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Council received a pair of delegates during March 14 meeting. (File photo)

RCMP, Legion present as delegates at latest Ponoka council meeting

By Carson Ellis Sgt St.Cyr presented to Ponoka council during its March…

  • Mar 23, 2023

 

There Churchill hosted a meet-and-greet at the Thrive 360 gym, one of many stops on March 21. (Carson Ellis photo)

Homegrown Stettler talent Theren Churchill brings Grey Cup home

By Carson Ellis The 2022-2023 season has been one that former Wm…

  • Mar 23, 2023

 

(Josh Berson photo)

AHS announces temporary closure of Ponoka emergency department

The provincial health authority announced the temporary closure of the Ponoka Hospital…

 

Swimming lesson registration at the Ponoka Aquaplex will open soon. (File photo)

Ponoka swimming lesson registration to open soon

The Town of Ponoka has announced when registration will open for the…

Swimming lesson registration at the Ponoka Aquaplex will open soon. (File photo)
(County of Stettler photo)

Stettler, Paintearth Counties pleased with announced oil and gas change

The province has announced a fix for an issue long plaguing Stettler…

(County of Stettler photo)
Traffic flow in Millet will be soon changing. (File photo)

Millet council signs traffic light-construction agreement with province

The flow of traffic on Highway 2A through Millet will be changing…

Traffic flow in Millet will be soon changing. (File photo)
Bashaw Sign. (Photo Courtesy of Town of Bashaw)

Town of Bashaw sued for $4 million over Bear Hills Family Wellness Centre denial

‘I don’t think the indigenous people want to be part of this community anymore,’ said Russell.

Bashaw Sign. (Photo Courtesy of Town of Bashaw)
A sawed-off .22 caliber gun seized by RCMP after a recent shooting in Ponoka. (RCMP photo)

Ponoka RCMP arrest five after 53 Street shooting

Five people have been arrested after a firearms complaint led to a…

  • Mar 7, 2023
A sawed-off .22 caliber gun seized by RCMP after a recent shooting in Ponoka. (RCMP photo)
Ponoka County sign. (File photo)

Ponoka county council reviews pair of bylaws during most recent meeting

And other highlights of the Feb. 27 meeting

  • Mar 3, 2023
Ponoka County sign. (File photo)
Road construction sign. (File photo)

Temporary road closure in Ponoka

The Town of Ponoka has announced a temporary road closure in the…

Road construction sign. (File photo)
Composite drawing of suspect wanted in home robberies. (RCMP photo)

Stettler, Three Hills RCMP remain on hunt for robbery suspect

Three Hills and Stettler RCMP officers remain on the hunt for an…

Composite drawing of suspect wanted in home robberies. (RCMP photo)
An arrest has been made in the Feb. 13 church fire. (RCMP photo)

Bashaw RCMP make arrest in church vandalism spree

Suspects came forward following a public meeting

An arrest has been made in the Feb. 13 church fire. (RCMP photo)
Ponoka FCSS hopes to bring the Drive Happiness program to the community. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka FCSS hoping to ‘roll’ new program into town

Ponoka Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is looking for some volunteer…

Ponoka FCSS hopes to bring the Drive Happiness program to the community. (Photo submitted)
Town of Ponoka logo

Town of Ponoka to host public engagement session

The session will take place March 1

Town of Ponoka logo
Stolen property and weapons found at rural property. (RCMP photo)

Ponoka RCMP charge two after executing search warrants

RCMP seek assistance locating individual

Stolen property and weapons found at rural property. (RCMP photo)
Jay Adamson

Crestomere School has a new principal

There is a new head of Crestomere School. Wolf Creek Public Schools…

Jay Adamson
Close-up of a stop sign on the side of a yellow school bus. (File photo)

Ponoka school bus ride nearly ends in tragedy

Father is calling for review of bus driver policies and procedures

Close-up of a stop sign on the side of a yellow school bus. (File photo)
RCMP were alerted to the St. Michael Hungarian Church being on fire on Feb. 13. (RCMP photo)

Bashaw RCMP investigate church fire

Fire was reported to officers on Feb. 13

RCMP were alerted to the St. Michael Hungarian Church being on fire on Feb. 13. (RCMP photo)
(File photo)
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RCMP logo. (File photo)

Wetaskiwin seek information relating to injured woman dropped off at hospital

‘Anyone with information related to this horrible event is asked to contact the Wetaskiwin (RCMP)’

RCMP logo. (File photo)