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Preliminary hearings set for several Ponoka-court cases

The following are court updates on recent police reports and crimes related…

 

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Temporary closure of Ponoka emergency department March 17

Closure will run from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Mar 13, 2023

 

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Ponoka Food Bank going strong despite increased usage

While the Ponoka Food Bank is seeing an uptick in users, which…

 

Officers secure the scene in front of the Leland Hotel on Sept. 21, 2022. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Trial going ahead for pair charged in downtown Ponoka shooting

Suspects charged with attempted murder and slew of other offences

Officers secure the scene in front of the Leland Hotel on Sept. 21, 2022. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Naya Mellersh from Calgary won the Jump Shop 4-Bar Spectacular high jump competition on her horse Nick on Feb. 5. (Facebook photo/Rylee Smolarchuk)

PHOTOS: Ponoka hosts Jump Start Horse Show

Show part of Pacific Equine Sport’s Ponoka Indoor Series

Naya Mellersh from Calgary won the Jump Shop 4-Bar Spectacular high jump competition on her horse Nick on Feb. 5. (Facebook photo/Rylee Smolarchuk)
The Ponoka Storm U13 Girls. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka Storm U-13 girls earn silver in Edmonton indoor soccer tournament

The Ponoka Storm U13 Girls have added another silver to their medal…

  • Jan 31, 2023
The Ponoka Storm U13 Girls. (Photo submitted)
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Old MacDonald Kennels ‘bursting at the seams’

Several fundraisers being held this spring to help with operating costs

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The Ponoka Airport has been closed to medivac flights this winter. (File photo)

Ponoka Airport closed for medivac flights this winter

Ponoka town council discussed a letter Mayor Kevin Ferguson sent to Lacombe-Ponoka…

The Ponoka Airport has been closed to medivac flights this winter. (File photo)
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Edith Kane, at 82, at the opening of her first art gallery showing Jan. 12 at The Crow. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Fulfilling a dream: 82-year-old Ponoka resident opens first art gallery showing

Edith Kane is currently a featured artist the The Crow restaurant

Edith Kane, at 82, at the opening of her first art gallery showing Jan. 12 at The Crow. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Pastor Jay Lutz, centre, with church volunteers Jodie Schumacher, Shirley Paul and Robbie Provost. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Soup’s on at Ponoka’s Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Church near Lions Centennial Park providing weekly soup kitchen

Pastor Jay Lutz, centre, with church volunteers Jodie Schumacher, Shirley Paul and Robbie Provost. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Duncan said settling into their new home and getting ready for Christmas is slowly coming together. (Facebook photo/Brandy Duncan)

Ponoka family recovering after house fire before holidays

A Ponoka family of five is slowly recovering after a house fire…

Duncan said settling into their new home and getting ready for Christmas is slowly coming together. (Facebook photo/Brandy Duncan)
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PHOTOS: St. Augustine School presents ‘Shrek The Musical Jr.’

St. Augustine School held two performances of Shrek The Musical Jr. on…

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Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)

Organizers prepared for Ponoka Community Christmas Dinner

A long-standing tradition in Ponoka, the community Christmas dinner is returning full…

Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)
The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting Dec. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka chamber brainstorming ways to increase member engagement

Annual general meeting: financials presented, elections held

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting Dec. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Donnie Lewis. (Photo submitted)

OUR COMMUNITY: Ponoka volunteer Donnie Lewis remembered

At age 68, Donnie Lewis has passed away. His sudden and unexpected…

  • Dec 21, 2022
Donnie Lewis. (Photo submitted)
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Ponoka RCMP ‘thrilled’ with generosity for Stuff the Cruiser event

Ponoka detachment hoping to make the food and toy drive an annual event

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Game action from the 2019 Santa Showdown. (File photo)

Ponoka Secondary Campus holding 27th annual Santa Showdown

The Annual Santa Showdown hockey game, where students face off against faculty,…

  • Dec 13, 2022
Game action from the 2019 Santa Showdown. (File photo)