Ponoka Reflections

Reflections: Celebrating Ponoka’s homecoming

Celebrating the Ponoka families who dedicated their time to Ponoka

  • Mar 20, 2019


Reflections: The early construction of then Ponoka mental hospital

Looking at the early development of then provincial mental hospital in Ponoka


Reflections: Remembering Ponoka’s colourful hockey history

Ponoka’s hockey program was the envy of many communities back in the day

  • Mar 6, 2019


Reflections: Saluting Ponoka’s lady pioneers

This week’s Reflections salute goes to Barbara (Smith) Uhl

  • Feb 27, 2019

Reflections: Ponoka Air Cadet program began way back in 1941

Celebrating the longevity of Ponoka’s Air Cadet program

  • Feb 20, 2019

Reflections: When Ponoka got water, power and phone lines

This week’s Reflections looks at when Ponoka got utilities

  • Feb 13, 2019

Reflections: Celebrating Ponoka’s first medical milestone

Ponoka’s first municipal hospital celebrated in this week’s Ponoka Reflections

  • Feb 6, 2019

Reflections: Ponoka’s Fort Ostell in 1885

Looking back at the very first days of Ponoka’s Fort Ostell

  • Jan 30, 2019

Reflections: Recognizing Ponoka’s pioneer ladies

Continuation of Reflections’ looking back at Ponoka’s lady pioneers

  • Jan 23, 2019

Reflections: Looking back a brave Ponoka soldier

Private Frederick Keith Miller is recognized in this week’s Ponoka News history column

  • Jan 16, 2019

Reflections: Looking back at early Ponoka transportation

Buggies were the way to go in the early Ponoka days

  • Jan 9, 2019

Reflections: Ponoka News readers keep these columns alive

Without our readers, the Reflections/Remember When and Hammertime columns would not be possible

  • Dec 30, 2018

Reflections: Story of Ponoka’s past lady pioneers continues

Celebrating Betty Matejka’s legacy in Ponoka

Reflections: Continuing the celebration of Ponoka’s pioneer ladies

This week we salute Nena (Ross) Eastes/Reed who spent 73 years of her life in Ponoka

  • Dec 18, 2018

Reflections: A Ponoka resident’s Nutcracker collection a delight

Verna Raycraft’s collection is feast for the eyes

  • Dec 12, 2018

Reflections: Enjoying the great experience of the outdoor rinks

Remembering what it used to be like for a Ponoka tradition of playing outside on ice

Remember When: Ponoka’s early ice age

The area has come along way from the first outdoor rink along what is now 48 Ave in Ponoka

Reflections: Saluting Ponoka’s pioneer ladies

Looking at Ponoka’s history and the ladies who helped build it

  • Nov 28, 2018

Reflections: The Johnston family and one of Ponoka’s largest early homes

A look at an early home in Ponoka, which at the time was one of Ponoka’s largest

  • Nov 21, 2018

Reflections: D.A. Morrow’s early Ponoka poetry

This week’s Reflections looks at the Morrow family and the poetry that came with one member

  • Oct 24, 2018