Opinion

Just An Observation: It’s over, so now we can return to reality

With one election over, Albertans can get back to regular life at least for a few months

Let’s all get along after the election, no matter the outcome

I’m writing this column after I’ve just been at the advance polling…

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Welcome the new editor of the Ponoka News

Local woman takes over the top job at the local newspaper

Hammertime: Hoping April brings fair weather and an honest election

I am sure that all of us were really excited last week…

Just An Observation: When did being civil become the exception, not the norm

With Alberta experiencing the harshest provincial election ever, we examine society’s attitude change

Does Google spy on our cell phone conversations?

DECK Supporters of tech giants say they would never, eve invade our privacy

Hammertime: Springtime adventures

Spring mud puddles will always be our children’s greatest adventure

Just An Observation: Education is not about complacency and clear sailing

Alberta’s system has to address many issues to help students, not achieve targets

Just An Observation: Where are all the doctors?

Something is wrong when people can’t get access except to sit and wait for hours

HAMMERTIME: Swinging into spring

This week’s Ponoka News Hammertime celebrates the fun of spring

  • Mar 20, 2019

OPINION: Lane-splitting for motorcycles should be legal in Alberta

More tools needed to protect cyclists’ lives from motorists

POEM: The mystic of a woman

A Ponoka News reader sent in this poem

  • Mar 20, 2019

POEM: Thoughts and feelings

A Ponoka News readers speaks on thoughts and feelings in this poem

  • Mar 20, 2019

Just An Observation: Don’t stress, we are here to help

Good or bad, speaking out about stress and its effects will help deal with it

COLUMN: From deep cold to spring

Life of a Farm Wife - Looking into springtime and calving season

  • Mar 13, 2019

Hammertime: Surviving the deep February freeze and into March

Looking at the rumble of March and the potential of spring

  • Mar 13, 2019

COLUMN: Mayor Rick Bonnett speaks to committee work

This month’s ‘Council’s Corner’ looks at the many roles within Ponoka’s town council

  • Mar 12, 2019

LETTER: Mountain Bluebirds expected in Ponoka soon

A Ponoka News reader reminds birdwatchers to get their cameras and binoculars ready

  • Mar 12, 2019