Emily Jaycox

A house fire in Mirror, Alta., Sept. 21, resulted in the total loss of the home. (Photo submitted)

Mirror, Alta., home total loss after fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

A house fire in Mirror, Alta., Sept. 21, resulted in the total loss of the home. (Photo submitted)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Car crash, shooting near Leland Hotel, Ponoka

The day after a shooting on a downtown street in Ponoka, signs…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Dr. Wilton Littlechild

Dr. Wilton Littlechild speaks at Ponoka Legion’s veterans appreciation luncheon

Luncheon followed Decoration Day ceremony

Dr. Wilton Littlechild
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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)
Dorothy Loreen in Maskwacis July 25. Background blur added. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Inuvialuit woman travelled from north of Arctic Circle to hear Pope in Maskwacis

Dorothy Loreen travelled a long way from her home community of Tuktoyaktuk,…

Dorothy Loreen in Maskwacis July 25. Background blur added. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

PHOTOS: Pope apologizes to Indigenous survivors in his ‘penitential pilgrimage’ in Maskwacis

Although the occasion was sombre, there was a vibrancy at Maskwa Park…

(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

LIVE IN MASKWACIS: Pope Francis apologizes, asks for forgiveness for residential school abuse

Residential school survivors and their families are in Maskwacis

Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The pinnacle of the Bashaw Medieval Faire was the jousting, judging by the cheers from the crowd July 17. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

PHOTOS: Knights, maidens and youth enjoy Bashaw Medieval Faire

Faire and artisan market held at the Bashaw Ag Grounds

The pinnacle of the Bashaw Medieval Faire was the jousting, judging by the cheers from the crowd July 17. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
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Ponoka RCMP’s calls for service up during 2022 Stampede, less prisoners in cells

2022 Ponoka Stampede brings fairly typical influx of calls

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Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta football players take gold with Team Alberta at historic U18 women’s nationals

Alberta beat Saskatchewan 36-12 in the gold medal match

Emily McMillan, left, with Football Saskatchewan’s manager of women’s football Emmarae Dale. (Photo submitted)
The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

Bear mace affects dozens at Ponoka Stampede midway

Ponoka RCMP responded to bear mace incidents

The midway after dark on June 30. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: The Reklaws live at the Ponoka Stampede and Canada Day fireworks

The Reklaws Taking the stage Canada Day is The Reklaws, a sibling…

The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Alician McKendrick. (Facebook photo/McKendrick Stable)

Bentley stable owner Alicia McKendrick passed away ‘doing what she loved’

Rodeo community confirms McKendrick died during practice at the Stampede Grounds

Alician McKendrick. (Facebook photo/McKendrick Stable)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 4 — Kids Day at Ponoka Stampede

A look at the leader board after the fourth pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Ponoka Stampede Colter Wall concert

First concert was on June 29

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Day 1 — Ponoka Stampede opening night

June 27 evening pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)