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Ponoka honours MMIWG2S on Red Dress Day

Ceremony held at Lions Centennial Park on May 5

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The Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 hopefuls from L-R: Martina Hotlkamp, Codi Wilson, Harleigh Zack, Naomi Akkermans (reigning queen), Mackenzie Skeels, Emily Roessler and Ashley Gillespie. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
The Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 hopefuls from L-R: Martina Hotlkamp, Codi Wilson, Harleigh Zack, Naomi Akkermans (reigning queen), Mackenzie Skeels, Emily Roessler and Ashley Gillespie. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: Lunch for a good cause

Crestomere School hosted a perogy lunch and bake sale on April 14.…

  • Apr 19, 2022
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PHOTOS: Business is booming at Ponoka chamber trade show

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce held its first trade show…

  • Apr 12, 2022
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Morningside Community Hall hosts pancake breakfast

Event a fundraiser to add tables and benches to playground use area

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)

High seller at Top Guns Horse Sales goes for $55k

Owner said it was a “record smashing” year

  • Apr 8, 2022
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)
L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)

Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman visits hometown

Pearman competed at World Cup Finals last week

L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)
A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Memorial jersey ceremony held for two Ponoka players

The Ponoka Minor Hockey Association held a memorial jersey ceremony on March…

A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: U11 Ponoka Stampeders crush Stettler Storm

The Ponoka U11 Stampeders routed the Stettler Storm, defeating them soundly 15-4…

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<strong>January Jump start:</strong> The Pacific Equine ‘January Jump Start’ Show was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Jan. 27 to 30. A variety of classes were held each day. Pictured here are competitiors from Saturday, Jan. 29. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: January Jump Start in Ponoka

At the Calnash Ag Event Centre Jan. 27 to 30

<strong>January Jump start:</strong> The Pacific Equine ‘January Jump Start’ Show was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Jan. 27 to 30. A variety of classes were held each day. Pictured here are competitiors from Saturday, Jan. 29. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Vehicle convoy pulls out of Ponoka

The convoy is heading to the Alberta Legislature Building

(Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Rally held in Ponoka against COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Group gathered, held vehicle convoy through town

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Trevor Cromartie, Mayor Kevin Ferguson, and Rizwan Syed cut the ribbon for the grand reopening on Jan. 20. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka’s Capitol Theatre celebrates grand reopening with ribbon cutting

After a nearly two-year hiatus, the new owners of Ponoka’s Capitol Theatre…

L-R: Trevor Cromartie, Mayor Kevin Ferguson, and Rizwan Syed cut the ribbon for the grand reopening on Jan. 20. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
The Ponoka Minor Hockey Association hosted a U11 tournament at the Ponoka Arena Complex Jan. 14 to 16. In Game 8 on Jan. 15, the Ponoka McDonalds came up against the Grande Prairie Knights. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: PMHA hosts U11 tourney

Home tournament held Jan. 14 to 16

The Ponoka Minor Hockey Association hosted a U11 tournament at the Ponoka Arena Complex Jan. 14 to 16. In Game 8 on Jan. 15, the Ponoka McDonalds came up against the Grande Prairie Knights. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Youth centre anniversary. September

Year in review: 2021 was a year of moving forward despite challenges

For some, 2021 may have represented a year of continued struggles, and…

Youth centre anniversary. September
Skate Ponoka held its annual Charity Skate at the Ponoka Arena Complex on Dec. 17. Pictured here, the jumpstart group, ages six to 11, performs a number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Skate Ponoka held its annual Charity Skate at the Ponoka Arena Complex on Dec. 17. Pictured here, the jumpstart group, ages six to 11, performs a number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka Cadets attend the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy in 2014. (Photos submitted)

65 Ponoka Air Cadet Squadron celebrated 80th anniversary

By Captain Michelle Comeau Over the course of eight decades, an Air…

  • Dec 21, 2021
Ponoka Cadets attend the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy in 2014. (Photos submitted)
Sleigh Run: Ponoka Secondary Campus (PSC), the coordinating body for the annual Santa’s Anonymous program in Ponoka, held their first annual ‘Sleigh Run’ food and gift drive on Dec. 2, with the help of members of Ponoka County Fire Services. A total of $924 was raised that evening, along with many food and gift donations. Approximately 140 Christmas food and gift hampers were delivered on Dec. 15. This year is PSC’s 40th year of coordination Santa’s Anonymous. (Facebook photo)

PHOTOS: Santa’s Anonymous Ponoka’s first annual Sleigh Run

Ponoka Secondary Campus (PSC), the coordinating body for the annual Santa’s Anonymous…

Sleigh Run: Ponoka Secondary Campus (PSC), the coordinating body for the annual Santa’s Anonymous program in Ponoka, held their first annual ‘Sleigh Run’ food and gift drive on Dec. 2, with the help of members of Ponoka County Fire Services. A total of $924 was raised that evening, along with many food and gift donations. Approximately 140 Christmas food and gift hampers were delivered on Dec. 15. This year is PSC’s 40th year of coordination Santa’s Anonymous. (Facebook photo)
Blaze Rain holds some of the donated food items while the bus is loaded Dec. 14. St. Augustine School’s “Pack the Bus” campaign on Dec. 14, 2021 brought in a total of 1,769 lbs of donated food items. The total cash donations recevied has not been totaled yet. The high school students organized a school-wide food bank drive. Each class took a turn brining their donation items to the bus and loading them on. (Photos submitted/Dustin Ellingson)

PHOTOS: St. Augustine’s ‘Pack the Bus’ for the food bank

St. Augustine School’s “Pack the Bus” campaign on Dec. 14, 2021 brought…

Blaze Rain holds some of the donated food items while the bus is loaded Dec. 14. St. Augustine School’s “Pack the Bus” campaign on Dec. 14, 2021 brought in a total of 1,769 lbs of donated food items. The total cash donations recevied has not been totaled yet. The high school students organized a school-wide food bank drive. Each class took a turn brining their donation items to the bus and loading them on. (Photos submitted/Dustin Ellingson)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)