Jordie Dwyer

Alert citizen helps save five from fire

Alert citizen helps save five from fire

Passerby calls in early morning blaze in Penhold, then gets people out of the home

Alert citizen helps save five from fire
Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges

Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges

Man taken into custody, facing eight charges after being found unresponsive near rural home

Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges
The Lacoka Locos squad pose with the Midget B championship banner and trophy following their victory over Lethbridge on July 15. Photo submitted

Provincial lacrosse title goes to Midget Locos

Lacoka midget squad completes the perfect season with provincial championship

The Lacoka Locos squad pose with the Midget B championship banner and trophy following their victory over Lethbridge on July 15. Photo submitted
RCMP and Sheriffs from the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit check out the vehicle in the ditch and look further into things on the QEII just north of the overpass with Secondary Highway 611 after a woman ran out into traffic. Fortunately, she wasnt’t hurt. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Woman stands in front of semi on Highway 2

Potentially tragic event averted on QEII with help of Ponoka ITU members

RCMP and Sheriffs from the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit check out the vehicle in the ditch and look further into things on the QEII just north of the overpass with Secondary Highway 611 after a woman ran out into traffic. Fortunately, she wasnt’t hurt. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Ponoka Stampede heads into final day

Ponoka Stampede heads into final day

Some Ponoka and area competitors remain in the hunt for a Stampede title

Ponoka Stampede heads into final day
JR Vezain comes out of the chute in the bareback Wednesday and has the lead after scoring an 86.5. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Second day filled with sunshine and good scores

Day two of the Ponoka Stampede saw moves in some events and the start of chuckwagon racing

JR Vezain comes out of the chute in the bareback Wednesday and has the lead after scoring an 86.5. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Bareback Trenton Montero gives it his all Tuesday evening on the first day of the Ponoka Stampede.

Ponoka Stampede gets out of the gate

The 82nd version of the largest seven-day rodeo in Canada started last night

Bareback Trenton Montero gives it his all Tuesday evening on the first day of the Ponoka Stampede.
MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing

MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing

Ponoka RCMP looking to public to help find Joseph Desjarlais

MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing
Rita Reich is hoping to become the first UCP candidate in the Lacombe-Ponoka riding. Photo submitted

Ponoka area farmer takes run at UCP nomination

Rita Reich challenges current opposition MLA for new party nomination

Rita Reich is hoping to become the first UCP candidate in the Lacombe-Ponoka riding. Photo submitted
Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka

Present MLA Ron Orr ready for nomination challenge

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr faces nomination opposition

Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka
A contingent of Special Olympics athletes and coaches transfer luggage, equipment and passengers to a new bus from the Ponoka Lions Club bus in Ponoka after being rescued off Highway 2 following a nearly tragic breakdown of their first bus. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Ponoka Lions Club bus rescues Special Olympic athletes

Bus breakdown could have been bad, Ponoka groups come to save the day

A contingent of Special Olympics athletes and coaches transfer luggage, equipment and passengers to a new bus from the Ponoka Lions Club bus in Ponoka after being rescued off Highway 2 following a nearly tragic breakdown of their first bus. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
RCMP finally get their suspect in an armed robbery several months ago in Alix.

Arrest made in Alix robbery case

Red Deer man now in custody after being caught by Innisfail RCMP

RCMP finally get their suspect in an armed robbery several months ago in Alix.
Village of Alix shuts off water service after main break

Village of Alix shuts off water service after main break

Water trucks can be found at the Alix Arena parking lot and the Alix Fire Hall parking lot

Village of Alix shuts off water service after main break
Boil water advisory issued for Alix

Boil water advisory issued for Alix

Precautionary measure to boil water issued by AHS due to water system problem

Boil water advisory issued for Alix
Pair from Mirror, Alix area finally under arrest

Pair from Mirror, Alix area finally under arrest

Rural Crime Reduction Project instrumental in catching repeat offenders

Pair from Mirror, Alix area finally under arrest
A large amount of Prussian carp in Gull Lake has halted water being pumped into it by Alberta Environment. Ponoka County discussed the issue at its recent meeting.File photo

Ponoka County worries about Prussian carp in Gull Lake

Alberta Environment delays pumping due to at least 1,000 carp found near the pump channel inlet

A large amount of Prussian carp in Gull Lake has halted water being pumped into it by Alberta Environment. Ponoka County discussed the issue at its recent meeting.File photo
WCPS to set meeting with Alberta Education

WCPS to set meeting with Alberta Education

Wolf Creek Public Schools wants to see some clarification on student funding

WCPS to set meeting with Alberta Education
Jayson Lovell WCPS superintendent

Over $2.6 million in cuts at Wolf Creek Public Schools

Inclusive learning supports slashed by $1.4 million in major budget course correction for WCPS

Jayson Lovell WCPS superintendent
Murder charges laid against two individuals in a homicide that occurred this week. File photo

Maskwacis pair charged in recent homicide

Two facing second degree murder charges, two more charged with being accessories

Murder charges laid against two individuals in a homicide that occurred this week. File photo
WCPS superintendent Jayson Lovell listens to a translation from a student at one of the new sister schools for the division during last month’s visit to China. Image: WCPS

Student and cultural exchange signed by WCPS with region in China

Liwan students slated to be in Canada first this summer, WCPS students head over next spring

WCPS superintendent Jayson Lovell listens to a translation from a student at one of the new sister schools for the division during last month’s visit to China. Image: WCPS