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94 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, two more deaths

1,146 active cases with 9,891 recovered cases

  • Aug 5, 2020

COVID-19: One more death reported in central zone

Number of active cases has decreased by more than 200 since last week

Ermineskin Cree Nation plans for growth

Nation to expand reserve lands by 50 per cent

Rural Rimbey overrun with abandoned cats

Who captures stray cats in Ponoka County?

Yellow Thunder back up and flying

Aerobatic team just starting to return after pandemic grounded them

Go online to show your talent

Ponoka FCSS launches another fun way to stay connected and safe

One new death, 53 new cases of COVID-19 in Central zone Friday

127 additional cases across the province

  • Jul 31, 2020

Setting off fireworks needs to be done legally

It’s becoming an issue withing the Town of Ponoka

Town re-paints some wayward lines

Re-painting done at minimal cost, says town

Repair delayed until fall due in part to excess costs

Quotes for Elkhorn Road work nearly double first estimate

Minister Nixon on ‘modernization’ of Alberta parks system

Nixon says closing parks was part of UCP election campaign

COVID-19 testing expands in Alberta

Five addition deaths Thursday

  • Jul 30, 2020

Ponoka man charged in homicide

A man from Ponoka has been arrested and charged following an alleged…

  • Jul 30, 2020

West Central Planning agency dissolved after 25 years

Ponoka County among last two agency members

133 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

Central zone sees 19 new cases in past 24 hours

  • Jul 29, 2020

Samson Cree Nation council elected

Frank Buffalo received the most votes at 463

PHOTOS: Pop up splash park

Makeshift splash park at Westview Park provides relief from heat July 28

Bed bug infestation resolved at Ponoka apartment building

A bed bug infestation at Chipman Apartments, located on 50 Ave. in…

COVID-19: Alberta confirms 80 cases Tuesday

Cases in some central Alberta communities up