Emily Jaycox

Chief Desmond Bull, left, signs the agreement with Catherine Lappe, assistant deputy minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Feb. 1. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

Louis Bull Nation signs agreement to have autonomy over own child, family services

Coun. Wayne Moonias: ‘You must make this place worthy of such a gift’

Chief Desmond Bull, left, signs the agreement with Catherine Lappe, assistant deputy minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Feb. 1. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
<ins>The Stingrays work on their lunar research challenge project. (Photo submitted) </ins>

Crestomere School contest winners to virtually control a lunar rover

Their whole class will get to participate in the virtual lunar mission

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Carbon monoxide leak at Ponoka apartment brought back feelings of fear for Ukrainian refugee family

Yuliia Zdolnyk: ‘I again felt despair; fear of loss’

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Jeffery Kraft. (Photo submitted)

Family of Ponoka man grappling with loss, anger after manslaughter sentence reduced on appeal

Jefferey Kraft would have turned 24 today, Jan. 13, 2023

Jeffery Kraft. (Photo submitted)
Police, fire and ambulance on scene at an apartment building on 55 Street at about 9:20 a.m. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

8 tenants taken to hospital after carbon monoxide leak at Ponoka apartment building

Fire department says more tenants may have driven themselves to hospital for treatment

Police, fire and ambulance on scene at an apartment building on 55 Street at about 9:20 a.m. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Pair convicted in killing of elderly Wetaskiwin man

Court updates on central Alberta homicide cases

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Shane Allen Marshall of Rimbey charged with second degree murder

Rimbey resident Shane Allen Marshall, 37, charged with second degree murder, is…

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Ponoka Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (File photo)

Ponoka mayor fed up with province’s lack of consultation with municipalities

Mayor Ferguson: ‘We really are the canaries in the coal mine’

Ponoka Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (File photo)
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Good crowd came out for Rimbey’s Santa Night

There was nice weather and a good crowd for Rimbey’s Santa Night…

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Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Samson Cree Nation grandmother of homicide victim speaks up for others suffering

Sister of Wetaskiwin homicide victim: ‘I’m still waiting for him to call me’

Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Brad Raugust, Rick Cline and Greg Gordon were re-elected to three-year terms. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Stampede has record revenue year

Three directors re-elected at AGM

L-R: Brad Raugust, Rick Cline and Greg Gordon were re-elected to three-year terms. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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RV lease holders react after Wolf Creek Golf Resort announces receivership

Golf resort is located in Morningside, Alta.

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Ryan Applegarth sentenced to 8 years for Wetaskiwin manslaughter

Applegarth also awaiting trial for second degree murder of Ponoka woman

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Wolf Creek Public Schools route Ponoka 6 September Rider of the Month is Callie Yager, nominated by bus driver Jerry Witvoet. The new program honours the good deeds, attitude and behaviour of students riding a bus in Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Photo submitted)

Wolf Creek Public Schools launches Rider of the Month program

School bus drivers in Wolf Creek Public Schools have a new positive…

Wolf Creek Public Schools route Ponoka 6 September Rider of the Month is Callie Yager, nominated by bus driver Jerry Witvoet. The new program honours the good deeds, attitude and behaviour of students riding a bus in Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Photo submitted)
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Ponoka Stampede sends off CFR contingent in style

A testament to the Ponoka-area’s rodeo heritage, a fair-sized contingent of local…

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Ponoka Stampede sends off CFR contingent in style

A testament to the Ponoka-area’s rodeo heritage, a fair-sized contingent of local…

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Mayor Kevin Ferguson, right, presents Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley with a farewell gift on behalf of the town and council on Oct. 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka RCMP detachment commander moving on to provincial post

Will co-coordinate the Regional Police and Crisis Teams

Mayor Kevin Ferguson, right, presents Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley with a farewell gift on behalf of the town and council on Oct. 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. (File photo)

Ponoka hospital to join province-wide electronic medical record system

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre is joining Connect Care, a province-wide…

Hospital personnel pose for a photo with one of the cardiac monitoring cubes in emergency. (File photo)
Jeff Ellison when he was the manager of Guardian Ambulance in Ponoka. (Photos submitted)

‘Last call’ for Ponoka EMT retiring after 38 years

While there have been many changes and advancements in Emergency Medical Services…

Jeff Ellison when he was the manager of Guardian Ambulance in Ponoka. (Photos submitted)
Camp participant Brooke Rain, 14, shares her experiences at the film release on Oct. 19, in Montana First Nation. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Montana First Nation students celebrated at film release

Documentary showcases YCEP program, youth camp

Camp participant Brooke Rain, 14, shares her experiences at the film release on Oct. 19, in Montana First Nation. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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