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Ponoka outdoor rink. (File photo)

Ponoka’s outdoor rink now open

The Outdoor Rink (ODR) next to the Ponoka Arena Complex (4410 54…

Pacific Equine Sport held their Winter Welcome horse show at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Nov. 24 to 27. For more information, visit pacificequinesports.com. (Photos by Emily Jaycox)

PHOTOS: Ponoka hosts Winter Welcome horse show

Pacific Equine Sport held their Winter Welcome horse show at the Calnash…

The Ponoka Storm U13 Girls. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka Storm U13 teams medal at first indoor tournament of season

The girls brought home silver while the boys earned bronze

  • Nov 24, 2022
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Cinch Shooters Team Roping Jackpot

The Cinch Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the Calnash Ag…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The 2022 Ponoka Bantam Broncs football team. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)
The 2022 Ponoka Bantam Broncs football team. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Stampede sends off CFR contingent in style

A testament to the Ponoka-area’s rodeo heritage, a fair-sized contingent of local…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Bantam Broncs win semi-final in decisive 58-14 victory

Will travel to Olds for the league championship final this weekend

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka hosts ‘From War Horse to Movie Star’

AFHA celebrates 25th anniversary Friesian Horse Show

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Sam Leavitt Photography)

Undefeated Ponoka Bantam Broncs heading into playoffs

Will play semi-final against Strathmore at home Oct. 22

(Sam Leavitt Photography)
Logan and Keely Bonnett. (File photo)

Ponoka locals take home CPRA year-end awards

Bonnett brothers win animal of the year selections — again

Logan and Keely Bonnett. (File photo)
Game action on Sept. 17, in Stettler. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)

Ponoka Bantam Broncs rev up for final home game

Broncs regular season record 4-0

  • Oct 7, 2022
Game action on Sept. 17, in Stettler. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)
Darrell and Jean-Anne Nichols at the Ponoka tennis courts. (Photo by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)

Ponoka couple takes home gold in tennis at 55+ games

A Ponoka couple won gold in the tennis 60-65 age division at…

Darrell and Jean-Anne Nichols at the Ponoka tennis courts. (Photo by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)
(Photos by Meagan Yager)
(Photos by Meagan Yager)
(File photo)

Upgrades to Ponoka’s tennis and pickleball courts begin

Courts will temporarily close

  • Sep 14, 2022
(File photo)
Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Salmond and Adamson take top place in Bashaw chuckwagon, chariot racing

The dust has settled on the Taste the Dust Pro Tour chuckwagon…

Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
(Black Elk Cutting Classic/Krystina Lynn Photography)

PHOTOS: Black Elk Cutting Classic

The Black Elk Fall Spectacular cutting classic was held at the Calnash…

  • Sep 13, 2022
(Black Elk Cutting Classic/Krystina Lynn Photography)
(Photo submitted/Sam Leavitt Photography)
(Photo submitted/Sam Leavitt Photography)
1D champion. (Photo by Sean Mascaluk/Pro Sports Photography)

ABRA Finals sees good turnout

The Alberta Barrel Racing Association (ABRA) Finals were held Aug. 23rd to…

1D champion. (Photo by Sean Mascaluk/Pro Sports Photography)