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Council to fund Rimbey Boys and Girls Club for $15,000

UPDATE: No charges in found horses near Bentley

Responding Ponoka veterinarian says horses were in healthy condition.

Ponoka County worries about Prussian carp in Gull Lake

Alberta Environment delays pumping due to at least 1,000 carp found near the pump channel inlet

Town planners seek input on west area of Ponoka

An open house is set for Thursday at the Kinsmen Community Centre

WATCH: Central Albertan receives award for aiding RCMP officer in arrest

Lonnie Amundson, rugby player, tackled a fleeing suspect to help ailing officer

Ponoka County worries about Prussian carp in Gull Lake

Alberta Environment delays pumping due to at least 1,000 carp found near the pump channel inlet

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WCPS to set meeting with Alberta Education

Wolf Creek Public Schools wants to see some clarification on student funding

Concerns of CFOs has Ponoka County considering changes

County council approves hiring of consultant to help with MDP changes

Reflections: Celebrating the long history of the Ponoka Fire Department

The department served Ponoka for 112 years protecting area residents

Alberta’s health minister meets with Maskwacis chiefs

MLA Sarah Hoffman tours the Maskwacis Health Services last week

UCP leader uses Ponoka fundraiser to prep party for spring election

Jason Kenney focused on policy convention and need for united front in order to win in 2019

WCPS approves new name for Ponoka Outreach School

Trustees accept suggestion to rename Ponoka Outreach, awaiting Alberta Education approval

Ponoka to amend its land-use bylaw to meet cannabis legislation

A public hearing has been set for May 8 at 7 p.m. to hear from residents

Ponoka’s waste management contract ends in December

Town planners look at community consultation before potential changes occur

Ponoka approves 16-hour bylaw officer contract position

Ponoka council voted in favour of the position with a 90-day trial period

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Theft of 25 feet of copper wire April 16 from a lease site

Ponoka council approves new Zamboni purchase

Delivery of the $120,000 machine is expected in six to nine months

PHOTO: Battle River water rising with spring melt

The Battle River along the Ponoka river valley is starting to rise with the snow melt

Over $2.6 million in cuts at Wolf Creek Public Schools

Inclusive learning supports slashed by $1.4 million in major budget course correction for WCPS

Web Poll: Rural residents prefer in town mail collection to avoid theft

There was a slight majority of poll participants who would prefer in-town mail collection.