute Municipal Planning Commision Meeting on May 14,…

The beginning of a new era

This week was the beginning of a new era for Albertan taxpayers,…

POEM: The mystic of a woman

A Ponoka News reader sent in this poem

  • Mar 20, 2019

POEM: Thoughts and feelings

A Ponoka News readers speaks on thoughts and feelings in this poem

  • Mar 20, 2019

LETTER: Mountain Bluebirds expected in Ponoka soon

A Ponoka News reader reminds birdwatchers to get their cameras and binoculars ready

  • Mar 12, 2019

LETTER: Ponoka County resident wants to repeal daylight saving time

A petition has begun with the group at Hamilton’s IGA on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Feb 19, 2019

LETTER: How childhood affects later life

A Ponoka News readers asks about early childhood and how it affects perceptions later on

  • Feb 13, 2019

LETTER: When moderation is needed when having compassion

A Ponoka News reader suggests that compassion shouldn’t mean not to take care of oneself

  • Feb 6, 2019

POEM: When homes age

A poem from Ponoka News reader Edith Kane

  • Jan 29, 2019

LETTER: Education is key to understanding

A Ponoka News reader suggests that an education can help people navigate the world’s issues

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: Reader praises initiative of young Ponoka boy

At Christmastime a young boy and his family came to the Ponoka Hospital to hand out gifts

  • Jan 9, 2019

LETTER: Questioning truth of MP’s column

A Ponoka News reader challenges MP Blaine Calkins and statements he presents as fact

  • Jan 4, 2019