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Ponoka County stable despite uncertain 2018 economy

Financial troubles, land use uproars cause some challenge for the county in 2018

Edson RCMP arrest two suspects after chase

The two suspects were spotted and tried to evade police during the chase

Wintry road conditions add havoc to Friday afternoon commute

Wintry road conditions caused multiple collisions along the QE2 near Ponoka

Bashaw Meats nominated for provincial business award

Family run business earns recognition with Alberta Chamber award nomination

Results of recent cow-calf production surveys set benchmarks

Figures help producers better manage herds and keep their business on track

  • Dec 21, 2018

Quick thinking Ponoka teacher saves choking student

Christmas will be complete for a Ponoka family after Ponoka Elementary School teacher saves student

Poll finds respondents against Alberta separation

Over 600 Albertans were surveyed their thoughts on separation of Alberta from Canada

Crime map helping Bashaw RCMP fight the battle

Feature making it easier to target areas of crime, has helped to increase public reporting

Alberta check-off on beef will not be changing

Producers vote against making check-off fully non-refundable

Bashaw to ask counties for cash for Zamboni

Council hopeful of help to pay the $125,000, not too happy about late permission request from BARB

Bashaw looking at next steps after commission holds on water hike

Town council set to deal with its options as it sits down to finalize its budget

WATCH: CP Holiday Train rolls into Lacombe

Kelly Prescott performed for hundreds of Central Albertans

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

Police say the man entered the bank with a disguise and took off in a dark coloured bicycle

Motorist flees police near Ponoka, escapes on foot

While attempting a traffic stop police say the driver sped off before hitting the ditch

Red Deer to co-host World Junior Ice Hockey Championships with Edmonton in 2021

Red Deer and Edmonton are helping to write Canadian hockey history, says Mayor Tara Veer

WATCH: MP Kevin Sorenson speaks out against Criminal Code changes

Bashaw MP Kevin Sorenson speaks against changes to the Bill C-75

  • Dec 5, 2018

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP say Alexis Littlechild has been located

Police say 21-year-old Alexis Littlechild went missing from the Centennial Centre Nov. 30

Ponoka RCMP help recover $50,000 worth of stolen property

Ponoka RCMP worked in conjunction with the Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis detachments