Emily Jaycox

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Town of Bashaw approves road closures for Hometown Days

Bashaw town council meeting highlights for July 22, 2021

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Bobby and Dakota Hunker and their three children pose in front of their new business venture, having recently purchased long-time Bashaw business Bashaw Meats & Sausage. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw landmark business has new owners

Bobby and Dakota Hunker took over the business on June 30, 2021

Bobby and Dakota Hunker and their three children pose in front of their new business venture, having recently purchased long-time Bashaw business Bashaw Meats & Sausage. (Photo submitted)
Ponoka Stampede director Terry Jones, left, with the Tennant family. (Photo submitted)

Bluffton-area rancher takes the heifers in Ponoka Stampede Cattle Raffle

‘As soon as we saw them, I knew we would take them’

Ponoka Stampede director Terry Jones, left, with the Tennant family. (Photo submitted)
<ins>Battle-River Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek, right, speaks in Three Hills on July 10 with Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole. (Photo submitted) </ins>

Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole, MP Damien Kurek visit Three Hills

Press event on ‘fairness for Alberta’ attended by about 200 people

<ins>Battle-River Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek, right, speaks in Three Hills on July 10 with Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole. (Photo submitted) </ins>
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Bashaw council denies Bashaw Retreat Centre development application

Councillors unanimously reject development application

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Blue-green algae advisory for Little Beaver Lake

Residents advised not to swim in Camrose County lake

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Pellets in supersacs ready for shipping. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw’s PolyAg Recycling Ltd. looking to expand — locally

Business has several plans for the future

Pellets in supersacs ready for shipping. (Photo submitted)
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Fire advisory in effect for Camrose County

Extreme heat means higher risk of wild fires

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Alberta RCMP: drive sober this Canada Day

Impaired driving causes many collisions in Alberta each year

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2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)

2021 Ponoka Stampede was cancelled due to timing

PSA Bruce Harbin says a 2021 Ponoka Stampede would have had ‘gaping holes’

2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)
The newly expanded reception area is now stocked with pet items for sale. More stock will be coming, depending on what clients are looking for. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

Bashaw Central Veterinary Clinic renos nearing completion

New additional spaces now in use and finishing touches being made

The newly expanded reception area is now stocked with pet items for sale. More stock will be coming, depending on what clients are looking for. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
Bashaw's arena and curling complex will now be under a maintenance contract, though a potential lighting upgrade will have to wait until more information is forthcoming.
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Bashaw arena in need of repairs before the fall

Town of Bashaw June 17 council meeting highlights

Bashaw's arena and curling complex will now be under a maintenance contract, though a potential lighting upgrade will have to wait until more information is forthcoming.
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Tension runs high during Bashaw Retreat Centre’s presentation to council

Town advises public consultation needed before a retreat centre of any kind goes forward

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Chandra Fish rode her horse in the grad parade. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

Bashaw School valedictorian: ‘Make your mistakes — next year and forever’

Bashaw School holds COVID-friendly parade and grad ceremony June 19

Chandra Fish rode her horse in the grad parade. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)

Teens run successful plastic lumber products business in Bashaw

Pair of teenagers are learning first-hand about entrepreneurial spirit

Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)
Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ermineskin residential school survivor: ‘It just brings me back to the cries at night’

Discovery in Kamloops of remains of 215 children a painful time for survivors

Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely speaks to the Legislative Assembly on June 15, 2021. (Photo submitted)

MLA Lovely speaks to legislative assembly about elder abuse

Camrose constituency has almost double the provincial average number of seniors

Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely speaks to the Legislative Assembly on June 15, 2021. (Photo submitted)
Kale Rochette (left) and Kobe Zembal (right) prepare plastic lumber for the days construction. (Photo submitted)

Teens run successful plastic lumber products business in Bashaw

Pair of teenagers are learning first-hand about entrepreneurial spirit

Kale Rochette (left) and Kobe Zembal (right) prepare plastic lumber for the days construction. (Photo submitted)
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MLA Jackie Lovely
MLA Jackie Lovely