Opinion

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

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Got2Dance shows its stuff at 2019 Ponoka Trade Show
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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

COLUMN: WCPS trustee speaks to collaboration in schools

Balancing schedule needs at the many schools at Wolf Creek Public Schools requires planning

  • Mar 12, 2019

OPINION: Maybe we should send Alberta oil via pigeons

A pipeline will reduce our dependancy on an unstable United States

Just An Observation: From a game to some Games and back again

With the dead of winter rollercoastering us along, here’s a few random thoughts

OPINION: Speaking on how local news matters

Local Matters, a new focus on local businesses that support community newspapers

  • Mar 6, 2019

Hammertime: Enjoying curling, to play and watch

This week’s Ponoka News Hammertime celebrates the sport of curling

  • Mar 6, 2019

Just An Observation: This time is by far the craziest sports season

It seems strange to be able to watch two winter sports and two summer sports now