Opinion

OPINION: Ponoka well represented during the Winter Games

While there were no athletes at the 2019 Winter Games, Ponoka was definitely well featured

Hammertime: The joys of watching our kids’ playtime

This week’s Hammertime looks at then and now, watching our children play

  • Feb 27, 2019

Just An Observation: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

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Hammertime: Be aware of phoney scams and frauds

This week’s Hammertime focusses on the different kinds of fraud

  • Feb 20, 2019

LETTER: Ponoka County resident wants to repeal daylight saving time

A petition has begun with the group at Hamilton’s IGA on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Feb 19, 2019

OPINION: Change for Ponoka comes from Ponoka

Looking at the past, present and future of Ponoka, change can come from within

Just An Observation: Progress made on rural crime, more work remains

A drop in the rate of activity from 2017 is a start, but the momentum needs to be kept up

Hammertime: Make Valentine’s Day a year-long deal

This week’s Hammertime celebrates the special Valentine’s Day

  • Feb 13, 2019

LETTER: How childhood affects later life

A Ponoka News readers asks about early childhood and how it affects perceptions later on

  • Feb 13, 2019

OPINION: Just because the news isn’t desired, doesn’t mean it’s fake

This week’s editorial looks at political bias and disagreeing with the news presented

Hammertime: What will spring bring us, when it makes it here

Looking at the potential of spring, when it shows up, in this week’s Hammertime

  • Feb 6, 2019

LETTER: When moderation is needed when having compassion

A Ponoka News reader suggests that compassion shouldn’t mean not to take care of oneself

  • Feb 6, 2019

Just An Observation: The ties that bind life and sports

Often times there are not a lot of things that separate how we feel about sports and life

Just An Observation: Poor management produces a punchy public

Frustration boiling over among some as people wonder how it can be that bad

POEM: When homes age

A poem from Ponoka News reader Edith Kane

  • Jan 29, 2019

Hammertime: Surviving yesterday and adjusting to today

Mike Rainone Hammertime On those really cold days I look forward to…

  • Jan 26, 2019

OPINION: We can all learn from Washington

Racial issues in the United States are constant

COLUMN: Cut it out with the ‘Not all men’ argument

Gillette commercial can be a watershed moment for self-improvement

OPINION: Ponoka’s push for grant funding may not work

The goal to gain funds for a new field house is admirable but Ponoka may have to play hard ball

Hammertime: Canadians always share hockey skills with world

This week’s Hammertime reflects on the lessons passed on by Canadians to the world

  • Jan 16, 2019