Ponoka News Staff

Ponoka RCMP say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2. She may be in Ponoka, Maskwacis or Wetaskiwin.                                RCMP photo

Ponoka RCMP searching for missing pregnant First Nations woman

Police say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2

Ponoka RCMP say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2. She may be in Ponoka, Maskwacis or Wetaskiwin.                                RCMP photo
OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka

OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP files include the theft of a 5,000 kg transformer, plus other files

OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka
Valleyview RCMP say 27-year-old Damien Kappo is wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants.                                RCMP photo

Valleyview RCMP searching for man with warrants for his arrest

RCMP say Damien Kappo is wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants

Valleyview RCMP say 27-year-old Damien Kappo is wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants.                                RCMP photo
Magrath man charged after hitting Mountie with fire extinguisher

Magrath man charged after hitting Mountie with fire extinguisher

Raymond RCMP charged the man with several offences including assaulting an officer

Magrath man charged after hitting Mountie with fire extinguisher
UPDATED: Calgary Police receive multiple bomb threats

UPDATED: Calgary Police receive multiple bomb threats

Similar threats received across Canada and the United States

UPDATED: Calgary Police receive multiple bomb threats
Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

Police say the man entered the bank with a disguise and took off in a dark coloured bicycle

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP say Alexis Littlechild has been located

Police say 21-year-old Alexis Littlechild went missing from the Centennial Centre Nov. 30

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin
17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka
Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files
Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit
Wetaskiwin RCMP are looking for the owner of this blue urn left at the Best Western Wayside Inn in Wetaskiwin. It has the word “BAIER” on the bottom of it.                                RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP searching for owner of missing urn

Police say the small blue urn, with label ‘BAIER’ at the bottom, was handed in recently

Wetaskiwin RCMP are looking for the owner of this blue urn left at the Best Western Wayside Inn in Wetaskiwin. It has the word “BAIER” on the bottom of it.                                RCMP photo
Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs

Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted
Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs

Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted
Ponoka’s on the CP Holiday Train stop coming in December

Ponoka’s on the CP Holiday Train stop coming in December

The train starts up Nov. 27 featuring performers Terri Clark, Sierra Noble and Kelly Prescott

Ponoka’s on the CP Holiday Train stop coming in December
Firefighters work to extricate a woman trapped in a red SUV Friday night on the Highway 2 bridge at the Highway 53 intersection. A truck hauling a trailer collided with a mini-van, which became engulfed in flames, and an SUV. The northbound lanes were closed for about six hours while a collision analyst investigated.                                 Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Firefighters work to extricate a woman trapped in a red SUV Friday night on the Highway 2 bridge at the Highway 53 intersection. A truck hauling a trailer collided with a mini-van, which became engulfed in flames, and an SUV. The northbound lanes were closed for about six hours while a collision analyst investigated.                                 Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Drivers came to a standstill on the northbound lanes of Highway 2 near Blackfalds on Friday afternoon after a tractor-trailer jackknifed. (Alberta 511)

Truck and trailer collision causes major Highway 2 headaches

Alberta 511 reported significant traffic delays after the incident Friday afternoon

Drivers came to a standstill on the northbound lanes of Highway 2 near Blackfalds on Friday afternoon after a tractor-trailer jackknifed. (Alberta 511)

UPDATE – Located: Ponoka RCMP ask for assistance locating missing First Nations man

Police say Clayton Paul Gopher, 33, went missing from the Centennial Centre July 7

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision

The incident occurred early Saturday morning at Clive

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision
Wetaskiwin RCMP are investing an armed robbery just after midnight at a Mac’s Convenience Store with two armed suspects.                                RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate armed robbery

Masked robbers entered a Mac’s Convenience store, one had a long barrel firearm

Wetaskiwin RCMP are investing an armed robbery just after midnight at a Mac’s Convenience Store with two armed suspects.                                RCMP photo