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Afghan parents carry their children, as they leave the malnutrition ward floor, at the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Blood drive to mark Women’s Day halted, Afghan activists say

Organizers say the event was viewed as a protest by Taliban authorities

School supplies, along with sports equipment, can be expensive especially for families on a limited budget. That’s part of the reason the owner of Thrifty Katz is trying to give back to her community.Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Ponoka’s Thrifty Katz wants a deserving family to benefit

Local second hand store hoping special draw will provide help to someone that can use it

Collaboration a future key for Matejka

Collaboration a future key for Matejka

Ponoka County councillor would like to work together more if re-elected

Ready to learn - Levi Read helps his daughter Hudson get ready for the first day of Grade 2 at St. Augustine School. Parents and kids were busy with preparations for the first day back.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Photos: Back to school in Ponoka

Ponoka parents and students get ready for the first day back to school.

Ready to learn - Levi Read helps his daughter Hudson get ready for the first day of Grade 2 at St. Augustine School. Parents and kids were busy with preparations for the first day back.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
A special show and shine brought some great antique vehicles, including this 1961 VW Beetle owned by Elaine Makkinga, to the Ponoka Fire Brigade Society’s fundraiser event on Labour Day. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka Fire Brigade Society hosts show and shine event

Some beautiful antique vehicles and motorbikes were showed off during a Labour Day show and shine.

A special show and shine brought some great antique vehicles, including this 1961 VW Beetle owned by Elaine Makkinga, to the Ponoka Fire Brigade Society’s fundraiser event on Labour Day. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Ponoka Fish and Game’s 50th Rifleman’s Rodeo created a fun labour day weekend for members at the Lake Pofianga location. Here a member tries his sharpshooting skills hoping to win a special rifle.

Ponoka Fish and Game’s Rifleman’s Rodeo hits the 50 year mark

There was much to celebrate at Ponoka Fish and Game’s annual Rifleman’s Rodeo

Ponoka Fish and Game’s 50th Rifleman’s Rodeo created a fun labour day weekend for members at the Lake Pofianga location. Here a member tries his sharpshooting skills hoping to win a special rifle.
Clayton Nelson
Clayton Nelson