Emily Jaycox

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Alberta politicians reject throne speech

Premier Kenney disapointed with lack of support for Alberta energy

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STAR Catholic getting $1.5 M in federal funding

STAR Catholic getting $1.5 M in federal funding

Funding part of $2 billion promised to provinces for safe return to school

STAR Catholic getting $1.5 M in federal funding
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Wolf Creek Public Schools receive $2.5 M for COVID costs

Funds will largely go towards PPE and additional cleaning, sanitizing

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Found Aircraft Company ‘Bush Hawk.’ Photo by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Lacombe airport

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Found Aircraft Company ‘Bush Hawk.’ Photo by Perry Wilson
Jayson Lovell stepping down as WCPS superintendent after this year
Jayson Lovell stepping down as WCPS superintendent after this year
Jayson Lovell stepping down as WCPS superintendent after this year
Jayson Lovell stepping down as WCPS superintendent after this year
Intoxicated male arrested by Ponoka RCMP passes away after fall

Intoxicated male arrested by Ponoka RCMP passes away after fall

Incident remains under investigation by ASIRT

Intoxicated male arrested by Ponoka RCMP passes away after fall
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
Bill Kirwan holds up the notice that was left on his doorknob on Sept. 8, that states his utilities would be disconnected if he didn’t pay his overdue amount by Sept. 11. Parts of the image were blurred to protect personal information. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Ponoka homeowner feels ‘disrespected’ by utility disconnection notice

Town responds with information about overdue account process

Bill Kirwan holds up the notice that was left on his doorknob on Sept. 8, that states his utilities would be disconnected if he didn’t pay his overdue amount by Sept. 11. Parts of the image were blurred to protect personal information. Photo by Emily Jaycox
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
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Space, regulations biggest hurdles to indoor soccer season

Ponoka players may be able to join ‘mini-leagues’

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Ponoka doctor cites need for better ‘work-life’ balance as reason for leaving

Dr. Gage Seavilleklein wants more time with family after deaths of colleagues

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A screen shot of the virtual town hall on Aug. 17.

Wolf Creek Public Schools holds virtual town hall

Superintendent answers parents’ questions about school re-entry

A screen shot of the virtual town hall on Aug. 17.
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Ponoka senior warns bike helmets not just for kids

Ali Post, 80, wants to help others avoid injury

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Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine

Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine

Blackfalds and Stettler RCMP make arrest, assisted by Lacombe and Sylvan Lake

Central Alberta crime spree ends with arrest in Erskine
WCPS, MLA Ron Orr discuss Scenario 1 reopening

WCPS, MLA Ron Orr discuss Scenario 1 reopening

Schools will operate at near-normal levels come fall

WCPS, MLA Ron Orr discuss Scenario 1 reopening
Wolf Creek Public Schools commits $400,000 to re-entry plan

Wolf Creek Public Schools commits $400,000 to re-entry plan

School re-entry scenarios and other board briefs

Wolf Creek Public Schools commits $400,000 to re-entry plan
Part II: Calkins says Canada can’t sustain long-term shutdown

Part II: Calkins says Canada can’t sustain long-term shutdown

Reopening Alberta now is a ‘difficult balancing question’

Part II: Calkins says Canada can’t sustain long-term shutdown
The completed playground.

Morningside gets new playground

Project took two years to fundraise for

The completed playground.