Jordie Dwyer

Boxers claim two silver medals for Alberta in wild night

Boxers claim two silver medals for Alberta in wild night

Cole Brander of Edmonton fought for the gold medal against Avery Martin-Duval of Quebec

Boxers claim two silver medals for Alberta in wild night
Alberta’s Megan Cressey gets silver Photo by Jordie Dwyer Female Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle at Canyon Ski Resort on Feb. 20th. Photo by Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services
Alberta’s Megan Cressey gets silver Photo by Jordie Dwyer Female Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle at Canyon Ski Resort on Feb. 20th. Photo by Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services
OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’
Alberta’s Montana Fairbairn just 0.05 points from gold in Women’s Gymnastics

Alberta’s Montana Fairbairn just 0.05 points from gold in Women’s Gymnastics

The Strathmore native takes home fourth spot

Alberta’s Montana Fairbairn just 0.05 points from gold in Women’s Gymnastics
Pascale Paradis earns bronze in 7.5 km Female Biathlon. Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services

Alberta’s Pascale Paradis earns bronze in 7.5 km Female Biathlon

Canada Games action carries through to March 2nd

Pascale Paradis earns bronze in 7.5 km Female Biathlon. Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services
Photo by Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services

Alberta earns three medals in Long Track Speed Skating

Alberta now has 16 medals (6-5-5) and currently sits in second place of the medal standings

Photo by Jordie Dwyer/Black Press News Services
Ponoka mayor not backing down on withholding taxes from province

Ponoka mayor not backing down on withholding taxes from province

In spite of provincial threat of further actions, Bonnett determined to keep exploring options

Ponoka mayor not backing down on withholding taxes from province
BREAKING: Province denying Ponoka funding, further action being touted

BREAKING: Province denying Ponoka funding, further action being touted

MSI and other funding sources now gone until town rescinds motion to withhold property tax money

BREAKING: Province denying Ponoka funding, further action being touted
STARS meets with Ponoka County on campaign for new choppers

STARS meets with Ponoka County on campaign for new choppers

The emergency services organization is looking at nine new choppers for its three provinces

STARS meets with Ponoka County on campaign for new choppers
MISSING: Ponoka RCMP searching for 20 year old man

MISSING: Ponoka RCMP searching for 20 year old man

Austin Weinrich reported missing since Jan. 7, might be in Ponoka or Vegreville areas

MISSING: Ponoka RCMP searching for 20 year old man
Maskwacis woman dead after single vehicle crash

Maskwacis woman dead after single vehicle crash

SUV rolled during attempt to avoid police

Maskwacis woman dead after single vehicle crash
Bovine TB back on radar after slaughtered BC cow tests positive

Bovine TB back on radar after slaughtered BC cow tests positive

Animal was processed at Alberta facility last month but didn’t enter food chain

Bovine TB back on radar after slaughtered BC cow tests positive
Maskwacis RCMP hoping to find vehicle in fatal hit and run

Maskwacis RCMP hoping to find vehicle in fatal hit and run

Black Jeep Grand Cherokee believed to be involved in early morning incident

Maskwacis RCMP hoping to find vehicle in fatal hit and run
Breaking: Ponoka mayor calls news conference over poor treatment of municipalities

Breaking: Ponoka mayor calls news conference over poor treatment of municipalities

Town expressing its further disappointment with province over grant funding

Breaking: Ponoka mayor calls news conference over poor treatment of municipalities
Ponoka town council has passed a motion to put in trust the education portion of the property taxes as a bargaining chip to get infrastructure funding from the province. File photo

Ponoka council approves holding back tax money from province

Town to stop sending education portion in hopes of getting fieldhouse project funding

Ponoka town council has passed a motion to put in trust the education portion of the property taxes as a bargaining chip to get infrastructure funding from the province. File photo
Hitting the ditch: Shortly before 2 p.m. Oct. 5, this semi-trailer unit flipped onto its side after hitting the west ditch in the southbound lanes of the Highway 2 just north of Morningside. Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit members along with EMS and Ponoka County East District Fire units attended the scene. It isn’t know if the driver suffered any injuries and a cause of the incident is still being investigated. Travellers on the highway between Ponoka and Morningside should expect some delays as traffic is being restricted to one lane. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

BREAKING: Semi truck hits ditch near Morningside, disrupts traffic on QEII

Emergency crews on scene of a single vehicle incident in the southbound lanes

Hitting the ditch: Shortly before 2 p.m. Oct. 5, this semi-trailer unit flipped onto its side after hitting the west ditch in the southbound lanes of the Highway 2 just north of Morningside. Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit members along with EMS and Ponoka County East District Fire units attended the scene. It isn’t know if the driver suffered any injuries and a cause of the incident is still being investigated. Travellers on the highway between Ponoka and Morningside should expect some delays as traffic is being restricted to one lane. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Dignitaries, including Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback, Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley and Deputy Minister of Alberta Education Curtis Clarke were in attendance on Friday for the expansion ceremony of the Mamawi Atosketan Native School (MANS). The private school has grown from a K to Grade 9 school to a full K to Grade 12 school. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Trades and high school grades expanded to First Nations school north of Ponoka

Mamawi Atosketan Native School is officially a K-12 with new $4.9 million building

Dignitaries, including Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback, Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Bruce Hinkley and Deputy Minister of Alberta Education Curtis Clarke were in attendance on Friday for the expansion ceremony of the Mamawi Atosketan Native School (MANS). The private school has grown from a K to Grade 9 school to a full K to Grade 12 school. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Ponoka RCMP display the nine firearms seized after two men were arrested after an early morning chase on Sept. 18. At least seven of the weapons are believed to be stolen. Image: RCMP

Pair arrested in Ponoka with several weapons, face 98 charges

Two men nabbed after early morning suspicious vehicle reported, stolen weapons found

Ponoka RCMP display the nine firearms seized after two men were arrested after an early morning chase on Sept. 18. At least seven of the weapons are believed to be stolen. Image: RCMP
Repeat offender arrested in alleged theft near Joffre

Repeat offender arrested in alleged theft near Joffre

Ponoka man remains in custody following another run in with police

Repeat offender arrested in alleged theft near Joffre
RCMP Chief Supt. Ian Lawson, left, stands with ALERT CEO Chad Coles as the pair speak to media about the conclusion of a significant year long organized crime investigation, resulting in the seizure of cocaine and 10 people facing more than 40 charges. Image: Live feed screenshot

Cocaine network linked to the Hells Angels dismantled by Alberta investigators

Project Entry takes down outlaw motorcycle cocaine supply system, 10 people charged

RCMP Chief Supt. Ian Lawson, left, stands with ALERT CEO Chad Coles as the pair speak to media about the conclusion of a significant year long organized crime investigation, resulting in the seizure of cocaine and 10 people facing more than 40 charges. Image: Live feed screenshot