Ponoka News Staff

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Ponoka Stampede’s Cattle Raffle not just for ranchers

The winner walks away with 50-bred heifers or $75k

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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)

Cree county music singer Shane Yellowbird from Maskwacis passes away

Multiple media outlets have reported that Cree country music artist Shane Yellowbird…

Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)
Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka hospital ER closed for today

Temporary closure April 8 due to physician shortage

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka teacher nominated for Edwin Parr award

Wolf Creek Public School’s board of trustees has selected Ponoka Elementary School…

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About 65 per cent of provincial lab work, or 50 million tests per year, is generated from the community and will be delivered by DynaLIFE under a contract to AHS. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

AHS privatizing majoroty of lab services across the province

AHS says no job losses anticipated in the transition

About 65 per cent of provincial lab work, or 50 million tests per year, is generated from the community and will be delivered by DynaLIFE under a contract to AHS. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

Ponoka RCMP charge male with possession of break-in tools

Suspect arrested on site in Morningside

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Ponoka ITU respond to fatal rollover on Hwy. 2

Adult female dies in rollover in Lacombe County

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WCPS superintendent Lovell on return to school Monday Jan. 11

Virtual learning not being extended as students return to class

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Ponoka RCMP arrest male for kidnapping

Dennis Tyler Rattlesnake, 35, is facing charges of unlawful confinement, aggravated assault

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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Wolf Creek Public Schools informs about new measures and restrictions

Dates for extended winter break outlined

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Ponoka RCMP investigate armed robbery

Gas station held up on Remembrance Day

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Ponoka RCMP arrest sleeping male in stolen vehicle

Driver arrested near Morningside

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Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo

Ermineskin Kindergarten has a confirmed case of COVID-19

The school has shut down and Cohort 2 is in self-isolation

Ermineskin Kindergarten. Web photo
AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case

Lab worker tests positive with low risk of transmission to others

AHS confirms Ponoka Hospital staff case
Zane Lambert got off to a good start at the CFR, riding White Tie to a 86.5 score on opening night Oct. 29, 2019 - good enough for second place in the round. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

The 2020 Canadian Finals Rodeo has been cancelled 

CFR47 postponed until 2021

Zane Lambert got off to a good start at the CFR, riding White Tie to a 86.5 score on opening night Oct. 29, 2019 - good enough for second place in the round. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation

Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation

Investigation included Ponoka, Brazeau, Leduc counties

Drug trafficking charges laid in central Alberta investigation
Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation

Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation

Complaints of shots fired at around 2 a.m. April 29

Four young males arrested after shots fired on Ermineskin First Nation
Big cuts coming next year to WCPS

Big cuts coming next year to WCPS

Minimal reductions to classrooms come September

Big cuts coming next year to WCPS
UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees

UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees

Hopes to return employees to work after COVID-19 crisis is over

UPDATED: Town of Ponoka cancels shifts for 23 casual employees