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The Calnash Ag Event Centre will be closed for competitions until at least Jan. 21, 2020. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Outlook for Calnash in 2021 a waiting game

Ag event centre losing thousands during shutdown

 

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…

 

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Hockey nets set up at outdoor rink

With provincial health restrictions now permitting outdoor gatherings of up to 10…

 

More coffee please: Rimoka's Spring Tea was held at the Golden Leisure Centre on May 29. Photo by Emily Jaycox
More coffee please: Rimoka's Spring Tea was held at the Golden Leisure Centre on May 29. Photo by Emily Jaycox
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Funding goal getting close for LTC beds

Several large donations were received during ‘Unfestival of Trees’ fundraising campaign

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2020 passport to christmas

Passport to Christmas does well despite pandemic

In the midst of a pandemic when a lot of businesses were…

2020 passport to christmas
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PART I: Businesses impacted by shutdowns

Local restaurant owner: ‘This is so bad for us’

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Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)

Outbreak results in increased PPE waste at Ponoka dump

AHS says such materials are considered safe for the landfill

Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)
Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen. (Photo submitted)

Celebrate mentoring during National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of…

Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen. (Photo submitted)
Ponoka hospital
Ponoka hospital
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Merry Christmas Ponoka

Ponoka has holiday spirit: Many homes around town are decorated for Christmas,…

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Chamber president Barry Grant on the Zoom meeting Dec. 15. (Image: screenshot)

Ponoka Chamber elects new board at AGM

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting…

Chamber president Barry Grant on the Zoom meeting Dec. 15. (Image: screenshot)
Tom Lam, left, and his family and staff pose for a photo.
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Old Iron Horse spreads holiday cheer with 150 free Christmas meals

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Old Iron Horse Restaurant and Lounge…

Tom Lam, left, and his family and staff pose for a photo.
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Ponoka Elementary School

UPDATED: Two positive cases confirmed at Ponoka Elementary School

Ponoka Elementary School (PES) sent out a letter to parents and guardians…

Ponoka Elementary School
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Funds from province will pay for exterior repairs, new roof

The Ponoka courthouse and provincial building will be receiving a face lift…

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Ponoka physicians reinforce patients can still receive care

Battle River Medical Clinic still open for phone appointments

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Ponoka blood donor clinic exceeds expectations, need remains high

You can make saving a life your greatest gift this holiday season

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PAS president Tammy Henkelman, left, holds a plaque PAS received commemorating 100 years of dedication to agriculture, with vice president Dale Olsen. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Ag Society moves forward into 2021 with new vision

The Ponoka Ag Society (PAS) had some significant achievements in 2020 and…

PAS president Tammy Henkelman, left, holds a plaque PAS received commemorating 100 years of dedication to agriculture, with vice president Dale Olsen. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Another doctor has announced he is leaving Ponoka

Dr. Harrison Moore is relocating to be closer to family

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UPDATED: There are now four active cases at Ponoka hospital

Visitors to acute care will be allowed for end-of-life situations

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