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Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence

The Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit ticketed the man in December and on Valentine’s Day

WCPS looks to its schools and communities for new mission, vision, values and beliefs

WCPS’s Board looks to students, and staff in advance of larger community engagement

Ponoka H&R Block celebrates 45 years of business in town

The company president stopped by for a visit to congratulate the Ponoka branch for its longevity

Ponoka school closures turn eyes to differing school division policies

Loss of three school days prompts some scrutiny of bus and school cancellation policies

Ponoka RCMP investigate several theft files

Stolen vehicle files to stolen liquor files investigated by Ponoka RCMP

Alberta Cattle Feeders hope to fill labour gap

Improvements being made on regulatory front to maintain industry competitiveness

Couple marries in Ponoka after 65 years apart

The couple were born in Scotland and went to the same school and dated before his family moved

Off-duty Mountie from Ponoka prevents bank robbery

The RCMP member was in Red Deer and went to make a bank transaction when the incident occurred

Rimbey man, 61, arrested after exposing self to woman

Police arrested and charged the man an indecent act

Canada’s food processing growth trend anticipated to continue in 2019

Manufacture and processing of food extremely strong economic driver for the country

WATCH: Ponoka marks last stop on Canada Winter Games torch relay (with photos)

The torch relay will close in Red Deer and help kick off the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Ponoka saves money in fire services delivery

County fire service answered total of 102 calls in town

Canada’s dairy sector expected to remain profitable as import market starts to expand

Trade deals will begin to have impact, though domestic oversupply is a larger factor in 2019

Ponoka County residents concerned with proposed gravel pit

The residents have appealed a decision to approve the development

Ponoka man arrested in possession of crystal meth

Suspended Ponoka driver found driving in ditch

Wolf Creek Schools closed Tuesday

Extreme winter weather closes Wolf Creek Public Schools for Tuesday

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

CP sets new record profit in fourth quarter of $2 Billion

Railway company hits overall yearly record profit of $7.3 Billion as business continues to rise

PHOTO: Ponoka firefighter picked for specialized emergency training

Firefighter Donna Noble was picked by AEMA to take part in this specialized training

Ponoka provides clarity on resident’s Town Hall lease questions

CAO Albert Flootman issues report responding to Gueder’s presentation last month