Ponoka

Ponoka’s Maddison Pearman (right) along with teammates Béatrice Lamarche and Valérie Maltais celebrate gold in the women’s team pursuit at the ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships in Quebec. (Photo by Greg Kolz/ Speed Skating Canada)

Ponoka’s Maddison Pearman earns gold at international speed skating event

Ponoka speed skater Maddison Pearman did her country, province and hometown proud…

 

Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Samson Cree Nation grandmother of homicide victim speaks up for others suffering

Sister of Wetaskiwin homicide victim: ‘I’m still waiting for him to call me’

 

The overnight reception area at the Calnash Ag Event Centre Nov. 5. (Photo submitted/Donna Noble)

Ponoka buses dozens to reception area after multiple collisions on weekend

Those stranded included the Sherwood Park Crusaders hockey team

 

(Facebook photo/Wolf Creek Golf Resort)

RV lease holders react after Wolf Creek Golf Resort announces receivership

Golf resort is located in Morningside, Alta.

(Facebook photo/Wolf Creek Golf Resort)
(Stock image/Creative Outlet)

Ryan Applegarth sentenced to 8 years for Wetaskiwin manslaughter

Applegarth also awaiting trial for second degree murder of Ponoka woman

(Stock image/Creative Outlet)
Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. (File photo)

Ponoka hospital to join province-wide electronic medical record system

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre is joining Connect Care, a province-wide…

Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. (File photo)
Jeff Ellison when he was the manager of Guardian Ambulance in Ponoka. (Photos submitted)

‘Last call’ for Ponoka EMT retiring after 38 years

While there have been many changes and advancements in Emergency Medical Services…

Jeff Ellison when he was the manager of Guardian Ambulance in Ponoka. (Photos submitted)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
Border services have been allowed to resume at the Ponoka Industrial Airport and others. (File photo)

Border services resume at Ponoka Industrial Airport

Canada Border Services Agency announcement applies to 55 small Canadian airports

Border services have been allowed to resume at the Ponoka Industrial Airport and others. (File photo)
Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)
Jeffery Kraft’s sister, Caitlin Kraft, outside a Red Deer courthouse in 2021. (File photo By PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)

Tyler Campbell appealing sentence in killing of Ponoka man

Victim’s sister: ‘Here we are again’

Jeffery Kraft’s sister, Caitlin Kraft, outside a Red Deer courthouse in 2021. (File photo By PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)
The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)

Ponoka emergency department to close overnight

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre emergency department (ED) will be temporarily…

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)
Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)
Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)
Dean Edge takes bids during the Ponoka Stampede tarp auction May 6, 2022. (File photo)

Rimbey auctioneer competing at worlds for chance at title

World Livestock Auctioneer Championship is in Indiana June 9 to 11

Dean Edge takes bids during the Ponoka Stampede tarp auction May 6, 2022. (File photo)
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Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
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Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Lions asks town to take over bus program after loss of major fundraiser

Members of the Ponoka Lions Club came before council on May 10…

Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
A western class competitor riding an Arabian. (Photos submitted/Amanda Ubell Photography)

Ponoka hosts 150 horses for Spring Fling show

Horse show has grown since new volunteers took over in 2016

A western class competitor riding an Arabian. (Photos submitted/Amanda Ubell Photography)
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Punk band shows its Ponoka connection on prestigious billboard

NOBRO will play live in Calgary and Edmonton next month

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