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Discover Ponoka, Alberta

Discover Ponoka, Alberta

Explore one of Alberta’s ‘best kept secrets’

  • May 19, 2020
boating stock metro

New owners of public boat launch on Sylvan Lake plans opening for May 2021

The Launch at Sylvan Lake is located at 5220 Lakeshore Dr.

Voters across Western Canada selected Colleen Kaiser-Gill from Caroline, Alta., as the winner for the 2019 Amateur Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award

Vote now for the People’s Choice Photo Award

One randomly selected voter will win a $100 gift card. Voting closes January 15, 2021.

If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

3 Made-in-Alberta adventures for your winter staycation

North to south, mountain to badlands, Alberta has something for everybody

  • Nov 28, 2020
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
Photo provided by Pendray Inn and Tea House

Experience timeless elegance at Victoria’s Pendray Inn and Tea House

Get the true experience of Victoria with this historic charm

Photo provided by Pendray Inn and Tea House
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.

Central Alberta is a picnicker’s paradise

Your guide to finding your picnic-perfect ingredients

  • Aug 11, 2020
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.
This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.

Air North, Yukon’s Airline named Best Airline in Canada

Flying with Air North, passengers can expect memorable travel.

This is the first time Air North has been named Best Airline in Canada by Travellers’ Choice. Photo via Air North.
Photo Submitted by RVezy.

Make your RV adventure this Ezy!

Rent an RV and adventure away.

Photo Submitted by RVezy.
West Coast Wild Encounters

West Coast Wild Encounters

Favourite videos of West Coast Wildlife

  • Jul 21, 2020
West Coast Wild Encounters
The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever

The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever

The Calnash Ag Event Centre is truly one of Ponoka’s gems, and…

The Calnash Ag Event Centreis better than ever
Ponoka’s Civic Building serves as a community hub

Ponoka’s Civic Building serves as a community hub

Ponoka celebrated the official grand opening of the Ponoka Civic Centre in…

  • Jun 24, 2020
Ponoka’s Civic Building serves as a community hub
Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka

Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka

The Town of Ponoka has exciting recreation opportunities for active families and…

Family and youth recreation a priority for Ponoka
Trails and adventure for all

Trails and adventure for all

Getting outside for a walk, to enjoy the beauty of nature and…

Trails and adventure for all
The Ponoka Stampede is one of the world’s largest rodeos for payouts, and it features the largest single-day bull-riding event in the world. (Emily Jaycos/Black Press Media file photo)

Ponoka Stampede: One of the world’s largest rodeos

80,000 fans, 800 volunteers, $800,000 in payouts

The Ponoka Stampede is one of the world’s largest rodeos for payouts, and it features the largest single-day bull-riding event in the world. (Emily Jaycos/Black Press Media file photo)
Front entrance of the Reynolds-Alberta museum in Wetaskiwin. The museum traces Alberta’s mechanized history, and was established from the mechanical collection of a local car dealer who would take anything in trade. (Black Press Media files)

Wetaskiwin: This fascinating museum will get your motor running

Amazing facility has planes, farm implements, cars and more

Front entrance of the Reynolds-Alberta museum in Wetaskiwin. The museum traces Alberta’s mechanized history, and was established from the mechanical collection of a local car dealer who would take anything in trade. (Black Press Media files)
Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts

Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts

Thousands of visitors from around the world visit this museum

Ponoka: Fort Ostell Museum has 10,000 artifacts
Gull Lake is a hugely popular lake in central Alberta with large sandy beaches. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)

Gull Lake: Centrally located, hugely popular, sandy beaches

There are multiple campgrounds on the lake’s shores

Gull Lake is a hugely popular lake in central Alberta with large sandy beaches. (Contributed photo/Black Press Media files)