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Slow and steady wins the race – healthy weight loss tips

If weight loss is on this year’s resolution list – again – you may be comforted, and inspired, to keep this biological possibility in mind: We do not fail our diets. Diets fail us.

Protect yourself from a home invasion

The holiday season is a time of sharing. But don’t take it to the extreme by sharing your household belongings with burglars. With so many people shopping, getting new gifts, going out for parties, and leaving on vacation, this is the season of joy for thieves too.
MADD presentation at PCHS gets the message out loud and clear

MADD presentation at PCHS gets the message out loud and clear

The bleachers of Ponoka Composite High School’s gymnasium were overflowing as students and staff gathered to watch a Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Presentation.
Ag-Event Centre information session draws large crowd

Ag-Event Centre information session draws large crowd

The first Ponoka Ag-Event Centre information session was held on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Legion. The room was packed with people eager to hear more about the estimated $8.5 million multi-purpose facility.

Winter tires are getting harder to find

Getting winter tires on your vehicle often gets left until last minute, especially with the recent bout of unseasonably warm temperatures, but if you haven’t gotten them yet you may want to as soon as possible for a number of reasons.
Ponoka remembers

Ponoka remembers

A beautiful service reflected the memory of the sacrifice that was made in wars throughout the years on the morning of Nov. 11.
Wanted for a Oct. 10, 2008 liquor store theft.

Wanted for a Oct. 10, 2008 liquor store theft.

Ponoka blood donations an impressive number

Ponoka surprised and impressed the workers at the Blood Donor Clinic on Nov. 12. Many people flocked to the Kinsmen Community Centre to donate their blood to benefit the lives of others and their giving exceeded the quota set for the clinic.

Greener car options gaining popularity among new car owners

Environmentally friendly car options are becoming more and more popular among new vehicle buyers as they look for ways to cut fuel costs and reduce their environmental footprint. Here are some of the bells and whistles on the market today:

School bus safety plan being put into action

The Government of Alberta is implementing a 10-point action plan for improving school bus safety across the province.