Emily Jaycox

The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)

Rural-Rimbey property owner offers $5k award for arson info

Retirement dreams up in flames in a matter of minutes

The charred remains of Terry Bearden’s rural property near Rimbey. (Photo submitted)
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Father-and-son hunting pair charged with slew of violations

One is a resident of Camrose County and the other is from Ponoka County

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Three patients at Ponoka hospital test positive for COVID-19

Visitors to acute care will be allowed for end-of-life situations

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Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)

AHS: Helping manage anxiety after loss

Tips on how to manage worry and anxiety

Maple Ridge will be getting a new ACT team to help people with severe mental health challenges. (Black Press)
Jason Nixon
Jason Nixon
Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)

Central Alberta Bucs vs. Red Deer Titans in ‘Winter Blood Fest’ challenge

Two teams face off to see which club can donate the most units of blood

Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)
(RCMP photos)
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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

School custodians ‘unsung’ heroes during pandemic

Schools have increased the sanitization of key, high-touch areas

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka flag display to be taken down on schedule despite controversy

VVOC says the display violates their trademark tribute “Flags of Remembrance”

The Canadian flags along the fence at Lions Centennial Park will be taken down, as scheduled, on Nov. 14. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)

Maskwacis lawyer says Indigenous training an ‘example’ to follow

All Alberta lawyers will undergo Indigenous Cultural Competency training

Koren Lightning-Earle. (Akemi Matsubuchi/Submitted)
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have announced the body of missing Vernon senior Wayne Orser has been found in Okanagan Lake. (Black Press Media)

Ponoka man charged with second degree murder

Incident took place Nov. 5, 2020

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have announced the body of missing Vernon senior Wayne Orser has been found in Okanagan Lake. (Black Press Media)
Photo submitted
Photo submitted
The geospatial map on alberta.ca was reporting 22 active cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) on Nov. 4, 2020, when on the “Local geographic area” setting . (Image: alberta.ca)

Ponoka councils discuss confusion over COVID-19 case numbers

Town says mandatory mask bylaw would be ‘premature’ until numbers better understood

The geospatial map on alberta.ca was reporting 22 active cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) on Nov. 4, 2020, when on the “Local geographic area” setting . (Image: alberta.ca)
Police are investigating two incidents from early Monday morning. Black Press file photo.

Ponoka RCMP arrest Red Deer woman for truck theft

Vehicle located on Oct. 30

Police are investigating two incidents from early Monday morning. Black Press file photo.
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Rimbey resident avid author despite Parkinson’s

Wins more accolades for her writing

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Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)

95-year-old Ilona Carter flies again

Takes to the skies over Ponoka

Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)
Cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) as of Oct. 27. (alberta.ca)

Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 at three Ponoka businesses

Town ‘strongly encouraging’ residents to wear non-medical masks in public

Cases in Ponoka (East Ponoka County) as of Oct. 27. (alberta.ca)
(Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

Wreath laying ceremony held in Manfred, Alta.

Ceremony marks 64th anniversary of Hungarian revolution, honours settlers

(Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)
Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams

UPDATE: Owners found

Father and son found him while out for a walk at JJ Collett

Ryen Williams, 11, with a lost miniature horse at JJ Collett Oct. 23. Photo by Don Williams
JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

De-listing Alberta parks creates ‘risk’ for coal mining: CPAWS

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society speaks at JJ Collett AGM

JJ Collett Natural Area Foundation held its AGM on Oct. 19 at the Ponoka Legion. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)