Opinion

Web Poll: Ponoka readers are ready for digital proof of insurance

Results from our most recent online web poll show that readers feel it’s time for a change.

Nixon: The biggest political lie in Alberta history

MLA Jason Nixon’s speaks to the carbon tax and the NDP

  • Jan 5th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Lobby group proposes tax on meat, trying to make us go vegan

PETA sticking their beaks into other people’s lives…again

Just An Observation: What’s with all of the negativity in Alberta?

More fun, happiness and excitement is needed among the population

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
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Flames destroy pickup in Ponoka
Train versus car results in minor injuries
2018 Alberta Oval Ice Racing

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

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