Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

County plans for inevitable Highway 2 development

Future commercial development in the Highway 2 corridor is inevitable and Ponoka County wants to be ready for it.

Road to be rebuilt after flooding

A portion of Fertile Forest Road heading north on Highway 53 needs to be rebuilt as it is in a low-lying area and has been flooding

Get ready for seven days of rodeo action in Ponoka

Ponoka, with a population of 6,700, will swell to thousands more during Stampede Week, June 25 to July 1.

County election nomination fees increase

Nomination fees have been raised by Ponoka County council to $250 from $100.

Manure spreaders cause concerns

County residents are upset over heavy manure haulers in Ponoka County.

Rimbey Agrum one step closer to construction

Construction of the Rimbey Ag Society’s Agrum is going to start soon.

Rock musician Robb Nash spoke with Ponoka

Lucky musician tours to end teens’ hurt and promote anti-bullying

Using rock and roll to promote anti-bullying may not be a new idea but one musician has taken to the road for the cause

Rock musician Robb Nash spoke with Ponoka

Teachers’ framework agreement ratified by school board

The Alberta government’s teacher framework agreement has been ratified by Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) board of trustees.

School board sets student allocation

Schools in Ponoka can work out their budgets now that Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) has set the student allocation.

Ford dealerships change owners

The Ford dealerships in Ponoka and Rimbey are going to have new owners.

Internet problems continue to plague rural residents

There’s nothing more frustrating than being connected to the Internet and having it cut out intermittently.

County council appoints new PAECS members

County councillors debated over who should be the next member of the Ponoka Ag Event Centre Society (PAECS)

Ann-Marie Rogers-Cooper will compete against girls from across Canada in Toronto in July.

Teen represents county in national pageant

Miss Teen Ponoka County earned success at pageants and most recently that ability has landed her a spot in a national competition.

Ann-Marie Rogers-Cooper will compete against girls from across Canada in Toronto in July.

County pulls support for Ponoka ag event centre

Ponoka County has withdrawn its financial support for the Calnash Trucking Ag Event Centre.

Small town sustainability focus of rural seminars

Empty storefronts and a smaller selection of businesses are issues former NDP candidate Doug Hart feels need to be addressed

County budget requests doubled since last year

Ponoka County councillors spent much of their budget deliberations considering $1.4 million in funding requests.

Rimoka considers possibility of requisition increase

Rimoka Housing Foundation board is considering raising the requisition from the towns of Ponoka and Rimbey, and Ponoka County.

Economist considers global economy climate for 2013

One of the best ways to stimulate growth in a town is to work with others with similar goals.

CAEP members recognized for innovations in their community

Awards night for any organization is an important way to recognize members for their work and it was no different for municipalities

Software encourages reluctant readers

Learning and technology have become more intertwined and software companies are designing programs that adapt