Opinion

OPINION: Liberals take aim at responsible gun owners

E-petition against Bill C-71 is largest in history of Parliament

Opinion: Trade deal a good deal for Canadians

Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs speaks to the recent trade agreement for Canada

  • Oct 19th, 2018

COLUMN: Life of a rancher’s wife is not typical

When it comes to being married to a rancher, it’s an interesting life

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Opinion: Alberta should avoid paying into the 2026 Olympics altogether

The IOC should be the one to pay for Calgary’s Olympics if it’s that worth it

Hammertime: Minor hockey still going strong in Ponoka

Looking back at the old days of minor hockey in Ponoka

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Orr: A stable Alberta economy means stable households

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr says Alberta is not being taken care of, and neither are its residents

  • Oct 16th, 2018
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Medical students get hands on training
Rock'n Rimbey
Drag Race at Central Alberta Raceways
Fans support Rebels

LETTER: Reader unhappy about the graffiti on Ponoka’s trail board

Unwanted graffiti creating are ruining the trails experience; reader

  • Oct 17th, 2018

LETTER: Men have it bad contrary to the editor’s opinion

Ponoka News reader challenges the editor’s last opinion related to the #MeToo movement & women’s rights

  • Oct 15th, 2018

PHOTO: Ponoka News sends in photo protesting anti-abortion signs

A reader sent in these photos representing the women from the Handmaid’s Tale

LETTER: Challenging the NDP’s Bill in support of gay, straight alliances

Reader suggests NDP government is infringing on Canadians’ rights to religion

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

Hammertime: We have no control over Mother Nature

Albertans show they’re willing to help others out, no matter the weather conditions

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Opinion: Men aren’t in as scary a time as Trump thinks

Men aren’t losing power to women, the pendulum is starting to balance (sort of but not really)

Letter: Recidivism rates and punishment for crimes

A Ponoka News reader discusses a recent prisoner transfer to a healing lodge

  • Oct 4th, 2018

OPINION: Newspapers are a trusted source of information

With the advent of fake news, people are turning to newspapers for their trusted information

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

OPINION: The next 10 years will shape community newspapers

Ponoka News’s editor seeks your thoughts on community newspapers

Hammertime: It’s fall, enjoy it and have fun

Whatever the fall weather, be it snow or fall temperatures, there are opportunities to enjoy it

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Ponoka needs a new recreation facility

Reader: A multiplex in Ponoka will be a benefit to residents’ wellbeing

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

OPINION: United States vs. North Korea: who wins?

Pundits exaggerate North Korea’s military, underestimate weaknesses