Opinion

Opinion: Reduce Ponoka town council members to five

Ponoka town council may find some improvements in town functionality by reducing its members to five

Opinion: Prime Minister negatively affected Canada in NAFTA deal

MP Blaine Calkins challenges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s NAFTA negotiations

  • Aug 29, 2018

Letter: Challenging MLA Ron Orr

A Ponoka News reader questions the opinions of the MLA in this letter.

  • Aug 28, 2018
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Full House at Ponoka's New Year's Eve Bull Bash
Fans support Rebels

HAMMERTIME: Time to get ready for fall

The end of summer isn’t just about getting ready to head back to class

COLUMN: Fortunetellers know nothing about you

Cold reading is the method fortunetellers use to get your money

LETTER: Challenging the purpose of the Right to Farm group

Ponoka County resident responds to a recent story related to a society looking at the right to farm

  • Aug 28, 2018

LETTER: Ponoka County CFO farmers still have the right to farm

A Ponoka News reader speaks to what Ponoka County’s proposed area structure plan aims to achieve.

  • Aug 28, 2018

Hammertime: Folks still love their community newspapers

Taking time to enjoy a newspaper and recognize those dedicated newspaper delivery kids

  • Aug 21, 2018

Letter: A Ponoka News reader questions political flyers

In a recent Conservative pamphlet from MP Blaine Calkins, it uses the term “illegal crossings”.

Column: Voters have short memories

Remember when Alberta defaulted on loans in the 1930s? In this week’s MLA column

Opinion: Support community newspapers or they will dissapear

The importance of community newspapers cannot be overstated, in this week’s column

  • Aug 21, 2018

Column: Government now planning cuts to carbon tax

MP Blaine Calkins speaks about federal government carbon tax turnaround

HAMMERTIME: A special place of kindness, care among natures finest

Taking some time with family at a place designed for family, in this week’s Hammertime

Buying and selling collectibles almost art form

You’d be surprised what’s worth money

Hammertime: Ponoka Stampeder hockey tradition

Minor, junior and senior hockey in the region has a storied history for a lot of people

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

Column: Libraries are a benefit to all communities

Ponoka Jubilee Library provides many options for residents

Letter: Ponoka resident presents tips for town council

One resident’s thoughts for council related to the new learning centre

  • Jul 31, 2018