Jordie Dwyer

The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted

Full scale test next step for Gull Lake Watershed

Hope is filter will contain Prussian Carp eggs from entering Gull Lake

The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted
Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again

Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again

Initial result would see taxes rise dramatically, as much as 150 per cent

Ponoka County hoping reassessment review may change yet again
Rimbey man being held after arrest in Red Deer

Rimbey man being held after arrest in Red Deer

Suspect also subject of several warrants around central Alberta

Rimbey man being held after arrest in Red Deer
Trailer scourage hits Ponoka County once again

Trailer scourage hits Ponoka County once again

RV units packing Poulsens Pasture

Trailer scourage hits Ponoka County once again
A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Vigil held in Maskwacis for 10-year-old boy

Samson Cree Nation comes together for comfort, console each other

A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Reeve: Development needs a reminder about public spaces

Reeve: Development needs a reminder about public spaces

Ponoka County discusses promises of public access at Meridian Beach

Reeve: Development needs a reminder about public spaces
Rimbey Farmers Market thriving in spite of pandemic restrictions
Rimbey Farmers Market thriving in spite of pandemic restrictions
Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo

West Central Planning agency dissolved after 25 years

Ponoka County among last two agency members

Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo
The beef industry in Alberta has strengthened its resolve to help producers and processors rebound from the disasterous affects the pandemic has brought in recent months.                                File photo

Beef industry not letting up on the pressure

ABP, ACFA, CCA continuing to fight for producers, processors

The beef industry in Alberta has strengthened its resolve to help producers and processors rebound from the disasterous affects the pandemic has brought in recent months.                                File photo
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WCPS, STAR Catholic raise busing fees

Both school divisions hike fees to compensate for budget changes

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Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Former town councillor John Jacobs contracted the virus during a trip and has since recovered

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study
Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide

Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide

Pair in custody and facing murder charges

Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide
The legal attempt by the Ponoka Right to Farm Society to fight the approval of the Northwest ASP by Ponoka County has been stopped in its tracks by a court decision April 21. File photo

Appeal of Ponoka County Northwest ASP dismissed by court

Ponoka Right to Farm ordered to pay County’s court costs

The legal attempt by the Ponoka Right to Farm Society to fight the approval of the Northwest ASP by Ponoka County has been stopped in its tracks by a court decision April 21. File photo
Jonathan Weir, CEO Rimoka Housing Foundation

Rimoka adapting to continuing changes

All facilities implementing same measures

Jonathan Weir, CEO Rimoka Housing Foundation
UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide

UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide

Chief Craig Makinaw responds

UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide
Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw

Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw

Community already stepping up to coordinate relief for couple

Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw
Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Government cuts continue to affect mostly rural doctors

Ponoka doctors looking at all options
Rimbey Christian School, left, is hoping that Ponoka County will provide some assistance for its project to build a new gym and upgrade its outdoor recreation facilities. Image: Google Maps

Ponoka County waiting to decide on donation request

Rimbey Christian School plans new gym and other upgrades

Rimbey Christian School, left, is hoping that Ponoka County will provide some assistance for its project to build a new gym and upgrade its outdoor recreation facilities. Image: Google Maps
Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted

Maskwacis Four Nations facing potential food, medicine, disinfectant shortages

Alberta’s Indigenous Affairs Minister Rick Wilson comments on situation

Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted
Albertans are being warned to be even more cautious now regarding schemes surrounding investment fraud. Image: ASC

Public warned of increase in investment scams

ASC urges caution amidst uptick in COVID-19 related scams

Albertans are being warned to be even more cautious now regarding schemes surrounding investment fraud. Image: ASC