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Pride shines through for Ponoka Secondary Campus grads

Convocation ceremony was held June 3 at Ponoka Stampede Grounds

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The Help Alberta Wildies Society, which is based in Olds, aims to save and protect the free roaming wild horses with rare Spanish bloodlines throughout the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. (Photo contributed by Help Alberta Wildies Society)
The Help Alberta Wildies Society, which is based in Olds, aims to save and protect the free roaming wild horses with rare Spanish bloodlines throughout the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains. (Photo contributed by Help Alberta Wildies Society)
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Ponoka Secondary Campus participates in 30-hour famine

Event raised money for food for the Red Deer Alternative School

  • Jun 6, 2022
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Ponoka Storm U13 girls bring home gold

The Storm competed in the Camrose Night Classic Tournament

  • Jun 6, 2022
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The U15 team won silver.

PHOTOS: Ponoka softball teams clean up at home tourney

On May 24 to 27, Ponoka Minor Ball hosted their annual Girls…

  • Jun 6, 2022
The U15 team won silver.
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Town of Ponoka issues fire advisory

Advisory issued due to dry conditions in town

  • Jun 5, 2022
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Ponoka County thinking over resolution regarding volunteer firefighters

County states firefighters dealing with increased PTSD after handling more medical assistance calls

  • Jun 4, 2022
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L-R: Shaela Dansereau, Black Press prairie division president Daria Zmiyiwsky and Emily Jaycox displaying awards presented at the AWNA convention June 3. (Photos by Black Press News Media)

Black Press papers take home hardware at newspaper competition

Black Press Media’s central Alberta community newspapers took home several accolades from…

  • Jun 3, 2022
L-R: Shaela Dansereau, Black Press prairie division president Daria Zmiyiwsky and Emily Jaycox displaying awards presented at the AWNA convention June 3. (Photos by Black Press News Media)
All three local high schools participated in the Graduates of Ponoka Parade on June 2. St. Augustine School held their grad on June 3 and Ponoka Secondary Campus held theirs on June 4. The BRICK Learning Centre will celebrate its graduates on June 29. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
All three local high schools participated in the Graduates of Ponoka Parade on June 2. St. Augustine School held their grad on June 3 and Ponoka Secondary Campus held theirs on June 4. The BRICK Learning Centre will celebrate its graduates on June 29. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Wolf Creek Public Schools’ division office in Ponoka. (File photo)

Wolf Creek Public School staff, trustees tour Maskwacis

Board wants to maintain strong relationship with the Four Nations

Wolf Creek Public Schools’ division office in Ponoka. (File photo)
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PHOTOS: Black Elk Cutting Classic

Event reached 10-year milestone in Ponoka last week

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COVID-19 hospitalizations falling but 51 more Albertans have died

10 people in Central Zone, including three in Red Deer, died in week ending May 30

  • Jun 2, 2022
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The Ponoka Stampede returns after two years absence

In a little over a month the stampede atmosphere is going to…

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Road alert: Between Hwy 11A and Morningside

Drivers can expect possible delays on June 1 and 2 while Mainroad…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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Grad season kicks off in Ponoka this week

Graduates of Ponoka Parade to be held June 2

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Fire breaks out at Sylvan Lake townhouse complex

Local business to fundraise for the residents affected

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Peter DeWit speaks to chamber members May 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka chamber members hear presentation on marketing strategy

Peter DeWit of EDGE Marketing and Design guest speaker at recent meeting

Peter DeWit speaks to chamber members May 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka RCMP seek assistance in locating missing female

Ponoka RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 19-year-old Kailey Poteet,…

  • May 31, 2022
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