Opinion

Just An Observation: Goes to show society still has a long way to grow

Some recent events showcase just how backwards some parts of society still are

LETTER: Education is key to understanding

A Ponoka News reader suggests that an education can help people navigate the world’s issues

  • Jan 10, 2019

LETTER: Reader praises initiative of young Ponoka boy

At Christmastime a young boy and his family came to the Ponoka Hospital to hand out gifts

  • Jan 9, 2019
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Just An Observation: Weather or not it is…it’s been wacky

The experts state it’s warmer, but one can’t deny the weather is getting weirder and crazier than ever

Hammertime: It’s flu time and help is a shot away

This week’s Hammertime is all about the flu shot and taking care of yourself.

  • Jan 9, 2019

OPINION: MLAs Ron Orr and Jason Nixon comment on Bighorn Country consultations

UCP MLA Jason Nixon penned a letter to Minister Shannon Phillips

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

LETTER: Questioning truth of MP’s column

A Ponoka News reader challenges MP Blaine Calkins and statements he presents as fact

  • Jan 4, 2019

OPINION: Trudeau’s carbon tax has arrived

MP Blaine Calkins takes on Prime Minister Trudeau’s carbon tax

  • Jan 3, 2019

Hammertime: Go easy on yourself with New Year’s resolutions

It’s great to make New Year’s resolutions but go easy on the plans, in this week’s Hammertime

  • Dec 31, 2018

The Ponoka Food Bank grateful for community donations

The Ponoka Food Bank has seen generous donations from community groups

  • Dec 30, 2018

Just An Observation: How to forget 12 months in three easy steps

If there was ever a period of time one would want to forget, it’s this one

Council’s Corner: A view from the Mayor’s chair

A bi-monthly column by the Mayor of Ponoka Rick Bonnett

  • Dec 28, 2018

LETTER: Responding to Ponoka News’ editor’s recent editorial

A Ponoka News reader responds to editor’s Baby It’s Cold Outside opinion

  • Dec 24, 2018

Hammertime: Ringing in the New Year

This week’s Hammertime celebrates post-Christmas and the New Year

  • Dec 24, 2018

OPINION: Sometimes it’s nice to pause and say thanks

With all the anger and frustration and division, counteracting that with gratitude helps

COLUMN: Merry Christmas from the STAR Catholic trustee

Ponoka STAR trustee Dan Svitich speaks to Christmas and the New Year

  • Dec 24, 2018

LETTER: What is considered evidence differs between readers

A Ponoka News reader responds to questions of his letter to the editor

  • Dec 24, 2018

Just An Observation: Choosing to serve is slowly killing even more

Emergency workers continue to die despite apparent increase in help

LETTER: Thanks given to emergency crews in tough situation

A Ponoka News reader offers gratitude to emergency personnel for their care in a tough situation

  • Dec 19, 2018