Local News

Ponoka pushes for a piece of the grant pie

The town argues that rural municipalities are losing out of provincial funding opportunities

UPDATED: Man dies in collision near Ponoka

STARS Air Ambulance was called to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 south of Ponoka

Demand for mental health services often outweighs available RCMP services

RCMP identify difference between administration and complaint line

  • Nov 29, 2018

Charity checkstop goes over well

Community shows great volunteer spirit

  • Nov 28, 2018

WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

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

Rimbey RCMP need help identifying suspects who broke into Red Apple

Police think suspects may be local

  • Nov 26, 2018

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

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

Beware of individuals posing as Canada Revenue Agents

Scam artists out and about

  • Nov 22, 2018

Blackwater Crude dinner and dance coming

Great entertainment and delicious cuisine

  • Nov 22, 2018

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Voices of Men 2019

Rimbey and Area Community Wellness Association presents its 2019 calendar

  • Nov 19, 2018

Rimbey RCMP see calls for service drop slightly

Rimbey detachment gains some ground against criminals