Emily Jaycox

Kim Green, owner of Altitude Spa in Ponoka. (Ponoka News/file photo)
Kim Green, owner of Altitude Spa in Ponoka. (Ponoka News/file photo)
Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.

Ponoka County says ‘We need to start owning the message a little more’

Active cases starting to fall in Ponoka County, Maskwacis sees 25 per cent drop

Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.
Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)

Outbreak results in increased PPE waste at a central Alberta 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)
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)
Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen share a mentor-mentee relationship. (Photo submitted)

Celebrate mentoring during National Mentoring Month in central Alberta

January is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of…

Hayley Wianko, left, and Brooke Hansen share a mentor-mentee relationship. (Photo submitted)
(Photo submitted)

Ponoka County pheasant flock without a roost after fire

Flock had already been decimated by coyotes

(Photo submitted)
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)
(File photo)

Father-and-son hunting pair charged with slew of violations

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

(File photo)
(File photo)

Three patients at Ponoka hospital test positive for COVID-19

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

(File photo)
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
(RCMP photos)
(RCMP photos)
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

School custodians ‘unsung’ heroes during pandemic

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

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

Ponoka Legion stands firm in flag flap

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)
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)
Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)

Maskwacis lawyer says Indigenous training an ‘example’ to follow

All Alberta lawyers will undergo Indigenous Cultural Competency training

Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have announced the body of missing Vernon senior Wayne Orser has been found in Okanagan Lake. (Black Press Media)

Ponoka man charged with second degree murder

Incident took place Nov. 5, 2020

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have announced the body of missing Vernon senior Wayne Orser has been found in Okanagan Lake. (Black Press Media)
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The geospatial map on alberta.ca was reporting 22 active cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) on Nov. 4, 2020, when on the “Local geographic area” setting . (Image: alberta.ca)

Ponoka councils discuss confusion over COVID-19 case numbers

Town says mandatory mask bylaw would be ‘premature’ until numbers better understood

The geospatial map on alberta.ca was reporting 22 active cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) on Nov. 4, 2020, when on the “Local geographic area” setting . (Image: alberta.ca)
Police are investigating two incidents from early Monday morning. Black Press file photo.

Ponoka RCMP arrest Red Deer woman for truck theft

Vehicle located on Oct. 30

Police are investigating two incidents from early Monday morning. Black Press file photo.