Opinion

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

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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

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

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