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A traveler’s nutrition checklist

When planning your winter getaway this year, no doubt priorities on your checklist include hotel reservations, attractions information and travel documentation. But what about your health?
Wanted for a liquor store theft that took place on Nov. 8.

Wanted for a liquor store theft that took place on Nov. 8.

Get healthy for the holidays

With the holiday season around the corner, think about more than just fitting into that little black dress.
Ponoka soaks up the madness

Ponoka soaks up the madness

The streets of Ponoka were full of people during the town’s annual Midnight Madness on Nov. 28. Most businesses were open all day and night to give shoppers a chance to Christmas shop while receiving great deals at the same time.

Olympic Torch coming to Ponoka

It may be hard to believe but the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games are already making history and Ponoka will be a part of the excitement.

Santa’s Anonymous and Stuff-a-Bus makes Christmas more enjoyable for many

Students and staff members from PCHS voluntarily manned tables at Extra Foods from 9:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Dec. 1 and were back at Extra Foods again before moving on to Hamilton’s IGA from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 2 all for a great cause.

Canada’s new Parliament

Entering the House of Commons is always an awesome experience but it is even more exciting and humbling after a general election. I am honoured to be your Member of Parliament and I want to assure you that I will work relentlessly to address the challenges that face us, today and in the future.

How to protect your home away from home: The snowbird home safety checklist

When you’re going away on your annual vacation you want to rest – and rest easy too. You want peace of mind that your home is as safe as it can be from burglary or other damage.
Ponoka soldier returns from Afghanistan

Ponoka soldier returns from Afghanistan

After eight months of serving our country, making a difference and saving lives, Marty Gratrix has returned from Afghanistan. Gratrix, who has been in the Canadian army for nine years, went on his first overseas mission in 2004/2005 where he did mine disposal, route clearance and patrolling.

Motorists make jobs difficult for Alberta’s emergency responders

With more than 2.9 million registered motor vehicles on Alberta’s roads, highway emergencies are, unfortunately, inevitable. Law enforcement officers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), firefighters, tow trucks and other emergency roadside assistance vehicle operators have difficult jobs requiring them to come to the scene at a moments notice.