Town of Ponoka

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Town tree erected again, residents asked to stay off the ice

The town Christmas tree located at the downtown skating plaza has been…

 

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Ponoka Aquaplex to temporarily close

Outdoor skating rinks will still be open for use once ice is ready

 

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Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Town of Ponoka approves interim budgets with ‘very minimal tax increase’

Ponoka town council approved its 2021 interim capital and operating budgets during…

Whether the Town of Ponoka gets enough ‘bang for its buck’ under its Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) membership was discussed during town council March 26.
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Town of Ponoka electrical distribution tariff bylaw moves forward

5 per cent local access fee coming Jan. 1, 2021

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<strong>Downton Skating Plaza:</strong> Preparation for the town’s tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 4 has begun, after which the area will be turned into a skating plaza. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

New outdoor skating plaza being built in downtown Ponoka

To help bring some holiday cheer to residents, the Town of Ponoka…

<strong>Downton Skating Plaza:</strong> Preparation for the town’s tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 4 has begun, after which the area will be turned into a skating plaza. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is trying to enlist support from other municipalities for more equitable provincial funding for small and rural municipalities.
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Ponoka arena closing, Santa Claus Parade officially cancelled

Town of Ponoka announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is trying to enlist support from other municipalities for more equitable provincial funding for small and rural municipalities.
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Children and their families enjoy the light display at Centennial Park in 2019. (File photo)

Town anounces expanded light display and new Christmas Light Tour

The Town of Ponoka will flip the switch on an expanded Christmas…

Children and their families enjoy the light display at Centennial Park in 2019. (File photo)
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Town of Ponoka introduces new temporary restrictions at town facilities

Ponoka civic building closed to public access, town office remains ‘open’ for business

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Shovelling snow onto local roads could result in a bill from the city (File photo)

Town snow removal has begun

Residents reminded to shovel their sidewalks

Shovelling snow onto local roads could result in a bill from the city (File photo)
Ponoka News is ready for Almost Midnight Madness with a tree full of local business gift certificates. Shoppers can bring a food bank donation of food or cash to the Ponoka News office and pick a certificate envelope from the tree. 
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Almost Midnight Madness almost here

Prepare, Ponoka shoppers: Almost Midnight Madness is almost here. The premier shopping…

  • Nov 10, 2020
Ponoka News is ready for Almost Midnight Madness with a tree full of local business gift certificates. Shoppers can bring a food bank donation of food or cash to the Ponoka News office and pick a certificate envelope from the tree. 
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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)
Coun. Ted Dillon receives a certificate for 30 years of service from Ponoka County Regional Fire Services Chief Dennis Jones. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka councillor recognized for 30 years’ fire service

Coun. Ted Dillon presented with certificate at Oct. 13 council meeting

Coun. Ted Dillon receives a certificate for 30 years of service from Ponoka County Regional Fire Services Chief Dennis Jones. (Photo submitted)
Ponoka invites people to move in with updated incentive program

Ponoka invites people to move in with updated incentive program

Policy changed to lower assessment threshold for major renovations

Ponoka invites people to move in with updated incentive program
Hamilton’s Skate Park is now closed for the season. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Hamilton’s Skate Park is now closed for the season. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka residents Carmen Deleeuw and her children, Deacon, 3, and Dawn, 7, enjoy the showing of Onward on Sept. 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Drive-in movie draws full parking lot

Town hosted showing of Onward Sept. 25

Ponoka residents Carmen Deleeuw and her children, Deacon, 3, and Dawn, 7, enjoy the showing of Onward on Sept. 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Mayor gives update on Water Commission

BIA letter to council and other briefs from Sept. 21 meeting

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International Day of Older Persons celebrations planned on Oct. 1

International Day of Older Persons celebrations planned on Oct. 1

The Town of Ponoka and the Ponoka branch of the Royal Canadian…

International Day of Older Persons celebrations planned on Oct. 1