Ponoka

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’

 

(Facebook photo/Wolf Creek Golf Resort)

RV lease holders react after Wolf Creek Golf Resort announces receivership

Golf resort is located in Morningside, Alta.

 

(Stock image/Creative Outlet)

Ryan Applegarth sentenced to 8 years for Wetaskiwin manslaughter

Applegarth also awaiting trial for second degree murder of Ponoka woman

 

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)
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)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Photos submitted)

The Ponoka Piston Poppers are at it again

Group tours Lacombe, Wetaskiwin and Ponoka

  • Oct 10, 2022
(Photos submitted)
(Facebook photo/Stretch Family Farms)

Stretch family works together to ‘get the job done’ on sixth-generation farm

Ponoka-area farm moving to holistic, sustainable approach

(Facebook photo/Stretch Family Farms)
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)
Jeffery Kraft’s sister, Caitlin Kraft, outside a Red Deer courthouse in 2021. (File photo By PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)

Tyler Campbell appealing sentence in killing of Ponoka man

Victim’s sister: ‘Here we are again’

Jeffery Kraft’s sister, Caitlin Kraft, outside a Red Deer courthouse in 2021. (File photo By PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff)
The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)

Ponoka emergency department to close overnight

The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre emergency department (ED) will be temporarily…

  • Aug 4, 2022
The Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo)
Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)
Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)
Parker Kress passed away suddenly on June 3, 2022. (Web photo/GoFundMe)

GoFundMe started for Ponoka family mourning sudden loss of 12-year-old son

Fundraising and memorial information shared with permission

  • Jun 9, 2022
Parker Kress passed away suddenly on June 3, 2022. (Web photo/GoFundMe)
Dean Edge takes bids during the Ponoka Stampede tarp auction May 6, 2022. (File photo)

Rimbey auctioneer competing at worlds for chance at title

World Livestock Auctioneer Championship is in Indiana June 9 to 11

Dean Edge takes bids during the Ponoka Stampede tarp auction May 6, 2022. (File photo)
(Metro Creative Connection)

Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
(Metro Creative Connection)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Lions asks town to take over bus program after loss of major fundraiser

Members of the Ponoka Lions Club came before council on May 10…

Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
A western class competitor riding an Arabian. (Photos submitted/Amanda Ubell Photography)

Ponoka hosts 150 horses for Spring Fling show

Horse show has grown since new volunteers took over in 2016

A western class competitor riding an Arabian. (Photos submitted/Amanda Ubell Photography)
(Facebook/NOBRO)

Punk band shows its Ponoka connection on prestigious billboard

NOBRO will play live in Calgary and Edmonton next month

(Facebook/NOBRO)
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