Ponoka

Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)

95-year-old Ilona Carter flies again

Takes to the skies over Ponoka

 

Cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) as of Oct. 27. (alberta.ca)

Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 at three Ponoka businesses

Town ‘strongly encouraging’ residents to wear non-medical masks in public

 

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owners found

Father and son found him while out for a walk at JJ Collett

 

ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly spoke to Ponoka Chamber of Commerce members over Zoom on Oct. 20. (Image: screenshot)

Alberta chambers are ‘411’ to members, government: ACC president

Changes to government supports, second wave and snap election

ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly spoke to Ponoka Chamber of Commerce members over Zoom on Oct. 20. (Image: screenshot)
Battle River Medical Clinic in Ponoka has eight doctors, and could really use another five, since it also serves Maskwacis. (File photo)
Battle River Medical Clinic in Ponoka has eight doctors, and could really use another five, since it also serves Maskwacis. (File photo)
Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Ponoka, Lacombe airports

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
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
New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

Physician recruitment continues to be an issue

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow
Ponoka doctor leaving due to long hours

Ponoka doctor leaving due to long hours

Dr. Gage Seavilleklein wants more time with family after deaths of colleagues

Ponoka doctor leaving due to long hours
Ponoka will soon have fewer family doctors. (File photo)

Ponoka doctor warns of rural health crisis

Behaviour towards doctors blamed

Ponoka will soon have fewer family doctors. (File photo)
Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Former town councillor John Jacobs contracted the virus during a trip and has since recovered

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study
A screen shot of the statistical map on covid19stats.alberta.ca on March 27 shows zero cases in Ponoka, six in Wetaskiwin County, two in Camrose and Camrose County, two in Lacombe, and one in Stettler and Stettler County.

Ponoka resident’s negative COVID-19 test not ‘all that reassuring’

There are no confirmed cases in Ponoka as of 12 p.m. on March 27

A screen shot of the statistical map on covid19stats.alberta.ca on March 27 shows zero cases in Ponoka, six in Wetaskiwin County, two in Camrose and Camrose County, two in Lacombe, and one in Stettler and Stettler County.
Ponoka resident threatened with gun by thief stealing his vehicle

Ponoka resident threatened with gun by thief stealing his vehicle

A 19-year-old man is in custody and facing charges including robbery

  • Feb 13, 2020
Ponoka resident threatened with gun by thief stealing his vehicle
Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train

Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train

“Maja” is an eight-week old purebred German shepherd

Ponoka RCMP has a new pup to train
(Contributed photo).
(Contributed photo).
Ponoka town hall and learning centre on track

Ponoka town hall and learning centre on track

Building for new town hall, library and learning centre expected to be ready next summer

Ponoka town hall and learning centre on track
Update: Police release photo of suspected vehicle involved in fatal

Update: Police release photo of suspected vehicle involved in fatal

Motorist dies near Ponoka after loose tire collides with vehicle near Ponoka

Update: Police release photo of suspected vehicle involved in fatal
Photo from Ponoka Fire Department Facebook page

Ponoka firefighters head to southern Alberta

Four Ponoka firefighters take an engine to help fight southern Alberta wildfires

Photo from Ponoka Fire Department Facebook page
Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire

Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire

Several residents forced to evacuate after small apartment fire on May 1

Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire