Opinion

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13th, 2018

Just An Observation: Enormity of tragic accident to be felt for decades

Just like in 1986, this latest tragedy in the hockey world will last in everyone’s memory

POEM: Miracles in anticipation of Easter

A Ponoka News reader speaks to Easter through poetry

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Column: Asking if the UCP is really serious about rural crime

MLA Colin Piquette asks of the UCP intentions after voting against $37 million in rural crime funds

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Hammertime: There’s always time for a laugh

Ponoka News’ Hammertime takes a heartfelt look at past stories; we all need a laugh.

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Poll results: Ponoka residents prefer snow grading and clearing on the same day

Of the 93 votes, 49 prefer to see the snow cleared in the same day

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Motorcycle safety: who’s to blame?

Riders need to look in the mirror first before blaming others

Poll Results: Ponoka News readers against arming teachers

Out of the 109 votes, 91 spoke against the idea, and some added their comments.

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

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