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Spill the Tea with Chevi Rabbit

Many factors contributing to Indigenous youth suicide

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Recently, Montana Cree Nation has seen…

Spill the Tea with Chevi Rabbit
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RE: MP Calkins’ article from Oct. 28 ,“Toxic plastic”

Dear editor, Regarding MP Blaine Calkins’ column from Oct. 28, please let…

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Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe

MP Report: Toxic plastic or toxic Liberal policy?

Recently the Liberals announced additional details on their single-use plastic ban. The…

Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Megan Roth

The history of Halloween

There is something about the spooky season that gives me that warm…

Megan Roth
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RE: Thank you Ponoka RCMP

Dear editor, I know the RCMP periodically get flak in the media…

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Is your family trick or treating this Halloween?

Is your family trick or treating this Halloween?

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Re: A response to ‘Notorious RBG’

Re: A response to ‘Notorious RBG’

Dear editor, This article is replete with rhetoric. Let’s start with “women’s…

Re: A response to ‘Notorious RBG’
FOIP documents and Alberta Parks

FOIP documents and Alberta Parks

Dear editor, Although the UCP Government announced on March 3 the plan…

FOIP documents and Alberta Parks
Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020
Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
The importance of fostering relationships

The importance of fostering relationships

Relationships have been on my mind lately. People just need other people,…

The importance of fostering relationships
Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review

Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review

Fire Prevention Week gives us a chance to reflect on the Regional…

Ponoka County Regional Fire Services year in review
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OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

STEM (Pixabay.com)
MLA Ron Orr September news

MLA Ron Orr September news

This year has been a time of uncertainty and change, and I…

MLA Ron Orr September news
Letter: Ponoka is a super place to live

Letter: Ponoka is a super place to live

Ponoka senior grateful for care received

Letter: Ponoka is a super place to live
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Exciting opportunities bring bittersweet goodbyes

Kaylyn Whibbs’ last column for the Sylvan Lake News and Eckville Echo

  • Sep 23, 2020
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You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot

You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot

I’d heard the term ‘bigot’ tossed around in the past, but never…

You don’t have to be a racist to be a bigot
Trustee Dan Svitich

Back to school like never before (in some ways)

“For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from…

Trustee Dan Svitich
Letter: all voices deserve to be heard

Letter: all voices deserve to be heard

Dear editor, Around noon on Monday the 14th of September there was…

Letter: all voices deserve to be heard
Wolf Creek Public Schools welcomes students back
Wolf Creek Public Schools welcomes students back
Back to school: here’s hoping for the best
Back to school: here’s hoping for the best