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Wild West Chuckwagon Championship returns chuckwagon action to Ponoka

By Kevin J. Sabo For Ponoka News After falling silent for over…

  • Sep 9, 2021
Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Chief Vernon Saddleback: ‘This matters’

A memorial for the 215 children found in a mass grave in Kamloops was held in Maskwacis May 31

Jim Hamilton looks over the preliminary design with seniors who came out to the public meeting on March 12. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka seniors oppose proposed four-storey condo in green space

Potential developers presented their preliminary design March 12

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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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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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A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Trump prematurely claims victory as world waits nervously, impatiently for U.S. vote count

The lack of result in the U.S. election was not that surprising to experts

A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Bob Hepp remembered with culinary scholarship

Supper held in his honour at the Ponoka Legion Oct. 2

A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Multiple voices heard at Ponoka for Peace rally

Peace rally held to ‘highlight the best of Ponoka’

Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox
A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta criticizes Ponoka RCMP

Press conference in front of Ponoka RCMP building shouted down by non-locals

A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox
UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit

UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit

Two protest groups gathered in Ponoka on Sept. 10

UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit
Anti-racism protesters march in Ponoka

Anti-racism protesters march in Ponoka

Group was led by Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta

Anti-racism protesters march in Ponoka
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
Captain Jenn Casey, from Halifax, NS, has been identified as the fatality in the Snowbirds crash in Kamloops. Photo via http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/

UPDATE: One dead in Canadian Forces Snowbirds plane crash in Kamloops

Second person on board has serious but not life threatening injuries

Captain Jenn Casey, from Halifax, NS, has been identified as the fatality in the Snowbirds crash in Kamloops. Photo via http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)

PHOTOS: RCMP call on kids to name latest police puppy recruits

This year’s theme is the letter ‘N,’ and 13 German shephards must be named

RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)
Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

They were dropped off as the ship docked and transferred to nearby hospitals for further test and treatment

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus