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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)
(RCMP photo)

Ponoka RCMP investigate armed robbery

Gas station held up on Remembrance Day

(RCMP photo)
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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.…

(Black Press file photo)
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
Man arrested in Maskwacis for second degree murder

Man arrested in Maskwacis for second degree murder

42-year-old Arthur Trinity Brown was located and arrested on June 30

Man arrested in Maskwacis for second degree murder
Bluffton’s Stacy Ruzicka finished sixth in this run on Nov. 1, 2019, with a time of 14.686, but would win the aggregate title after winding up third in her last run of the CFR to place second overall less than $5,000 back of the champion. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

The 2020 Canadian Finals Rodeo has been cancelled 

CFR47 postponed until 2021

Bluffton’s Stacy Ruzicka finished sixth in this run on Nov. 1, 2019, with a time of 14.686, but would win the aggregate title after winding up third in her last run of the CFR to place second overall less than $5,000 back of the champion. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Zane Lambert got off to a good start at the CFR, riding White Tie to a 86.5 score on opening night Oct. 29, 2019 - good enough for second place in the round. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

The 2020 Canadian Finals Rodeo has been cancelled 

CFR47 postponed until 2021

Zane Lambert got off to a good start at the CFR, riding White Tie to a 86.5 score on opening night Oct. 29, 2019 - good enough for second place in the round. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation

Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation

Investigation included Ponoka, Brazeau, Leduc counties

Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation
Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation

Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation

Complaints of shots fired at around 2 a.m. April 29

Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation
Update on Ermineskin Cree Nation COVID-19 measures

Update on Ermineskin Cree Nation COVID-19 measures

The Ermineskin Cree Nation (ECN) band office continues to be closed to…

Update on Ermineskin Cree Nation COVID-19 measures
UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees

UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees

Hopes to return employees to work after COVID-19 crisis is over

UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees
Online fishing program available for free

Online fishing program available for free

Albertans can educate themselves about the sport

Online fishing program available for free
Canada Post reminds people to keep a safe distance

Canada Post reminds people to keep a safe distance

Encounters with dogs have increased as more people stay at home

Canada Post reminds people to keep a safe distance