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Weather forces all WCPS Schools closed for Dec. 3rd

Central Alberta has been dumped on by a winter storm forcing school closures

RCMP: Avoid driving on the QE2 from Blackfalds to Red Deer

The highway lanes near Ponoka are slick due to wintry weather

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Winter road conditions cause multiple accidents on QE2

Accidents cause heavy delays along Highway 2, just north of Ponoka

UPDATE: Head-on collision south of Ponoka closes Highway 2A lanes

Fire crews extricated one person with serious injuries

Ponoka pushes for a piece of the grant pie

The town argues that rural municipalities are losing out of provincial funding opportunities

Breaking: Ponoka mayor calls news conference over poor treatment of municipalities

Town expressing its further disappointment with province over grant funding

UPDATED: Man dies in collision near Ponoka

STARS Air Ambulance was called to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 south of Ponoka

Ponoka council approves holding back tax money from province

Town to stop sending education portion in hopes of getting fieldhouse project funding

Man with stolen vehicle charged with impaired driving

Ponoka RCMP helped locate a suspect driving a stolen vehicle on the QE2

Ponoka mayor hopes to see tax increase at inflation rate, or lower

Two days of discussion sends administration back to find additional revenue, more savings

Ponoka County residents benefiting from Rimbey’s health attraction project

Work on bringing more health professionals going well, but need some accommodations

Accused in several attention grabbing Ponoka crimes denied bail

Cases involved robbery, break and enter, stolen vehicles over the past few months

Ponoka News editor speaks at Samson High School

Communications Career Fair held at Samson High School

Ponoka looking to remove snow right down to pavement

Council approves revisions to snow removal policy, updates priority clearing map

WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Ponoka council wants more action from noncompliant properties

Ponoka’s bylaw enforcement contract heading to budget regarding possible increase

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

Ponoka News readers send in their Bighorn Country photos

A request for photos of Bighorn Country brought in quite a few photos from our readers