Emily Jaycox

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)
Dr. Wilton Littlechild was the keynote speaker at the memorial ceremony held at Maskwacis Bear Park on Monday, May 31, 2021, in honour of the 215 children found in a mass grave at a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. (File photo)

Dr. Wilton Littlechild of Maskwacis honoured for work on TRC

Meritorious Service Cross from the Governor General awarded

Dr. Wilton Littlechild was the keynote speaker at the memorial ceremony held at Maskwacis Bear Park on Monday, May 31, 2021, in honour of the 215 children found in a mass grave at a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. (File photo)
Relatives of Shirley Ann Soosay attend her wake on May 27. L-R: Kelllie Jean Soosay, Tina Greyeyes, Meyers Soosay and Violet Soosay. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Shirley Soosay’s remains home in Samson Cree Nation after decades of searching

Murder victim’s remains were discovered in 1980, buried as Jane Doe

Relatives of Shirley Ann Soosay attend her wake on May 27. L-R: Kelllie Jean Soosay, Tina Greyeyes, Meyers Soosay and Violet Soosay. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Online platform typing (Pixabay.com)

Protect yourself from fraud: ‘Recognize, reject, report’

Former economic crimes detective speaks to Bashaw residents

Online platform typing (Pixabay.com)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2019 Naomi Akkermans, right, and Mackenzie Skeels, Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022. (Facebook/Ponoka Stampede)
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)
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Punk band shows its Ponoka connection on prestigious billboard

NOBRO will play live in Calgary and Edmonton next month

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Red Deer U18AA female hockey team competes at provincials in Ponoka

Ponoka hosted provincials March 24 to 27

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Ponoka alumnae volleyball players win bronze at college nationals

Tess Pearman and Autumn Roos from Ponoka play with the RDP Queens

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You’re sure to find some treasures at Gull Lake North COP’s yard sale

Fundraising event supports local Citizens on Patrol chapter

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(Photo courtesy of Ponoka County Regional Fire Services)

Structure fire damages two homes in Lucas Heights, Ponoka

A structure fire in the Lucas Heights neighbourhood that started in the…

(Photo courtesy of Ponoka County Regional Fire Services)
Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, left, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta MPs react to Russian-Ukraine war, sanctions

All but five Alberta MPs on Russia’s blacklist

Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, left, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins. (Black Press file photo)
L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)

Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman visits hometown

Pearman competed at World Cup Finals last week

L-R: CAO Sandra Lund, Maddison Pearman, MLA Ron Orr and Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook/Town of Ponoka)
Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)

UPDATE: Accused in second degree murder of Ponoka mother committed to stand trial

Ryan Jake Applegarth has been committed to stand trial for the second…

Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)
A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Memorial jersey ceremony held for two Ponoka players

The Ponoka Minor Hockey Association held a memorial jersey ceremony on March…

A jersey ceremony was held March 10 at the Ponoka Arena Complex for former Ponoka players Sam Neath and Levi Busat. Number 12 was Busat’s number. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta student wins 2022 Orange Shirt Day design contest

Geraldine Catalbas’ design will be the official 2022 T-shirt design

Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

ASIRT gives more details on Ponoka shooting

Male suspect was waving an imitation gun

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

UPDATE: Ponoka RCMP confront armed suspect near courthouse

The officer’s firearm was discharged in the confrontation

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)