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Loonie, trade will have affect on Canadian agribusiness

FCC annual forecast figures 2019 to be good for agricultural companies, if trade issues get resolved

Dewatering tubes may be the answer to Gull Lake pumping troubles

Figuring out funding plus getting through an evaluation will hold up plan this year

Province denying Ponoka funding, further action being touted

MSI and other funding sources now gone until town rescinds motion to withhold property tax money

Province denying Ponoka funding, further action being touted

MSI and other funding sources now gone until town rescinds motion to withhold property tax money

Ponoka RCMP charge Eckville man with impaired driving

Other Ponoka RCMP files include another impaired driver file, and mischief to vehicles file

Ponoka developing long-term guide on transportation issues

Safety is the top concern that residents want addressed as master plan is generated

PHOTO: Eyes turn to heavens to witness super blood wolf moon

These two photos show the lunar eclipse about 30 minutes apart from each other.

Ponoka cowboy Vernon (Bud) Butterfield passes away

The Ponoka Stampede Association announced his passing Friday

Ponoka’s annexed land destined for new designation

Former county land will be placed in new ‘urban reserve’ zone, though no change to current uses

Ponoka town council passes updated expense policy

Travel and meal reimbursement has changes made for first time in over a decade

Environment Minister clarifies misconceptions in Bighorn proposal

Minister Shannon Phillips speaks to concerns around the Bighorn Country

Three Ponoka men and one youth charged in assault case

Police obtained a search warrant and located drugs and sawed-off shot gun

New market opens in downtown Ponoka

Makkinga Market had a soft opening showcasing many of the different foods in store

Ponoka County denies rezoning over road responsibility issue

Application to parcel off land shot down by council due mainly to lack of access

Plan to pump into Gull Lake won’t happen in 2019

Two-stage filter process to be evaluated by Alberta Environment

Ponoka council challenged on payments on new building

Resident continues worries the town is paying over $94,000 per month on something it may never own

Ponoka RCMP arrest man for impaired driving on QE2

Rocky Mountain House man arrested after erratic driving on the QE2

Ponoka County council pleased with fire services budget

2019 budget presented to council include some higher operational costs

UPDATE: Youths located in Airdie

The youths are believed to be travelling in a dark blue Chevrolet Cavalier headed to Radium, B.C.

Ponoka’s Chevi Rabbit proud to be Winter Game torch bearer

The human rights advocate ran alongside Edmonton’s Mayor Don Iveson