Local News

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Rimbey RCMP warn of CRA scam artists

The woman was wearing a wig and fake name tag, demanding $6,000 in “payments”

  • Nov 23, 2018

Ponoka Stampede Association sees new director

The association is readying itself for a busy season and new facilities

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

A Ponoka resident recently turned 102

She lives in the Golden Leisure Lodge and she’s as busy as ever

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

Sudden passing of Ponoka teacher a devastating loss

Althea Lewis, former music teacher of Ponoka Elementary School has died

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Survey of Ponoka residents state recreation as top budget priority

A total of 122 survey responses also note need for increased bylaw enforcement

Ponoka looking for ways to fix splash park issues

Council hears report on challenges last summer, will have to wait on costs

Ponoka’s Festival of Trees shows strong community support

The 5th edition of the Festival of Trees closes with residents showing their support of the hospital

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Crime rate slowly falling in Ponoka County

Ponoka RCMP stats show crime figures down from same nine month period in 2017

Ponoka County issues stop order on un-permitted scrap metal recycler

Complaints about the business located near Morningside came to county council’s attention

Ponoka will save $430,000 with change to new waste contractor

Transition to take place with CanPak for Jan. 1, contract includes two bins

Ponoka Victim Services brings support dog to court hearing

One support dog was in Ponoka to provide support for a young victim attending court

Life of Darrell Paulovich honoured at Ponoka memorial

One of rodeo’s biggest fans was remembered during a memorial celebrating his life

PHOTOS: Volunteers add lights to Ponoka’s Centennial Park

Centennial Park in Ponoka will have a festive appearance once again thanks to volunteer supports