Opinion

COLUMN: Is celebrity gossip your ‘local news’? Ottawa seems to think so

News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Photo radar balances budgets, does nothing for safety

Photo radar locations suggest profit is the motivator, not safety

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Editorial: Don’t risk your life for nothing

Senseless death of Thorsby area businessman was avoidable

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Just An Observation – Moving forward, forgetting the past in a couple ways

Politics and agriculture have more in common than you think in this week’s column

Just An Observation – Tragedies can hit anywhere, anytime

With it being Fire Prevention Week in Alberta, this week’s column shows preparation can help everyone

September is a remarkable month to remember

A marathon, a memorial and some motivation is what gets me through September

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CP Holiday Train Stops in Ponoka
    Rollover on Icy Roads Near Ponoka
      Maskwacis Education Schools Commission signing
        Showjumping at Calnash Ag Event Centre

          An argument for why Amazon should move to small town Alberta

          Ponoka could be the perfect location for Amazon’s new headquarters

          EDITORIAL: People seem to be going bonkers

          There’s a reason those that follow some sports teams are call fan-atics

          EDITORIAL: Life gets in the way of the best laid plans

          This week’s column looks at best paid plans and the art of procrastination.

          OPINION: Media relations key to moving forward

          One last tip from the Ponoka News editor: Media relations

          Just An Observation — All it takes is a few simple tasks

          Putting a stop to petty crimes can be easy, but it takes some initiative

          Opinion: Fall-ing back into a routine

          Just An Observation - Returning to school and the silly season to come are discussed this week

          A notch off my birthday bucket list was sky high

          A trip to the annual air show near Edmonton in this week’s Hammertime column

          Respect a two-way political lesson

          This letter to the editor speaks about how people think about politicians and what they really do

          Falsehoods of a unified right

          This letter to the editor states the UCP isn’t the only conservative option in Alberta

          Reversing a wrong the right thing to do – Just An Observation

          A former government’s move to designed to crackdown on impaired drivers never worked anyway

          Nuggets of memories for those that remember them

          This week’s Hammertime column gives long time Ponoka people something to think about

          • Aug 23rd, 2017

          Carbon tax column rambling non-sense

          This letter to the editor responds with disagreement to a recently run opinion column

          OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

          A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths