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For volunteers, Every Smile Counts

For volunteers, Every Smile Counts

More than 100 people took time away from their volunteer duties to take a bow and enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Kinsmen Community Centre April 22.
Marion Crawford honoured for volunteerism

Marion Crawford honoured for volunteerism

Marion Crawford is the 2010 recipient of the Morna Chorney Heart and Soul Volunteer Award.
Councillor’s wife dies in tragic accident

Councillor’s wife dies in tragic accident

The wife of a Ponoka County councillor will be deeply missed after what’s being called a tragic accident killed Shirley Hinkley, 75.

Mounties save man from fire

Two Mounties are being credited with saving a man’s life when they responded to a house fire in Hobbema.

Alberta proposes distracted driving law

Kathleen Terry new principal of Ponoka Alternative Supports School

Kathleen Terry new principal of Ponoka Alternative Supports School

Kathleen Terry has been appointed as the new principal of the Ponoka Alternative Supports School (PASS), effective at the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year.

Ermineskin signs partnership with oil and gas company

The Ermineskin Nation in Hobbema has signed an exploration partnership with One Earth Oil and Gas to identify high potential drilling sites on the reserve

Students fast to raise money for Third World countries

Students of Ponoka Composite High School will explore that question in depth during a World Vision 30-Hour Famine April 16 and 17.

A trade fair weekend to display businesses and fun

Come one, come all to Ponoka’s “Under the Big Top” circus-themed trade fair where this year, more than 100 vendors will be located.

Wolf Creek board mandates consistent school year calendar

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) trustees have decided not to adopt the “9 for 10” model, instead instituting a less structured approach.