Local News

Ponoka Chamber to host election forum

All-candidates forum for Lacombe-Ponoka set for March 28 at the Ponoka Legion

Ponoka council to look at higher donation to youth centre

Ponoka town council approved a donation request from the Ponoka Youth Centre,…

Ponoka County $3.6 million surplus used to prepare for future

An unexpected grant carryover along with operational savings in 2018 has provided…

St. Michael’s Church commemoration held west of Bashaw

The celebration acknowledged the history of Hungarian settlers in the area

Ponoka County crime statistics fall slightly in 2018

Work by RCMP, residents helping to cut down on criminal activity

Ponoka County to lobby for wetland compensation changes

Hope is to have local decision making on what projects can be funded

Battle River Rural Crime Watch questions criminal records checks

Committee questions include how crime watch requirements are implemented

Ponoka’s idling, RV parking provisions receive rebuke from public

New community standards bylaw slated to come back with more revisions

Ponoka woman wills over $200,000 of life savings to community causes

Among the recipients was the Ponoka Health Foundation, the Wheelchair Van Society and STARS

UPDATE: Wetaskiwin hotel up in flames, high school closed due to smoke

Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at the historic Rose Country Inn

Ponoka RCMP on lookout for stolen pickup

The black 2011 Ford F350 King Ranch pickup was stolen from a rural residence

Wolf Creek Schools superintendent receives contract extension

Jayson Lovell will continue to serve as superintendent through 2024

Suspects from Ponoka charged in pawn shop theft

Ponoka RCMP say the two face several charges from Stampede Pawn incident

Ponoka provides update on recent water main breaks

Some roads continue to be closed to traffic as repairs to be completed

Pair arrested in rural central Alberta armed robberies

Two Red Deer men facing a slew of charges after weekend crime spree

Blackfalds RCMP respond to snowmobile accident on Gull Lake

No injuries after protruding pipe launches driver over 30 ft.