Amelia Naismith

Education needs revival with creativity

In order to further engage students in the classroom, educators need to accept creativity has a place within the schools four walls.

Ponoka County flooded by council candidates

Ponoka County election candidates need to pull out their running shoes, as there’s going to be a race for all divisions this year —

County approves rezoning despite objection to it

Despite neighbours’ objection, Ponoka County council has approved two rezoning applications submitted by the same landowner.

County wants Rimoka’s Bethany Group removed

The majority of Ponoka County council was hunting for the termination of the Bethany Group’s contract, to severe ties between the group

County deals with land, water and gun issues

After a two-year wait, Ponoka County council has entered into an agreement to purchase the land for Rimbey’s proposed Rimoka senior

Language program helps students master English

Technology and non-traditional routes to engage students with a variety of needs are becoming more popular both inside and outside

Black powder shoot attracts young and old

The Blindman Valley Rod and Gun Club brought a whisper of the 1800s back to life with a black powder shoot they opened to the intrigued

Ponoka ag fair adds lumberjack show to menu

Another year, another name and an even larger emphasis on honouring the rural and agricultural aspect of Ponoka County.

Former drug addicts leave it at the altar

A faith-based drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation program that doesn’t talk about addictions at all with its patients

Park administrator Cheryl Jones says a complete dentistry set was donated to the new medical museum by the family of Dr. F.J. Leboldus.

Pas Ka Poo Park opens medical museum

As another summer came upon Pas Ka Poo Park a new building opened up in the museum.

Park administrator Cheryl Jones says a complete dentistry set was donated to the new medical museum by the family of Dr. F.J. Leboldus.

Blindman Hall receives financial boost from Ponoka County

After several setbacks Blindman Hall Society is receiving a $20,000 grant from Ponoka County to help finish their additions project.

Pastor Barry Klassen checks the damage to the building used as a Sunday School.

Hoadley church hit by crippling storm

The heavens opened up over Hoadley Evangelical Missionary Church July 20 and a large hailstorm caused plenty of damage.

Pastor Barry Klassen checks the damage to the building used as a Sunday School.

First run at National Simmental Cattle Show ends in victory

Stepping far beyond her comfort zone led a young 4-H rancher to winning the first national cattle show she’s ever entered.

County supports horticulture show

As they’ve done for several years Ponoka County council is supporting the Rimbey Horticultural Society’s annual Horticulture and Craft

Bentley’s Mayor Joan Dickau

County breaking ground for fire hall

“When we deal with HAZMAT materials and have to wash ourselves it’s with a hose. And the water can get pretty chilly,” Todd Gustafson

Bentley’s Mayor Joan Dickau
Mayor Sheldon Ibbotson was one of many dignitaries attending the sod turning ceremony at the rodeo grounds for Rimbey’s much anticipated Agrim Centre.

Agrim Centre more than a future dream

After several years of planning, shovels were finally brought out of hibernation and a few hearty scoops of sod officially launched

Mayor Sheldon Ibbotson was one of many dignitaries attending the sod turning ceremony at the rodeo grounds for Rimbey’s much anticipated Agrim Centre.

WCPS sexual orientation identity plan could be put in place by fall

Wolf Creek Public School division is taking further steps to ensure the well being of gay, lesbian, transgender and cross-dressing

Additional construction project for county

Ponoka County council is adding another construction project to its fall program, pending available funding.

4-Hers raise strong, top quality beef

Despite receiving a few cuts and bruises from working with their cattle children in Rimbey, Bluffton and Winfield 4-H clubs were able

Reitz receives provincial award

Only 10 recipients have been awarded the Crime Prevention Award this year and Ponoka is on the map for one.