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Funding goal getting close for LTC beds

Several large donations were received during ‘Unfestival of Trees’ fundraising campaign

 

Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)

Outbreak results in increased PPE waste at Ponoka dump

AHS says such materials are considered safe for the landfill

 

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Three patients at Ponoka hospital test positive for COVID-19

Visitors to acute care will be allowed for end-of-life situations

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Outbreaks declared in Ponoka, Camrose County

COVID-19 update as of Dec. 1, 2020

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“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)

Old MacDonald Kennels sounding the alarm over number of cats in care

An expansion is underway at Old MacDonald Kennels

“Pumpkin” is available for adoption at Old MacDonalds Kennels. (Facebook photo)
Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)

95-year-old Ilona Carter flies again

Takes to the skies over Ponoka

Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)
Cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) as of Oct. 27. (alberta.ca)

Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 at three Ponoka businesses

Town ‘strongly encouraging’ residents to wear non-medical masks in public

Cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) as of Oct. 27. (alberta.ca)
Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owners found

Father and son found him while out for a walk at JJ Collett

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams
ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly spoke to Ponoka Chamber of Commerce members over Zoom on Oct. 20. (Image: screenshot)

Alberta chambers are ‘411’ to members, government: ACC president

Changes to government supports, second wave and snap election

ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly spoke to Ponoka Chamber of Commerce members over Zoom on Oct. 20. (Image: screenshot)
Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)
Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)
A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Bob Hepp remembered with culinary scholarship

Supper held in his honour at the Ponoka Legion Oct. 2

A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Ponoka, Lacombe airports

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson
Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Multiple voices heard at Ponoka for Peace rally

Peace rally held to ‘highlight the best of Ponoka’

Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta criticizes Ponoka RCMP

Press conference in front of Ponoka RCMP building shouted down by non-locals

A.J. Fallenchild speaks in front of the Ponoka RCMP building Monday, Sept. 14. Photo by Emily Jaycox
New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

Physician recruitment continues to be an issue

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow
UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit

UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit

Two protest groups gathered in Ponoka on Sept. 10

UPDATED: RCMP investigating alleged vehicle hit
Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe

Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe

Ponoka-area students spend summer welding sculpture for Lacombe roundabout

  • Sep 10, 2020
Sculpture represents friendship between Plains Cree people and Lacombe
Carling taking some time to get some work done on the family farm south of Ponoka. Photo submitted

Ponoka vet to have a voice on a national stage

Carling Matejka one of 25 members of federal agricultural advisory council

Carling taking some time to get some work done on the family farm south of Ponoka. Photo submitted