Emily Jaycox

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)
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Ponoka homelessness committee becomes a society

Lack of volunteers biggest hurdle to opening overnight mat program

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Ponoka County pheasant flock without a roost after fire

Flock had already been decimated by coyotes

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Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka News carriers deliver more than the paper

Katie Hodges and Aubree Reynolds have become well-known on their route

Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka RCMP recover stolen property valued over $80,000

The Ponoka RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS), along with members from Ponoka…

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VIDEO: Ermineskin First Nation Candy Cane Lane drive-thru

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Ermineskin First Nation created a two-day…

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The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)

Rural-Rimbey property owner offers $5k award for arson info

Retirement dreams up in flames in a matter of minutes

The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)
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Father-and-son hunting pair charged with slew of violations

One is a resident of Camrose County and the other is from Ponoka County

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Secret Santa Festival of Lights drive-thru in Samson

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News The Secret Santa Festival of Lights…

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Three patients at Ponoka hospital test positive for COVID-19

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

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Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)

AHS: Helping manage anxiety after loss

Tips on how to manage worry and anxiety

Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
“Three Generations Ribbon Skirt” sewn by Melody Cardinal and photographed by Darlene Hildebrant. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka and Maskwacis women share meaning of ribbon skirts

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Indigenous ribbon skirts have become a…

“Three Generations Ribbon Skirt” sewn by Melody Cardinal and photographed by Darlene Hildebrant. (Photo submitted)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)

Wolf Creek and Wetaskiwin school boards ‘reassured’ by letter from LaGrange

Boards urge the Alberta government to honour commitments to Indigenous peoples

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)
A home on Montana Cree Nation was damaged by fire in the early hours on Dec. 2, 2020. (Chevi Rabbit/Submitted)

House fires on Montana Cree Nation under investigation

Two separate fires took place in the early hours of Dec. 2

A home on Montana Cree Nation was damaged by fire in the early hours on Dec. 2, 2020. (Chevi Rabbit/Submitted)
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Ermineskin citizen graduates vet school, is part of busy practice

Dr. Justin Hodgson is rolling up his sleeves in Meadow Lake, Sask.

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Ponoka and Maskwacis custodians ‘unsung’ heroes during pandemic

Schools have increased the sanitization of key, high-touch areas

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Ryan Applegarth

Applegarth was out on bail when Ponoka woman killed

Ponoka male now facing first degree and second degree murder charges

Ryan Applegarth
The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka flag display to be taken down on schedule despite controversy

VVOC says the display violates their trademark tribute “Flags of Remembrance”

The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)