Emily Jaycox

Lucas Berg, left, with the backpacks filled with essential items he donated to the Red Deer Mustard Seed Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta teenager donates filled 20 backpacks to Red Deer Mustard Seed

Lucas Berg, 14, of Ponoka County says he ‘just wants to help people’

Lucas Berg, left, with the backpacks filled with essential items he donated to the Red Deer Mustard Seed Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo submitted)
Kyla Gibson with her boyfriend Gavin Hardy. (Photo used with permission)

Sylvan Lake couple lose ‘fur babies’ to house fire

‘They were our world and nothing will ever replace them,’ Kyla Gibson said of her three pets

Kyla Gibson with her boyfriend Gavin Hardy. (Photo used with permission)
Kim Green, owner of Altitude Spa in Ponoka. (Ponoka News/file photo)
Kim Green, owner of Altitude Spa in Ponoka. (Ponoka News/file photo)
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UPDATE: Missing female has been found

Hope Tivendale was last seen on January 12 in Blackfalds

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Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.

Ponoka County says ‘We need to start owning the message a little more’

Active cases starting to fall in Ponoka County, Maskwacis sees 25 per cent drop

Numbers on the geospatial map on alberta.ca under the local geographic area setting on Jan. 12, 2021.
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
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

Bags of PPE waste seen recently at Ponoka’s Waste Transfer Station. (Image submitted)
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Ponoka County pheasant flock without a roost after fire

Flock had already been decimated by coyotes

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Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka News carriers deliver more than the paper

Katie Hodges and Aubree Reynolds have become well-known on their route

Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
A sign commenting on the recent out-of-country travel by UCP MLA’s was put up by Jessica Jones on the weekend. (Photo submitted)

MLA Ron Orr’s office plastered with posters

Aloe vera left for MLAs returning from sunny vacations

A sign commenting on the recent out-of-country travel by UCP MLA’s was put up by Jessica Jones on the weekend. (Photo submitted)
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Wolf Creek Public Schools: pandemic caused lower class sizes, deficits

Superintendent Lovell expands on items from December board meeting

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The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)

Rural-Rimbey property owner offers $5k award for arson info

Retirement dreams up in flames in a matter of minutes

The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)
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Father-and-son hunting pair charged with slew of violations

One is a resident of Camrose County and the other is from Ponoka County

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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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Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)

AHS: Helping manage anxiety after loss

Tips on how to manage worry and anxiety

Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)

Central Alberta Bucs vs. Red Deer Titans in ‘Winter Blood Fest’ challenge

Two teams face off to see which club can donate the most units of blood

Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)

Wolf Creek and Wetaskiwin school boards ‘reassured’ by letter from LaGrange

Boards urge the Alberta government to honour commitments to Indigenous peoples

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)
White t-shirts made by Jeffery Kraft’s family have a photo of Jeff and the words “Justice for Jeff,” which they wear at every court date. (Submitted file photo)

Family of Jeffery Kraft feels ‘robbed’ after one accused discharged

Family of victim responds to preliminary hearing in homicide case

White t-shirts made by Jeffery Kraft’s family have a photo of Jeff and the words “Justice for Jeff,” which they wear at every court date. (Submitted file photo)
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