Opinion

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

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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

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

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