Opinion

Hammertime: It’s fall, enjoy it and have fun

Whatever the fall weather, be it snow or fall temperatures, there are opportunities to enjoy it

  • Oct 2, 2018

LETTER: Ponoka needs a new recreation facility

Reader: A multiplex in Ponoka will be a benefit to residents’ wellbeing

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018
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OPINION: United States vs. North Korea: who wins?

Pundits exaggerate North Korea’s military, underestimate weaknesses

LETTER: Agreeing to U.S. demands on dairy supply a bad deal

Canada’s dairy supply management is a benefit to consumers and producers, in a letter

  • Sep 26, 2018

LETTER: Ponoka doesn’t help residents

A Ponoka News reader isn’t too happy with how the Town of Ponoka functions

  • Sep 26, 2018

LETTER: Reader is against a provincial park in the Bighorn area

A Ponoka News reader supports MLA Ron Orr’s column related to Bighorn

  • Sep 26, 2018

Just An Observation: Take a free ride through Alberta’s history

The annual Alberta Culture Days is a chance to experience different aspects of this province

Hammertime: Humboldt Broncos spirit remains strong

Looking at the first Humboldt Broncos game of the season and the ceremony that came with it

  • Sep 18, 2018

Just An Observation: Welcome to Alberta, where weather is never constant

The old adage of ‘wait five minutes and it will change’ continues some ring of truth

LETTER: MLA Ron Orr misleads readers on Bighorn area

Past Conservative government recommended establishment of recreation and conservation areas

LETTER: Responding to Ron Orr’s backcountry claims

A Ponoka News reader speaks to the province’s goal to protect the Bighorn area

  • Sep 16, 2018

Hammertime: Back to school and Ponoka’s old Red Brick School

With kids back to school, Hammertime celebrates the old days of getting back to education

Opinion: When coffee shop talk does more damage than good

Ponoka’s rumour mill is becoming a scourge of the community

Just An Observation: Autumn is upon us

Embracing the newest season and pondering the need for so much technology

Column: MLA Ron Orr speaks to provincial changes to the Bighorn area

The MLA states the province hasn’t consulted Bighorn area associations

  • Sep 11, 2018

LETTER: Clarity needed in definition of CFOs

A Ponoka County resident clarifies the statement of CFO and family farms

LETTER: CFOs provide revenue streams in Ponoka

The community benefits in more ways than one when it comes to CFOs in Ponoka County

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

LETTER: Ponoka County’s exclusion zones are unnecessary red tape

Exclusion zones to different areas in Ponoka County aren’t needed

  • Sep 5, 2018