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2020 Ponoka business awards

Ponoka chamber 2020 Business Award winners

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce 2020 Business Awards were held…

ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly spoke to Ponoka Chamber of Commerce members over Zoom on Oct. 20. (Image: screenshot)

Alberta chambers are ‘411’ to members, government: ACC president

Changes to government supports, second wave and snap election

Twisted Label logo. (Facebook)

Ponoka’s Twisted Label is No. 1 storefront in Canada

Ladies’ fashions boutique ‘taking off’ during COVID-19

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Capitol Theatre remaining closed indefinitely

‘We are just unsure of anything’

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Screenshot of Coun. Kevin Ferguson.
Screenshot of Coun. Kevin Ferguson.
Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Lacombe beekeepers give the buzz on winterizing hives

Winterizing a honeybee hive is not a simple task, local apiarists say

Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
September is National BBBS Month
September is National BBBS Month
Camp Day: Ponoka Tim Horton’s held its Camp Day on Aug. 12. On Camp Day, 100 per cent of proceeds from iced or hot coffee, and the sale of $2 bracelets, goes towards sending youth from disadvantaged circumstances to Tim Hortons Foundation Camps. Photo by Emily Jaycox

PHOTO: Tim’s Camp Day

Held Aug. 12 in Ponoka

Camp Day: Ponoka Tim Horton’s held its Camp Day on Aug. 12. On Camp Day, 100 per cent of proceeds from iced or hot coffee, and the sale of $2 bracelets, goes towards sending youth from disadvantaged circumstances to Tim Hortons Foundation Camps. Photo by Emily Jaycox
New firm helping to connect downtown Ponoka

New firm helping to connect downtown Ponoka

New cyber security company partners with Chamber on free wifi

New firm helping to connect downtown Ponoka
Canalta Ponoka Hotel asks town council for tax break
Canalta Ponoka Hotel asks town council for tax break
Inside the Old Iron Horse Restaurant and Lounge. Image: Facebook

Old Iron Horse Restaurant and Lounge gets $10K grant

Local small business, Old Iron Horse Restaurant and Lounge, owned by Tom…

Inside the Old Iron Horse Restaurant and Lounge. Image: Facebook
Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs
Calkins says federal supports pick ‘winners and losers’

Calkins says federal supports pick ‘winners and losers’

MP Blaine Calkins on federal supports, Alberta reopening

Calkins says federal supports pick ‘winners and losers’
Busted Ladies Lingerie nominated for Intima award

Busted Ladies Lingerie nominated for Intima award

Busted Ladies Lingerie in Ponoka has been nominated for the Best of…

Busted Ladies Lingerie nominated for Intima award
Flowers for You celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2019.                                File photo
Flowers for You celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2019.                                File photo
Around 1,000 bottles have been distributed by Siding 14 since beginning production more than a month ago. Photo submitted

Siding 14 Brewery hand sanitizer a success

Ponoka brewery getting by, can’t wait to reopen

Around 1,000 bottles have been distributed by Siding 14 since beginning production more than a month ago. Photo submitted
Bobtail Nursery will have trees and shrubs available in the first week of May. Photo: bobtailnursery.ca

Ponoka and area nurseries ready for season opening

Spring is in the air, and despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and…

Bobtail Nursery will have trees and shrubs available in the first week of May. Photo: bobtailnursery.ca
Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Purebred, other beef producers facing challenges from COVID-19

Purebred, other beef producers facing challenges from COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to influence the Alberta and Canadian economy,…

Purebred, other beef producers facing challenges from COVID-19
Hamilton’s IGA in Ponoka has responded to the public health measures by ensuring physical distancing between customers in lineups. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Hamilton’s IGA in Ponoka has responded to the public health measures by ensuring physical distancing between customers in lineups. Photo by Emily Jaycox