Emily Jaycox

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking Small…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)

Outgoing Ponoka mayor making Senate run

Outgoing Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is running as a candidate for the…

Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)
The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct. 11. (Photos by Liam Carr)

PHOTOS: Northern lights over Ponoka

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct.…

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct. 11. (Photos by Liam Carr)
Renatta Cattleman. (Photo submitted)

Maskwacis first-generation residential school survivor shares her story

Renatta Cattleman’s parents were change-makers and community pillars of Montana First Nation

Renatta Cattleman. (Photo submitted)
fire prevention week

Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

fire prevention week

Problems on the horizon for small communities

Every year, more small communities in the province are having to hand…

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)

Federal election runner-ups react on election night

NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)
NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)

NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA Tanya Heyden-Kaye of Ponoka, candidate for the New…

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)
(Photo submitted by the Bentley District Fire Department)

Bentley home has significant damage after fire

Bentley fire says overhaul took several hours

(Photo submitted by the Bentley District Fire Department)
Wolf Creek Public Schools

What you need to know for the upcoming Wolf Creek school board election

School board elections nominations close Sept. 20

Wolf Creek Public Schools
RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo Friday.
(File photo)

UPDATE: Three taken to hospital in crash at Hwy. 2A and Hwy. 604

UPDATE 2: Traffic flow has resumed on Highway 2A between Lacombe and…

RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo Friday.
(File photo)
RCMP uniform badge

Ponoka RCMP lay charges in catalytic converter theft

Suspects are from Lacombe and Wainright, Alta.

RCMP uniform badge
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Triceratops horn bone donated by Ponoka family ‘important’ specimen

Fossil is part of a nasal bone and horn of a Triceratops

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.

Rural central Alberta bed closures expected to end soon

Bed reductions continue in Rimbey, Lacombe

In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.
(Photo submitted)

Friesian horse drivers complete five-day trail ride around central Alberta

Alberta Friesian Horse Association: ‘Thank you beautiful Alberta!’

(Photo submitted)
(Photo submitted by Daniel McNabb)

Drivers stop to aid motorcyclist after crash near Morningside

Golfer claims he gave CPR to crash victim

(Photo submitted by Daniel McNabb)
Gravel truck seized: Blackfalds RCMP Traffic members noticed a dump truck that failed to stop at an intersection with a large oversized stop sign was in place on July 15. The truck was stopped and after a licence check, it was noted to be suspended due to Maintenance Enforcement. The vehicle was seized for 30 days and the driver received a ticket, as well as a mandatory court appearance for suspension. (Photos from RCMP Alberta Facebook page)

PHOTO: Blackfalds RCMP seize gravel truck

Driver had been operating the vehicle with a suspended license

Gravel truck seized: Blackfalds RCMP Traffic members noticed a dump truck that failed to stop at an intersection with a large oversized stop sign was in place on July 15. The truck was stopped and after a licence check, it was noted to be suspended due to Maintenance Enforcement. The vehicle was seized for 30 days and the driver received a ticket, as well as a mandatory court appearance for suspension. (Photos from RCMP Alberta Facebook page)
2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)

2021 Ponoka Stampede was cancelled due to timing

PSA Bruce Harbin says a 2021 Ponoka Stampede would have had ‘gaping holes’

2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)
Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)

Teens run successful plastic lumber products business in Bashaw

Pair of teenagers are learning first-hand about entrepreneurial spirit

Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)
Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ermineskin residential school survivor: ‘It just brings me back to the cries at night’

Discovery in Kamloops of remains of 215 children a painful time for survivors

Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)