Emily Jaycox

Ponoka Stampede director Terry Jones, left, with the Tennant family. (Photo submitted)

Bluffton-area rancher takes the heifers in Ponoka Stampede Cattle Raffle

‘As soon as we saw them, I knew we would take them’

Ponoka Stampede director Terry Jones, left, with the Tennant family. (Photo submitted)
2021 Grade 9 class. Back row, L-R: Ethan Plumb, Liam Tennant, Collin Hagen, Logan Bundt and Tristan Panrucker. Front row, L-R: Ella Ross, Alyssa Bundt, Delia Belcourt and Shayza Burt. Missing: Leah Sheppard. (Photo submitted)

Bluffton School recognizes Grade 9 grads of 2021, 2020

‘All of these students deserved a proper send off’

2021 Grade 9 class. Back row, L-R: Ethan Plumb, Liam Tennant, Collin Hagen, Logan Bundt and Tristan Panrucker. Front row, L-R: Ella Ross, Alyssa Bundt, Delia Belcourt and Shayza Burt. Missing: Leah Sheppard. (Photo submitted)
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2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)

2021 Ponoka Stampede was cancelled due to timing

PSA Bruce Harbin says a 2021 Ponoka Stampede would have had ‘gaping holes’

2019 Ponoka Stampede rodeo action. (File photo)
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Rimbey Neighbourhood Place receives a boost

Funding will be used for the lending library

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Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)

Teens run successful plastic lumber products business in Bashaw

Pair of teenagers are learning first-hand about entrepreneurial spirit

Kobe Zembal (left) and Kale Rochette pose with some of the raised flower beds they have built. The flowerbeds are made from recycled plastic repurposed into plastic lumber. (Photo submitted)
Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ermineskin residential school survivor: ‘It just brings me back to the cries at night’

Discovery in Kamloops of remains of 215 children a painful time for survivors

Flora Northwest was taken to the Ermineskin residential school when she was six years old. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Rimoka Housing Foundation logo

Rimoka Housing Foundation has a new CAO

Rimoka has two full time lodges, five senior apartments and 22 homes in Ponoka and Rimbey

Rimoka Housing Foundation logo
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)
Tyler Bingham from Honeyvile, Utah sits second in the bull riding after posting an 86.75 on June 28, 2019 at the Ponoka Stampede. (File photo)

2021 Ponoka Stampede postponed

Board is optimistic the seven-day rodeo may go ahead in July or August

Tyler Bingham from Honeyvile, Utah sits second in the bull riding after posting an 86.75 on June 28, 2019 at the Ponoka Stampede. (File photo)
The raised, wooden flower bed for the Steeves House was constructed and donated by Kevin Booth Contracting. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey Historical Society has exciting new exhibits coming

Steeves House almost ready for visitors

The raised, wooden flower bed for the Steeves House was constructed and donated by Kevin Booth Contracting. (Photo submitted)
cole Nelson. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka resident drafted to the CFL in the first round

Cole Nelson, 24, was the fifth pick, selected by the Edmonton Football Team

cole Nelson. (Photo submitted)
The Spelrem house on 51 Street in Rimbey. (Google Image)
The Spelrem house on 51 Street in Rimbey. (Google Image)
Betty Clark. (Photo submitted)

Wolf Creek Public Schools appoints new transportation manager

Betty Clark is the new transportation manager

Betty Clark. (Photo submitted)
Chris Scott, owner of The Whistle Stop Cafe, was put in handcuffs after an anti-restriction protest Saturday in the parking lot of the business. (Screenshot via The Whistle Stop Facebook page)

Alberta RCMP investigating possible threat to police after Mirror rally

Online images show RCMP members, vehicles in crosshairs of a rifle

Chris Scott, owner of The Whistle Stop Cafe, was put in handcuffs after an anti-restriction protest Saturday in the parking lot of the business. (Screenshot via The Whistle Stop Facebook page)
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MP Blaine Calkins introduces bill to toughen up on rural crime

Mischief, damage to property on the rise in Ponoka County, Lacombe County

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Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services poses for a photo with one of their response vehicles. (Photo submitted)

Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services recognized for compassionate care to students in crisis

Wolf Creek Public Schools selected them for the 2021 Friends of Education Award

Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services poses for a photo with one of their response vehicles. (Photo submitted)
Retail giants like Amazon have done well during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)

Insider CEO to Ponoka chamber: ‘the world is changing’

Artificial intelligence, drone delivery, hybrid services could be the future of retail

Retail giants like Amazon have done well during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)
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Town of Rimbey passes budgets, zero per cent tax rate increase

Rimbey mayor says town’s tax rates are ‘pretty darn good’

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