Emily Jaycox

Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)

Discussions about justice continue as Ponoka murder victim’s case proceeds

Reaction to comments Ponoka Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley made to town council last month

Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)
A ” Justice for Jeff” T-shirt. (Photo submitted)

Rally to be held outside Red Deer courthouse for slain Ponoka man

Sentencing for accused charged with manslaughter with a firearm set for March 4

A ” Justice for Jeff” T-shirt. (Photo submitted)
Dr. Stanley Read

Hometown Bashaw doctor recognized with alumni award for AIDS work

Dr. Stanley Read, born and raised in Bashaw, is considered a global health leader

Dr. Stanley Read
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

UPDATED: Located

Kenneth Gilbert was last seen in Camrose County on Feb. 25

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
(File photo/Lauren Collins Vana)

UPDATED: Ponoka cat owners have until July 1, 2021 to purchase licenses

Town council passed new Animal Control Bylaw Feb. 23

(File photo/Lauren Collins Vana)
Todd Hirsch. (Image: screenshot)

ATB vice president gives financial forecast to Ponoka chamber

Predictions for reopening of the economy and recovery outlined

Todd Hirsch. (Image: screenshot)
The cover of “Hometown Asylum: A History and Memoir of Institutional Care.” (Submitted)

Ponoka-born author writes history of old mental hospital

“Hometown Asylum: A History and Memoir of Institutional Care” covers 1911 to 1971

The cover of “Hometown Asylum: A History and Memoir of Institutional Care.” (Submitted)
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Bashaw chamber to meet with Minister Schweitzer

New supports for businesses announced

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File Photo

Central Alberta Youth Unlimited receives grant to support mental health

The grant is issued under Phase I of the UCP’s Community Grant Funding Program

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Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley and Sgt. Erin St-Cyr. (Photo courtesy the Town of Ponoka)
Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley and Sgt. Erin St-Cyr. (Photo courtesy the Town of Ponoka)
Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely
Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely
Mayor Penny Shantz

Bashaw mayor looks back on 2020, forward to 2021

An interview with Mayor Penny Shantz

Mayor Penny Shantz
Battle River School Division logo

BRSD: COVID-19 costs are adding up

Briefs from the Jan. 28 Board of Trustees meeting

Battle River School Division logo
(Photo: thebethanygroup.ca)

Immunizations appear on schedule at Bashaw Meadows

First doses were administered in January

(Photo: thebethanygroup.ca)
Robert Campbell. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka custodian finalist for international award

Robert Campbell will now be considered for the $15,000 final prize package

Robert Campbell. (Photo submitted)
(Photo: Local Journalism Initiative)

Alix council hears opposition to fire policy changes

By Stu Salkeld, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, East Central Alberta Review

(Photo: Local Journalism Initiative)
The cremated remains of Michael Okeymaw’s grandfather were delivered to a community mail box in Ponoka. The image has been selectively blurred to protect personal information. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka family feels ‘hurt’ and ‘disrespected’ after cremated remains delivered to community mailbox

Canada Post apologetic and regrets ‘any further stress’ caused

The cremated remains of Michael Okeymaw’s grandfather were delivered to a community mail box in Ponoka. The image has been selectively blurred to protect personal information. (Photo submitted)
Diners flood into The Noble Fox on Jan. 28. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw businesses ready to battle government over restrictions

The Noble Fox opened to sit-down diners on Jan. 27 and John’s Gym plans to open Feb. 1

Diners flood into The Noble Fox on Jan. 28. (Photo submitted)
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Bashaw town council rescinds special police tax bylaw

Town advised bylaw is not in line with MGA

(File photo)
Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely
Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely