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Community reacts to cancellation of 2020 Ponoka Stampede
Community reacts to cancellation of 2020 Ponoka Stampede
PHOTOS: Medical, first responders vehicle parade salutes community

PHOTOS: Medical, first responders vehicle parade salutes community

The medical community and first responders of Ponoka showed their appreciation to…

PHOTOS: Medical, first responders vehicle parade salutes community
Ponoka Youth Centre has gone virtual

Ponoka Youth Centre has gone virtual

Program details for all age groups

Ponoka Youth Centre has gone virtual
A sign at Ponoka’s Tim Horton’s salutes Alberta Health Services. Photo submitted                                A sign at Ponoka’s Tim Horton’s salutes Alberta Health Services. Photo submitted

PHOTOS: Seen around Ponoka and County

An album of photos showcasing the local affect of COVID-19

A sign at Ponoka’s Tim Horton’s salutes Alberta Health Services. Photo submitted                                A sign at Ponoka’s Tim Horton’s salutes Alberta Health Services. Photo submitted
Ponoka photographer’s front porch project spreads smiles, supports local business

Ponoka photographer’s front porch project spreads smiles, supports local business

Sam Leavitt Photography started a front steps project in March

Ponoka photographer’s front porch project spreads smiles, supports local business
The parade goes through riverside around 3:45 p.m. April 8. Photo by Emily Jaycox
The parade goes through riverside around 3:45 p.m. April 8. Photo by Emily Jaycox
PHOTOS: Ponoka pets — fur, scales and more
PHOTOS: Ponoka pets — fur, scales and more
Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: #PonokaStrongCOVID-19

Photo by Jordie Dwyer Photo by Jordie Dwyer Photo by Jordie Dwyer…

Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Team Crawford Agencies was dressed as popular Harry Potter characters: Moaning Myrtle, complete with toilet seat, Belatrix Lestrange, Harid and Harry Potter himself. L-R: Crystal Waldren, Jessica Nelson, Ryan Crawford and Adam Bullock. Photo by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: BBBS of Ponoka Bowl for Kids Sake

Annual fundraising event beats totals from past 10 years

Team Crawford Agencies was dressed as popular Harry Potter characters: Moaning Myrtle, complete with toilet seat, Belatrix Lestrange, Harid and Harry Potter himself. L-R: Crystal Waldren, Jessica Nelson, Ryan Crawford and Adam Bullock. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Ponoka’s Altitude Spa celebrates 10 year anniversary

Ponoka’s Altitude Spa celebrates 10 year anniversary

Evening introduced new charity, hometown book debut

Ponoka’s Altitude Spa celebrates 10 year anniversary
This photo of the fireworks at the Ponoka Stampede by Richard Bone won first place in the town’s photo contest. Richard Bone photo
This photo of the fireworks at the Ponoka Stampede by Richard Bone won first place in the town’s photo contest. Richard Bone photo
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)

PHOTOS: RCMP call on kids to name latest police puppy recruits

This year’s theme is the letter ‘N,’ and 13 German shephards must be named

RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)
Charity 24-hour game in Ponoka still bringing in money

Charity 24-hour game in Ponoka still bringing in money

More than 50 players hit the ice to support local KidSport

Charity 24-hour game in Ponoka still bringing in money
Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

They were dropped off as the ship docked and transferred to nearby hospitals for further test and treatment

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus
Jeffery Kraft right, in an undated photo with his father Allen Kraft. Photos courtesy of the Kraft family

Jeffery Kraft of Ponoka remembered for being loving, well-liked

Kraft passed away on Dec. 15, 2019, in Lacombe at 20 years old

Jeffery Kraft right, in an undated photo with his father Allen Kraft. Photos courtesy of the Kraft family
Firefighters drag a hose to battle a fire near Bendalong, Australia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Navy ships plucked hundreds of people from beaches and tens of thousands were urged to flee before hot, windy weather worsens Australia’s devastating wildfires. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

‘Millions of sparks’: Weather raises Australia’s fire danger

The wildfires have already burned about 5 million hectares

Firefighters drag a hose to battle a fire near Bendalong, Australia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Navy ships plucked hundreds of people from beaches and tens of thousands were urged to flee before hot, windy weather worsens Australia’s devastating wildfires. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
PHOTOS: Thousands in Asia marvel at ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse

PHOTOS: Thousands in Asia marvel at ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse

Authorities in Indonesia provided telescopes and hundreds of special glasses to protect viewers’ eyes

PHOTOS: Thousands in Asia marvel at ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse
PHOTOS: ‘Christmas at Home’ at Ponoka Funeral Home

PHOTOS: ‘Christmas at Home’ at Ponoka Funeral Home

The lobby of Wombold Family Funeral Homes was wonderfully festive for “Christmas…

PHOTOS: ‘Christmas at Home’ at Ponoka Funeral Home