Ponoka News Staff

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Ponoka Stampede’s Cattle Raffle not just for ranchers

The winner walks away with 50-bred heifers or $75k

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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)

Cree county music singer Shane Yellowbird from Maskwacis passes away

Multiple media outlets have reported that Cree country music artist Shane Yellowbird…

Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)
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)

Ponoka hospital ER closed for today

Temporary closure April 8 due to physician shortage

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)
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Court dates for assault, attempted murder cases

Ponoka/Maskwacis/Wetaskiwin court briefs

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About 65 per cent of provincial lab work, or 50 million tests per year, is generated from the community and will be delivered by DynaLIFE under a contract to AHS. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

AHS privatizing majoroty of lab services across the province

AHS says no job losses anticipated in the transition

About 65 per cent of provincial lab work, or 50 million tests per year, is generated from the community and will be delivered by DynaLIFE under a contract to AHS. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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Help available for claimants in federal Indian Day School lawsuit

Federal Indian Day School Community Support Sessions are taking place in Maskwacis from May 3 to 4

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Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Staff Sgt. moves on from Maskwacis detachment

Staff Sgt. Dwayne Moore is now the detachment commander of Breton and Thorsby

Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a report of a break and enter in progress on Sunday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Ponoka RCMP arrest male for kidnapping

Dennis Tyler Rattlesnake, 35, is facing charges of unlawful confinement, aggravated assault

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are developing a new strategic plan for the detachment. (Phil McLachlan)

UPDATED: Male wanted for Montana First Nation shooting arrested

Darcy Cattleman located in Conklin, Alta.

Ridge Meadows RCMP are developing a new strategic plan for the detachment. (Phil McLachlan)
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Ponoka RCMP investigate armed robbery

Gas station held up on Remembrance Day

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Montana First Nations councillor gives back to youth

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Reggie Rabbit is a newly elected…

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Maskwacis RCMP welcomes new detachment commander

The Maskwacis RCMP detachment has a new detachment commander, Inspector Leanne MacMillan.…

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Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo

Ermineskin Kindergarten has a confirmed case of COVID-19

The school has shut down and Cohort 2 is in self-isolation

Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo
Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking

Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking

Maskwacis man arrested after brief chase Aug. 8

Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking
Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief

There were seven challengers to incumbent, including NGCI president

Ermineskin Cree Nation has a new chief
Samson Cree Nation council elected

Samson Cree Nation council elected

Frank Buffalo received the most votes at 463

Samson Cree Nation council elected
Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson

Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson

Election was held on July 14

Saddleback re-elected as chief of Samson
UPDATED: Found

UPDATED: Found

UPDATED: Danelle Chiefstick has been located safe. Maskwacis RCMP would like to…

UPDATED: Found
AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

Lab worker tests positive with low risk of transmission to others

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case