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Flooding Ponoka’s ice skate path has begun

The flooding may take a few days to ensure the ice has a strong base

Rimbey business looking at renovations so they can continue to sell sushi

Sushi operation shut down temporarily, by Alberta Health Services

  • Jan 8, 2019

Ponoka seeks letters of support for grant funding battle

Mayor Rick Bonnett is seeking support from area municipalities with Ponoka’s push for grants

Ponoka’s first baby of 2019 born Jan. 4

The Hoekstra family welcomed their second daughter into the family healthy and well

Ponoka’s proposed field house estimated at $12.4 million for first step

Next step for new rec facility would be detailed construction design

‘Yellow Vest’ pro-pipeline convoy departing from Red Deer to Ottawa mid February

“We want to create awareness in Ottawa that we want pipeline shovels in the ground,” says organizer

CN, CP take over $2.5 million more from grain farmers than allowed

Railways penalized millions for exceeding revenue cap for western grain transport

Ponoka mayor sets sights on 2019

Mayor Rick Bonnett suggests 2019 will bring further momentum from town council

Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins

In one file, suspects entered a home and stole the keys to a vehicle while the homeowner was inside

Ponoka RCMP searching for missing pregnant First Nations woman

Police say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2

A No Landfill Disposal Facility in the future for Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy Solutions have formally signed a Master Services Agreement

OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP files include the theft of a 5,000 kg transformer, plus other files

Three Wetaskiwin-area suspects face 52 charges after guns and drugs seized

Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit conduct search warrant, seize firearms and drugs

Remember When: A beer keg explodes at the Ponoka Leland Hotel

Many folks checked out the scene that occurred in the 1930s

  • Dec 31, 2018

Extreme cold warning set for northern Alberta

Extreme wind chills for the northern part of the province at -40 degrees C

Wintry road conditions affect QE2 near Leduc

Several vehicles in ditch due to icy patches

Intoxicated person goes missing after Rimbey house party

Rimbey RCMP searched for the man after a Christmas Eve party

  • Dec 28, 2018