Local News

Breton/Thorsby RCMP investigate theft of boat

RCMP say stolen jet boat and trailer valued at approximately $80,000

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

Wetaskiwin liquor store robbed Feb. 21

Two suspects arrested after store employee threatened with bear spray

  • Feb 22nd, 2018

Town of Ponoka to hand over fire services to county

Council voted unanimously to have the county take over May 1. County meets Thursday morning

Ponoka musicians from Bandolier Brigade in hunt for CBC Searchlight

The group is in the runnings for the CBC Searchlight program and need your votes

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Web Poll: Ponoka readers are ready for digital proof of insurance

Results from our most recent online web poll show that readers feel it’s time for a change.

Library funding increase request approved by Ponoka County

County agrees to the $60,000 request, up from $45,000 from the previous year

Flames destroy pickup in Ponoka
Train versus car results in minor injuries
Ponoka's New Learning Centre is Going Up
Pickup crashes into Ponoka Tim Hortons power pole

Asking questions is key in deterring scammers

Having the ability to say no is one key of Fraud Prevention Month

Sean Burns and Lost Country to tour through Ponoka

The Manitoba group is touring its recent album release and will play at the Ponoka Legion

Ponoka town council deemed not liable by judge

Town deemed to be in compliance with borrowing bylaw requirements

Ponoka County displeased with no town presence at hearing

An NRCB hearing saw no representation from the Town of Ponoka, setting county council on edge.

PHOTOS: Family Day in Ponoka

Ponoka and area families took in the many fun events on Family Day

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Strict rules and regulations for retail locations was announced at a press conference this morning

Adults and youths charged in multiple armed robberies

Maskwacis and Wetaskiwin RCMP solved multiple armed robberies investigations

Two 15 year olds from Maskwacis charged with 73 combined criminal offenses

Wetaskiwin RCMP report multi-jurisdictional armed robberies and vehicle pursuit

  • Feb 16th, 2018

WATCH: Red Deer celebrates one year out from 2019 Canada Games

Community gathers at Great Chief Park to commemorate Games milestone

Wetaskiwin RCMP: man defends himself from robbery with snow blower

Wetaskiwin RCMP looking for male aboriginal suspect in older green truck

  • Feb 15th, 2018

WCPS office hosts photography project honouring missing Indigenous women

REDress photo exhibition on display at Wolf Creek Public Schools office

Collision with snow plow after driver falls asleep

Ponoka emergency crews attended the scene of the collision on Highway 2

Don MacIntyre’s hearing adjourned

MacIntyre is set to next appear in court next month

WATCH: Ponoka Fire Department called to truck fire

Luckily there were no injuries in a pickup truck fire just north of downtown Ponoka