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Lacombe looking NE on Highway 2A in the 1960’s. (Photo submitted).

60 years of growth

Lacombe looking NE on Highway 2A in the 1960’s. (Photo submitted).

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct. 11. (Photos by Liam Carr)

PHOTOS: Northern lights over Ponoka

The northern lights, or aurora borealis, was seen over Ponoka on Oct.…

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Pumpkin Parade

Time to submit your pumpkin pictures!

  • Oct 6, 2021
This 1937 photo shows a bumper crop on the Percy Switzer farm east of Lacombe (Lacombe Archives)

Lacombe looks back –

This 1937 photo shows a bumper crop on the Percy Switzer farm…

  • Oct 5, 2021
This 1937 photo shows a bumper crop on the Percy Switzer farm east of Lacombe (Lacombe Archives)
The 1953 fire destroyed the LMC. (Lacombe Museum and LDHS Archives)

Lacombe’s fire laced history

Fire preventention weeks runs Oct. 3 - 9

  • Oct 3, 2021
The 1953 fire destroyed the LMC. (Lacombe Museum and LDHS Archives)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Triceratops horn bone donated by Ponoka family ‘important’ specimen

Fossil is part of a nasal bone and horn of a Triceratops

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Downtown Lacombe. (Photos by Chevi Rabbit/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Lacombe hit with hail storm

Dark clouds and hail hit the city July 22

Downtown Lacombe. (Photos by Chevi Rabbit/Black Press News Media)
Two-time Alberta Open champion Riley Fleming of Airdrie, Alberta. (Photo Provided by Alberta golf)
Two-time Alberta Open champion Riley Fleming of Airdrie, Alberta. (Photo Provided by Alberta golf)
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)
Jim Hamilton looks over the preliminary design with seniors who came out to the public meeting on March 12. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka seniors oppose proposed four-storey condo in green space

Potential developers presented their preliminary design March 12

Jim Hamilton looks over the preliminary design with seniors who came out to the public meeting on March 12. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Photo submitted)

Ponoka County pheasant flock without a roost after fire

Flock had already been decimated by coyotes

(Photo submitted)
Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka News carriers deliver more than the paper

Katie Hodges and Aubree Reynolds have become well-known on their route

Katie Hodges, left, and Aubree Reynolds hold up one of the pictures they made and delivered during Christmas time. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(RCMP photos)
(RCMP photos)
A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Trump prematurely claims victory as world waits nervously, impatiently for U.S. vote count

The lack of result in the U.S. election was not that surprising to experts

A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a news program, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Bob Hepp remembered with culinary scholarship

Supper held in his honour at the Ponoka Legion Oct. 2

A display on the stage at the Ponoka Legion included a photo collage of Bob Hepp’s life, and some of his signature belongings. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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
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
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
FILE – Giant panda Da Mao eats bamboo at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday, May 16, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Captain Jenn Casey, from Halifax, NS, has been identified as the fatality in the Snowbirds crash in Kamloops. Photo via http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/

UPDATE: One dead in Canadian Forces Snowbirds plane crash in Kamloops

Second person on board has serious but not life threatening injuries

Captain Jenn Casey, from Halifax, NS, has been identified as the fatality in the Snowbirds crash in Kamloops. Photo via http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)