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Legion of Laughs

Don’t miss ‘Legion of Laughs’ this weekend

If you love to laugh, you may want to check out the…

  • Oct 27, 2021
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‘Mick and Keith’ come to the Ponoka Golf Club for one show only

Rolling Stones tribute artists Michael Danckert and Jim Hubay will perform at…

  • Oct 13, 2021
BeeGees Now. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: ‘The BeeGees Now’ show has been cancelled

UPDATE: The show has been cancelled due to uncertainly related to COVID-19…

  • Sep 24, 2021
Dave LaFame. (Photo contributed)

Dave LaFame’s tribute to Roy Orbison

Dave LaFame, Roy Orbison tribute artist, will be performing at the Ponoka…

  • Sep 8, 2021
Dave LaFame. (Photo contributed)
Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Town of Ponoka hosts free drive-in movie Sept. 10

Town showing Disney Pixar’s movie ‘Up’ in free event

Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Tribute artists Megan Schroder and Shaun Sanders perform ‘Fleetwood Mac Revisited’ live at the Ponoka Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Tribute artists Megan Schroder and Shaun Sanders perform ‘Fleetwood Mac Revisited’ live at the Ponoka Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Fleetwood Mac Revisited comes to Ponoka

Production comes to Ponoka on Sunday, Aug. 15

  • Aug 12, 2021
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<strong>‘Cher, Believe’:</strong> Cher tribute artist Kara Chandler gave a performance at the Ponoka Golf Club on July 23. The next show at the golf club is Lindsay Buckingham and Steve Nicks in “Fleetwood Mac Revisited” on Aug. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: ‘Cher, Believe’ tribute

Multi award winner Cher has had a number one song in every…

<strong>‘Cher, Believe’:</strong> Cher tribute artist Kara Chandler gave a performance at the Ponoka Golf Club on July 23. The next show at the golf club is Lindsay Buckingham and Steve Nicks in “Fleetwood Mac Revisited” on Aug. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
This year the Town of Ponoka is showing <em>“The Lion King”</em> during their drive-in movie night on June 30. (Walt Disney Pictures)

Town of Ponoka hosting free drive-in movie June 30

Town of Ponoka is showing “The Lion King”

This year the Town of Ponoka is showing <em>“The Lion King”</em> during their drive-in movie night on June 30. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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…

Last year’s production of Forever Plaid. File photo
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…

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)
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

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)
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)
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PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

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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

Ponoka native leaping big time into Esports

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

  • Jul 1, 2020
Xander Luelsdorff and Jesse Chick, right, going over some commentary in studio during the Canadian Nationals 2019 in Montreal. Photo submitted
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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