Emily Jaycox

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Rimoka CAO says privatizing health care services ‘doesn’t work’

AHS to contract out retail food services at some facilities

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Alberta Health Services not announcing 2022 New Year’s babies

AHS says it’s ‘simply not possible’ to facilitate interviews or invite media into facilities

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PHOTOS: Santa Night in Rimbey

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L-R: Leanne Firingstoney (Chantelle Firingstoney’s mother, Katherine Swampy, Melissa Moonias (her aunt), and Kandace Firingstoney (her sister). (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Leanne Firingstoney (Chantelle Firingstoney’s mother, Katherine Swampy, Melissa Moonias (her aunt), and Kandace Firingstoney (her sister). (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Family of Chantelle Firingstoney speaks out at Ponoka courthouse

Chantelle Firingstoney, mother of four, was killed in Ponoka a year ago

L-R: Leanne Firingstoney (Chantelle Firingstoney’s mother, Katherine Swampy, Melissa Moonias (her aunt), and Kandace Firingstoney (her sister). (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Leanne Firingstoney (Chantelle Firingstoney’s mother, Katherine Swampy, Melissa Moonias (her aunt), and Kandace Firingstoney (her sister). (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Rimbey library launching online auction to finish expansion

Bidding opens Nov. 15 and goes until Nov. 29

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Ponoka RCMP: ‘boots on the ground’ not enough to curb downtown crime

RCMP gives update to Ponoka town council

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Emily Jaycox editorial

OPINION: Finding your centre in troubled times

My ‘bucket list’ is short, and only half imagined with as-of-yet un-penned…

Emily Jaycox editorial
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking Small…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Mayor elect Kevin Ferguson. (File photo)

Mayor elect Kevin Ferguson on creating a collective vision for Ponoka

Unofficial election results for Town of Ponoka, Ponoka County

Mayor elect Kevin Ferguson. (File photo)
Rimbey Lions Club members Eileen Poulsen, left, and Ted Jamieson with the food collected during the club’s ‘Fill the Pantry’ food drive Oct. 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey Lions Club’s ‘Fill the Pantry’ food drive exceeds expectations

Rimbey Food Bank gearing up for the Christmas season

Rimbey Lions Club members Eileen Poulsen, left, and Ted Jamieson with the food collected during the club’s ‘Fill the Pantry’ food drive Oct. 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)
Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)

Outgoing Ponoka mayor making Senate run

Outgoing Ponoka Mayor Rick Bonnett is running as a candidate for the…

Retiring mayor Rick Bonnett. (File photo)

Problems on the horizon for small communities

Every year, more small communities in the province are having to hand…

Problems on the horizon for small communities

Every year, more small communities in the province are having to hand…

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)

Federal election runner-ups react on election night

NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)
NDP candidate, Tanya Heyden-Kaye (Photo submitted)

NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

By Christi Albers-Manicke, Emily Jaycox, and Reeti Rohilla, BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA…

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Bentley home has significant damage after fire

Bentley fire says overhaul took several hours

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Wolf Creek Public Schools

What you need to know for the upcoming Wolf Creek school board election

If you’ve ever considered running for school board trustee, now’s the time.…

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Wolf Creek Public Schools will observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Schools will be closed on Sept. 30 across the division

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In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.

Rural central Alberta bed closures expected to end soon

Bed reductions continue in Rimbey, Lacombe

In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.