Opinion

Get the facts before jumping to conclusions

One person’s opinion isn’t necessarily the entire story

POEM: Simply put, I drink coffee black

A Ponoka News reader penned this poem about drinking coffee, enjoy.

OPINION: Ponoka’s opportunities just got bigger

There are a lot of new opportunities available to Ponoka residents

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Full House at Ponoka's New Year's Eve Bull Bash
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LETTER: Younger generation more positive than older

A Ponoka News readers speaks to world issues and the positivity that comes from youth

  • Oct 23, 2018

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 19, 2018

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

Unwanted graffiti creating are ruining the trails experience; reader

  • Oct 17, 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 16, 2018

Hammertime: Minor hockey still going strong in Ponoka

Looking back at the old days of minor hockey in Ponoka

  • Oct 16, 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 16, 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

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 15, 2018

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

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

  • Oct 12, 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

Hammertime: We have no control over Mother Nature

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

  • Oct 10, 2018

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

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 4, 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 2, 2018

OPINION: The next 10 years will shape community newspapers

Ponoka News’s editor seeks your thoughts on community newspapers