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Last year’s production of Forever Plaid. File photo

Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society postpones play

The board of the Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society announced in a press…

Ponoka FCSS held its turkey/fall themed bingo night “Butterball Bingo” on Thursday, Oct. in the Ponoka Auction Mart parking lot. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: FCSS Butterball Bingo

Jocelyn Doyle, left, with her son, Judah, three, daughter Veronika, five, and…

The Alan Jackson experience featuring Aaron Halliday was at the Ponoka Legion on Sept. 26. The first show sold out and another was held the next day. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: The Alan Jackson experience

Featuring Aaron Halliday at the Ponoka Legion

Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.

The photography trend that continues to climb: Best friend photo shoots

Rimbey photographer reflects on the growing demand for these lifestyle set shoots.

Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert                                Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert                                Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Xander Luelsdorff and Jesse Chick, right, going over some commentary in studio during the Canadian Nationals 2019 in Montreal. Photo submitted

Ponoka native leaping big time into Esports

Jesse Chick joining the full time broadcast crew for Rainbow 6 Siege

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Xander Luelsdorff and Jesse Chick, right, going over some commentary in studio during the Canadian Nationals 2019 in Montreal. Photo submitted
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta

Community organizers come on the show to discuss central Albertan anti-racist movement

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)

PODCAST: Super Tuesday with Burman University Politicial Scientist Marc Froese

The Expert welcomes frequent collaborator to discuss US Democratic Primary

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)
Homeschool play to take audience for a ride

Homeschool play to take audience for a ride

Ponoka Thespians showcase a feud, a twist and a wedding

Homeschool play to take audience for a ride
Ponoka wilderness survivalist takes on ‘Alone: The Beast’

Ponoka wilderness survivalist takes on ‘Alone: The Beast’

Show premieres Feb. 13, episode featuring Edwards airs Feb. 20

Ponoka wilderness survivalist takes on ‘Alone: The Beast’
Horn-rimmed rocker: Buddy Holly impersonator Jeff Scott gives a show at the Ponoka Golf Club on Feb. 1. Photos by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: Buddy Holly tribute show

Horn-rimmed rocker: Buddy Holly impersonator Jeff Scott gives a show at the…

Horn-rimmed rocker: Buddy Holly impersonator Jeff Scott gives a show at the Ponoka Golf Club on Feb. 1. Photos by Emily Jaycox
PHOTOS: The Road Taken album release concert

PHOTOS: The Road Taken album release concert

The Road Taken: Debbie Zepick and ensemble held a C.D. release concert…

PHOTOS: The Road Taken album release concert
PHOTOS: Cree adaptation of Macbeth

PHOTOS: Cree adaptation of Macbeth

Staff, students and members of the public took in the play in Maskwacis on Jan. 27

PHOTOS: Cree adaptation of Macbeth
Heating things up: A packed house at Ponoka’s Royal Canadian Legion auditorium on Jan. 25 enjoyed the dueling pianos show Burn ‘N’ Mahn, featuring Brian Burn and Jamie Mahn. The pair of talented artists wowed the crowd by covering many different songs thrown at them by the audience while also managing to get the crowd to be interactive and participate in singing along. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

Photos: Dueling pianos

Talented pair play to sold out show in Ponoka

Heating things up: A packed house at Ponoka’s Royal Canadian Legion auditorium on Jan. 25 enjoyed the dueling pianos show Burn ‘N’ Mahn, featuring Brian Burn and Jamie Mahn. The pair of talented artists wowed the crowd by covering many different songs thrown at them by the audience while also managing to get the crowd to be interactive and participate in singing along. Photos by Jordie Dwyer
Burn ‘N’ Mahn Dueling Pianos Extreme show coming to Ponoka

Burn ‘N’ Mahn Dueling Pianos Extreme show coming to Ponoka

Show will be held at the Ponoka Legion on Jan. 25

Burn ‘N’ Mahn Dueling Pianos Extreme show coming to Ponoka
PHOTOS: New Year’s Eve with Johnny Cash and Shaylyn

PHOTOS: New Year’s Eve with Johnny Cash and Shaylyn

New Yea’s Eve at the Legion: Special guest performer “Shaylyn” croons some…

PHOTOS: New Year’s Eve with Johnny Cash and Shaylyn
Cam Brown on “Uptown Funk.”

Photos and results from New Year’s Eve Bull Bash

A battle between beast and man: 25 bull riders brave some premier bulls

Cam Brown on “Uptown Funk.”
Mystery murderer: Drama students at St. Augustine School performed their annual winter show on Dec. 18 and 19, this year called Murder in the Heir. In one of the opening scenes, (L-R) characters Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) look on as Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) is pronounced deceased by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka). Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: St. A Murder Mystery

Annual winter drama production held Dec. 18 and 19

Mystery murderer: Drama students at St. Augustine School performed their annual winter show on Dec. 18 and 19, this year called Murder in the Heir. In one of the opening scenes, (L-R) characters Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) look on as Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) is pronounced deceased by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka). Photo by Jordie Dwyer