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Passport to Christmas comes to a conclusion

Passport to Christmas comes to a conclusion

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce’s Passport to Christmas came to an end with a grand prize draw that took place on Dec. 23. The winner of the $1500 shopping spree was Mary Stoltz Jones while Ron Allin took home a Citizen Watch from Lyon’s Jewelry valued at $300

The Aeromax Loadstar is being promoted as an alternative to the de Havilland Twin Otter — the longtime workhorse of the utility aircraft industry.

With a 60-foot wingspan and measuring 50 feet in length, the Aeromax Loadstar boasts a spacious cargo bay with a 5,000-pound capacity. Perhaps most importantly, it can accommodate standard-sized shipping containers, which the Twin Otter can’t.

Christmas wreaths a longstanding tradition

Throughout Christmas there are many wreaths that can be seen on doors of houses, businesses and buildings, each decorated in their own way.
Youth of Hobemma receive the recognition they deserve

Youth of Hobemma receive the recognition they deserve

We often hear the saying that the youth of today are the future of tomorrow. If this is the case, Hobemma has a lot to look forward to.

Tree removal to take place at Ponoka Industrial airport

The town of Ponoka is inviting proposals for the removal of approximately 190 mature spruce trees that are situated along the East fence line between the runway and Highway 2A.

Don’t fall into the holiday debt trap!

Your holiday bills have piled up rapidly and you may be feeling like the debt spiral is knocking at your door. The following tips will help you pay off your credit cards as quickly as possible.
Ponoka in the running for major economic opportunity

Ponoka in the running for major economic opportunity

Ponoka is on a short list of communities favoured for an aircraft manufacturing plant that could eventually employ a thousand people and generate annual economic benefits of $300 million.

Highlights from the Town of Ponoka 2009 Budget

The 2009 Town of Ponoka interim operating and capital budget was passed at town hall on Dec. 9. It has been the Town’s practice to approve an interim budget prior to Jan. 1 then to approve the final budget prior to levying property taxes, which has been in May of each year.

Cold weather calls for working vehicles

Warm wishes, warm hearts and warm oil are what is needed to survive the holiday season once again.

Alberta announces new pharmaceutical strategy aimed at benefiting seniors

The Government of Alberta has announced a new pharmaceutical strategy that will lower or completely eliminate prescription drug costs for about 60 per cent of Alberta’s seniors.