Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka’s Ronnie Racing wins Hot August Night

About 15,000 people filled the Castrol Raceway stands at the motorsports complex

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

Ponoka Traffic Unit investigate scooter incident

A motorcyclist appears to have lost control of her Suzuki scooter on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

Ponoka ladies’ night out fundraiser set for September

Ponoka Read My Hips dance troupe to host fundraiser for kids’ arts and culture programming

PHOTO: Bashaw Legion hosts fun golf tournament

Bashaw’s Legion brought folks from around the area for its annual golf tournament

Lacombe councillor Thalia Hibbs adds her name to UCP nomination

Hibbs will challenge MLA Ron Orr and Rita Reich for the Lacombe-Ponoka UCP nomination

Grateful for Bashaw cemetery clean up

A Bashaw resident thanked the town for organizing the cemetery clean up recently.

UPDATED: Airdrie man charged after Taser-like weapons seized

Canadian Border and Airdrie RCMP charged a man after an attempt to bring the weapons into Canada

Bashaw hosts full bunnock tournament

Hundreds of people converged on Bashaw’s ag grounds for the 15th annual Bunnock Tournament

Storm rips through Central Alberta

Hail pelts region causing damage to farmland, plus communities in Ponoka, Bashaw and Stettler

Web Poll: Bashaw Star readers prefer twinning Hwy 21 for safety

The Star’s most recent web poll found that residents prefer twinning Hwy 21 over more passing lanes

Ponoka RCMP investigate collision between semi and two sedans

Police investigating possible road rage after two sedans appear to have stopped abruptly on Hwy 2

Ponoka RCMP busy during Stampede week

Among the 333 files were 3 stabbings, assaults, thefts, among others, however, police were active

Ponoka Stampede closes with several first time winners

Ponoka athletes just miss the win in the showdown round to packed stands.

Bashaw RCMP deal with rural thefts

Along with theft files, Bashaw RCMP handled a fraud complaint

Calgary man caught masturbating while driving

The Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit also witnessed a motorist at 279 km/h in separate incident

Ponoka team ropers in top 12 spot so far

As Ponoka Stampede day 5 closes, Ponoka team ropers land themselves in the runnings

Jake Vold takes the lead at Ponoka Stampede

Ponoka Stampede’s fourth day of rodeo was full of thrills and spills.

Artist from Maskwacis blends modern art with First Nations culture

Blending modern art and hip-hop culture with Indigenous culture is Christopher Day One Carlson