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(Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

VIDEO: Bashaw’s Santa Claus Parade

(Facebook video/Bashaw and District Chamber of Commerce)

Jeff Ellison when he was the manager of Guardian Ambulance in Ponoka. (Photos submitted)

‘Last call’ for Ponoka EMT retiring after 38 years

While there have been many changes and advancements in Emergency Medical Services…

L-R: Kaia Sylvester as Hei Hei, Elise Wilson as Pua, and Aubrey Wilson as Moana. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

VIDEO: Bashaw Community Theatre presents Moana Junior

The show is coming to Stettler Oct. 28, 29 and 30

(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Members from Underworld Calgary: Umberfloe Live Action Role Playing pose for a photo at the artisan market at the Bashaw Medieval Faire. See more photos on page 2. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

PHOTOS: Knights, maidens and youth enjoy Bashaw Medieval Faire

Faire and artisan market held at the Bashaw Ag Grounds

Members from Underworld Calgary: Umberfloe Live Action Role Playing pose for a photo at the artisan market at the Bashaw Medieval Faire. See more photos on page 2. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
The present day Corner Grocery Store mural shows signs of weathering. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

Local group aiming to restore piece of Bashaw history

The Bashaw Mural Restoration Project is halfway to their fundraising goal

The present day Corner Grocery Store mural shows signs of weathering. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
Up to 72 teams battled the bones for their chance at the first place trophy and grand prize of $1,000 at the Bashaw Curling Club’s annual bunnock tournament, held July 9 and 10 at the Bashaw Ag Grounds. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

PHOTOS: Bashaw’s annual bunnock tournament

Held at the Ag Grounds July 9 and 10

Up to 72 teams battled the bones for their chance at the first place trophy and grand prize of $1,000 at the Bashaw Curling Club’s annual bunnock tournament, held July 9 and 10 at the Bashaw Ag Grounds. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: The Reklaws live at the Ponoka Stampede and Canada Day fireworks

The Reklaws Taking the stage Canada Day is The Reklaws, a sibling…

The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 5 of the Ponoka Stampede

Women’s ranch bronc riders show what a cowgirl can do

  • Jul 1, 2022
Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)

Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 4 — Kids Day at Ponoka Stampede

A look at the leader board after the fourth pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Patrick Landes art.
Patrick Landes art.
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)

4 exciting acts on the big stage at this year’s Ponoka Stampede

This year’s entertainment acts are sure to bring Stampede goers to their…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)
Bashaw High School students gave it their all on the opening night of Disney’s High School Musical on Stage on June 9 at Bashaw United Church. Performances will be held on June 15 and 16, starting at 7 p.m. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
Bashaw High School students gave it their all on the opening night of Disney’s High School Musical on Stage on June 9 at Bashaw United Church. Performances will be held on June 15 and 16, starting at 7 p.m. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)

High seller at Top Guns Horse Sales goes for $55k

Owner said it was a “record smashing” year

  • Apr 12, 2022
High seller “Japetto” sold for $55,000. (Kaylee-Jo Fawcett/Fawcett Photography)