Emily Jaycox

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

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

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Drivers stop to aid motorcyclist after crash near Morningside

Golfer claims he gave CPR to crash victim

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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)
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Ron Orr - MLA Ponoka-Lacombe
Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Chief Vernon Saddleback: ‘This matters’

A memorial for the 215 children found in a mass grave in Kamloops was held in Maskwacis May 31

Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Tyler Bingham from Honeyvile, Utah sits second in the bull riding after posting an 86.75 on June 28, 2019 at the Ponoka Stampede. (File photo)

2021 Ponoka Stampede postponed

Board is optimistic the seven-day rodeo may go ahead in July or August

Tyler Bingham from Honeyvile, Utah sits second in the bull riding after posting an 86.75 on June 28, 2019 at the Ponoka Stampede. (File photo)
cole Nelson. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka resident drafted to the CFL in the first round

Cole Nelson, 24, was the fifth pick, selected by the Edmonton Football Team

cole Nelson. (Photo submitted)
Betty Clark. (Photo submitted)

Wolf Creek Public Schools appoints new transportation manager

Betty Clark is the new transportation manager

Betty Clark. (Photo submitted)
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MLA Ron Orr on ousting of two UCP members

MLAs Drew Barnes and Todd Loewen were voted out on May 13, 2021

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Chris Scott, owner of The Whistle Stop Cafe, was put in handcuffs after an anti-restriction protest Saturday in the parking lot of the business. (Screenshot via The Whistle Stop Facebook page)

Alberta RCMP investigating possible threat to police after Mirror rally

Online images show RCMP members, vehicles in crosshairs of a rifle

Chris Scott, owner of The Whistle Stop Cafe, was put in handcuffs after an anti-restriction protest Saturday in the parking lot of the business. (Screenshot via The Whistle Stop Facebook page)
Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr speaks to chamber members over Zoom on April 27. (Screenshot)

MLA Ron Orr fields diverse questions during ‘A Business Conversation’

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce hosted A Business Conversation with MLA Ron Orr

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr speaks to chamber members over Zoom on April 27. (Screenshot)
Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services poses for a photo with one of their response vehicles. (Photo submitted)

Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services recognized for compassionate care to students in crisis

Wolf Creek Public Schools selected them for the 2021 Friends of Education Award

Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services poses for a photo with one of their response vehicles. (Photo submitted)
Retail giants like Amazon have done well during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)

Insider CEO to Ponoka chamber: ‘the world is changing’

Artificial intelligence, drone delivery, hybrid services could be the future of retail

Retail giants like Amazon have done well during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)
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Charges laid in homicide on Ermineskin Cree Nation

Two males charged with second degree murder

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MP Blaine Calkins introduces bill to toughen up on rural crime

Mischief, damage to property on the rise in Ponoka County, Lacombe County

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Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
Blaine Calkins/MP for Red Deer-Lacombe
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Wolf Creek Public Schools will not pilot new curriculum

Says it will participate ‘when appropriate’

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