Ponoka News 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)
(RCMP photo)

Ponoka RCMP investigate armed robbery

Gas station held up on Remembrance Day

(RCMP 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
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
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
An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

To Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health and Jason Kenny, Premier of Alberta

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors
Suspects from Ponoka charged in pawn shop theft

Suspects from Ponoka charged in pawn shop theft

Ponoka RCMP say the two face several charges from Stampede Pawn incident

Suspects from Ponoka charged in pawn shop theft
Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

Police say the man was charged with impaired driving

Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car
Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence

Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence

The Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit ticketed the man in December and on Valentine’s Day

Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence
Ponoka RCMP hope to reunite this couple with a DVD of a wedding that occurred July 23, 2005. This screen grab shows Kevin and Nancy who appear to be married in a hospital. Contact Ponoka RCMP if you know the people in the video. RCMP photo

Ponoka RCMP hope to unite a couple with their lost wedding DVD

The DVD was found in a ditch near Range Road 260 in Ponoka area

Ponoka RCMP hope to reunite this couple with a DVD of a wedding that occurred July 23, 2005. This screen grab shows Kevin and Nancy who appear to be married in a hospital. Contact Ponoka RCMP if you know the people in the video. RCMP photo
Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo

Pursuit with rogue semi ends in arrest

RCMP chased a stolen semi tractor from Red Deer to Airdrie

Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo
The Calgary Police Service is investigating a case where a suspect used a Calgary firefighter’s identity to fraudulently obtain money from victims.                                Calgary Police Service photo

Calgary police investigate man posing as Calgary firefighter

Calgary police are looking for information on a suspect who stole a firefighter’s ID

The Calgary Police Service is investigating a case where a suspect used a Calgary firefighter’s identity to fraudulently obtain money from victims.                                Calgary Police Service photo
For another year the CP Holiday Train will make its way through Ponoka. The train is scheduled to make Ponoka Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m.

CP Holiday train makes stops in Central Alberta

The popular train will feature entertainment from Colin James and Emma-Lee

For another year the CP Holiday Train will make its way through Ponoka. The train is scheduled to make Ponoka Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Three horses euthanized after gravel truck collision

Three horses euthanized after gravel truck collision

A gravel truck rear ended a truck and trailer hauling the horses near Ponoka

Three horses euthanized after gravel truck collision