Letters

POEM: The mystic of a woman

POEM: The mystic of a woman

A Ponoka News reader sent in this poem

  • Mar 20, 2019
POEM: The mystic of a woman
POEM: Thoughts and feelings

POEM: Thoughts and feelings

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

  • Mar 20, 2019
POEM: Thoughts and feelings
Birdwatcher Murray Mackay reminds readers that the beautiful Mountain Bluebird should be showing up in the area by the last part of March. Get your cameras and binoculars ready.                                Photo submitted

LETTER: Mountain Bluebirds expected in Ponoka soon

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

  • Mar 12, 2019
Birdwatcher Murray Mackay reminds readers that the beautiful Mountain Bluebird should be showing up in the area by the last part of March. Get your cameras and binoculars ready.                                Photo submitted
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LETTER: Ponoka County resident wants to repeal daylight saving time

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: Ponoka County resident wants to repeal daylight saving time
LETTER: How childhood affects later life

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: How childhood affects later life
LETTER: When moderation is needed when having compassion

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
LETTER: When moderation is needed when having compassion
POEM: When homes age

POEM: When homes age

A poem from Ponoka News reader Edith Kane

  • Jan 29, 2019
POEM: When homes age
LETTER: Education is key to understanding

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: Education is key to understanding
A Ponoka News reader sent in a letter to the editor praising the Christmas spirit of three and a half year old Steele Bodin who, with his parents, passed out care packages during Christmas to all 27 residents of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre’s long-term care. Photo submitted

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
A Ponoka News reader sent in a letter to the editor praising the Christmas spirit of three and a half year old Steele Bodin who, with his parents, passed out care packages during Christmas to all 27 residents of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre’s long-term care. Photo submitted
LETTER: Questioning truth of MP’s column

LETTER: Questioning truth of MP’s column

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

  • Jan 4, 2019
LETTER: Questioning truth of MP’s column
The Ponoka Food Bank received a large number of donations from Ponoka groups, individuals and businesses this season. That generosity has helped the food bank in its effort to benefit those with less food. Pictured here in a recent donation of $1,500 from the Ponoka Agricultural Society is president Sherry Gummow (right) presenting Ponoka Food Bank interim chairman Sybil Evans with the money.                                Photo submitted

The Ponoka Food Bank grateful for community donations

The Ponoka Food Bank has seen generous donations from community groups

  • Dec 30, 2018
The Ponoka Food Bank received a large number of donations from Ponoka groups, individuals and businesses this season. That generosity has helped the food bank in its effort to benefit those with less food. Pictured here in a recent donation of $1,500 from the Ponoka Agricultural Society is president Sherry Gummow (right) presenting Ponoka Food Bank interim chairman Sybil Evans with the money.                                Photo submitted
LETTER: Responding to Ponoka News’ editor’s recent editorial

LETTER: Responding to Ponoka News’ editor’s recent editorial

A Ponoka News reader responds to editor’s Baby It’s Cold Outside opinion

  • Dec 24, 2018
LETTER: Responding to Ponoka News’ editor’s recent editorial
LETTER: What is considered evidence differs between readers

LETTER: What is considered evidence differs between readers

A Ponoka News reader responds to questions of his letter to the editor

  • Dec 24, 2018
LETTER: What is considered evidence differs between readers
LETTER: Thanks given to emergency crews in tough situation

LETTER: Thanks given to emergency crews in tough situation

A Ponoka News reader offers gratitude to emergency personnel for their care in a tough situation

  • Dec 19, 2018
LETTER: Thanks given to emergency crews in tough situation
LETTER: Questioning MP Calkins statements on pollution

LETTER: Questioning MP Calkins statements on pollution

A Ponoka News reader challenges MP Blaine Calkins’ statement to students on pollution

  • Dec 19, 2018
LETTER: Questioning MP Calkins statements on pollution
LETTER: Ponoka’s new Town Hall too grand

LETTER: Ponoka’s new Town Hall too grand

A Ponoka News reader questions council’s priority with new Town Hall over bylaw officer

  • Dec 11, 2018
LETTER: Ponoka’s new Town Hall too grand
LETTER: Reader questions the need for bank records sent to Stats Canada

LETTER: Reader questions the need for bank records sent to Stats Canada

A Ponoka News reader asks whether Canadians’ rights are being violated

  • Dec 5, 2018
LETTER: Reader questions the need for bank records sent to Stats Canada
LETTER: Reader questions Deacon’s column about God

LETTER: Reader questions Deacon’s column about God

A Ponoka News read questions a Deacon’s column in the Nov. 14 edition of the paper

  • Dec 4, 2018
LETTER: Reader questions Deacon’s column about God
LETTER: Learning from others’ perspectives

LETTER: Learning from others’ perspectives

Ponoka United Church pastor responds to questions from a reader about his recent column

  • Nov 22, 2018
LETTER: Learning from others’ perspectives
LETTER: Questioning Ponoka’s proposed sale of the Kinsmen Centre

LETTER: Questioning Ponoka’s proposed sale of the Kinsmen Centre

A Ponoka News reader raises questions about what the sale of the Kinsmen Community Centre means

  • Nov 20, 2018
LETTER: Questioning Ponoka’s proposed sale of the Kinsmen Centre