Opinion

LETTER: Challenging the NDP’s Bill in support of gay, straight alliances

Reader suggests NDP government is infringing on Canadians’ rights to religion

  • Oct 12, 2018

PHOTO: Ponoka News sends in photo protesting anti-abortion signs

A reader sent in these photos representing the women from the Handmaid’s Tale

Hammertime: We have no control over Mother Nature

Albertans show they’re willing to help others out, no matter the weather conditions

  • Oct 10, 2018
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2019 Canada Winter Games Torch Relay hits Ponoka
Fans support Rebels

Give firefighters their due…they’ve earned it

Thank a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week

Opinion: Men aren’t in as scary a time as Trump thinks

Men aren’t losing power to women, the pendulum is starting to balance (sort of but not really)

Letter: Recidivism rates and punishment for crimes

A Ponoka News reader discusses a recent prisoner transfer to a healing lodge

  • Oct 4, 2018

OPINION: Newspapers are a trusted source of information

With the advent of fake news, people are turning to newspapers for their trusted information

  • Oct 2, 2018

OPINION: The next 10 years will shape community newspapers

Ponoka News’s editor seeks your thoughts on community newspapers

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

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