Ponoka County

Lucas Berg, left, with the backpacks filled with essential items he donated to the Red Deer Mustard Seed Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka youth fills backpacks for less fortunate

Lucas Berg, 14, of Ponoka County, donated 20 backpacks he filled with necessities

 

COVID update Jan. 19

Ponoka County COVID-19 numbers on steady decline

Numbers of active cases of COVID-19 have continued to drop in Ponoka…

 

The team that disconnected, lifted and loaded the old Bobtail Road bridge. (Photo submitted)

Bobtail Road bridge moves to new home in Meridian Beach

The 100-year-old bridge was moved Jan. 14

  • Jan 19, 2021

 

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UPDATED: Ponoka County COVID-19 update

14 positive cases in relation to Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre

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<strong>New RMA president:</strong> Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin with a Ponoka County buckle in recognition of his recent election to president of the Rural Municipalities Association of Alberta (RMA). Cutforth says the appointment is a unique honour. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Congrats Reeve McLauchlin

New RMA president: Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin…

<strong>New RMA president:</strong> Ponoka County CAO Charlie Cutforth presents Reeve Paul McLauchlin with a Ponoka County buckle in recognition of his recent election to president of the Rural Municipalities Association of Alberta (RMA). Cutforth says the appointment is a unique honour. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
<strong>Ringing in a milestone:</strong> Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted an engraved ring and a bouquet of roses in recognition of 40 years of service with the county. Raugust has held many positions over the years and is currently the executive secretary. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Recognizing 40 years of service

Ringing in a milestone: Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted…

<strong>Ringing in a milestone:</strong> Ponoka County staff member Debbi Raugust was gifted an engraved ring and a bouquet of roses in recognition of 40 years of service with the county. Raugust has held many positions over the years and is currently the executive secretary. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka County will be getting a new roof for a section of its main office for about $245,000 following weeks of dealing with water leaks.
Photo by Jordie Dwyer

County Office closed to the Public until further notice

Upon recommendation of the Provincial Chief Medical Officer, the Ponoka County office…

Ponoka County will be getting a new roof for a section of its main office for about $245,000 following weeks of dealing with water leaks.
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alberta.ca status map on Nov. 13.
alberta.ca status map on Nov. 13.
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A COVID testing centre has been set up in the parking lot at the Ponoka Community Health Centre on Hwy. 2A. Testing is by appointment only. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

UPDATED: Town of Ponoka, Ponoka County discuss confusion over COVID-19 case numbers

Town says mandatory mask bylaw would be ‘premature’ until numbers better understood

A COVID testing centre has been set up in the parking lot at the Ponoka Community Health Centre on Hwy. 2A. Testing is by appointment only. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)

Old MacDonald Kennels sounding the alarm over number of cats in care

An expansion is underway at Old MacDonald Kennels

“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 at three Ponoka businesses

Town ‘strongly encouraging’ residents to wear non-medical masks in public

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
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Ponoka County discusses Poulsen’s Pasture

Policing costs, Bobtail Road bridge replacement and other Ponoka County council briefs

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No decision made on second home rules

Rebuild of RR24 in northwest part of county will go ahead

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Trailer scourge hits county once again

Trailer scourge hits county once again

RV units packing Poulsens Pasture

Trailer scourge hits county once again
Some work on county roads and the affect prices may have on certain projects were among the subjects discussed at Ponoka County’s council meeting July 14. File photo

Repair delayed until fall due in part to excess costs

Quotes for Elkhorn Road work nearly double first estimate

Some work on county roads and the affect prices may have on certain projects were among the subjects discussed at Ponoka County’s council meeting July 14. File photo
Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo

West Central Planning agency dissolved after 25 years

Ponoka County among last two agency members

Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo
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Reeve: Development needs a reminder about public spaces

Ponoka County discusses promises of public access at Meridian Beach

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