Jordie Dwyer

The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted

Full scale test next step for GLWS

Hope is filter will contain Prussian Carp eggs from entering Gull Lake

The GLWS used a sluice to help measure the success of a pair of tests this summer on filters that could help solve the issue of prussian carp potentially invading Gull Lake. Photo submitted
A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Vigil held in Maskwacis for 10-year-old boy

Samson Cree Nation comes together for comfort, console each other

A crowd of around 50 people gathered outside the Samson Cree Nation offices on Aug. 9 to remember the young life lost recently as well as to console each other and pray for the community.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo

West Central Planning agency dissolved after 25 years

Ponoka County among last two agency members

Land use planning, such as ensuring protection of water bodies and efficient management of land, for Ponoka County will soon have to come from a different source as their consultant agency is being dissolved. File photo
The beef industry in Alberta has strengthened its resolve to help producers and processors rebound from the disasterous affects the pandemic has brought in recent months.                                File photo

Beef industry not letting up on the pressure

ABP, ACFA, CCA continuing to fight for producers, processors

The beef industry in Alberta has strengthened its resolve to help producers and processors rebound from the disasterous affects the pandemic has brought in recent months.                                File photo
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WCPS, STAR Catholic raise busing fees

Both school divisions hike fees to compensate for budget changes

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Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study

Former town councillor John Jacobs contracted the virus during a trip and has since recovered

Recovered Ponoka patient donates to plasma study
Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide

Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide

Pair in custody and facing murder charges

Arrests made in Maskwacis homicide
The legal attempt by the Ponoka Right to Farm Society to fight the approval of the Northwest ASP by Ponoka County has been stopped in its tracks by a court decision April 21. File photo

Appeal of Ponoka County Northwest ASP dismissed by court

Ponoka Right to Farm ordered to pay County’s court costs

The legal attempt by the Ponoka Right to Farm Society to fight the approval of the Northwest ASP by Ponoka County has been stopped in its tracks by a court decision April 21. File photo
UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide

UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide

Chief Craig Makinaw responds

UPDATED: Death near Maskwacis a homicide
Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw

Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw

Community already stepping up to coordinate relief for couple

Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw
Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Government cuts continue to affect mostly rural doctors

Ponoka doctors looking at all options
Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted

Maskwacis Four Nations facing potential food, medicine, disinfectant shortages

Alberta’s Indigenous Affairs Minister Rick Wilson comments on situation

Samson Cree Nation Chief Vernon Saddleback officially signing the declaration at a press conference March 25. Photo submitted
Albertans are being warned to be even more cautious now regarding schemes surrounding investment fraud. Image: ASC

Public warned of increase in investment scams

ASC urges caution amidst uptick in COVID-19 related scams

Albertans are being warned to be even more cautious now regarding schemes surrounding investment fraud. Image: ASC
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RCMP make child porn arrest

Bashaw police close several cases the past couple months

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The investigation into the now fatal Manny’s Hotel fire in Wetaskiwin on Jan. 14 has led to a pair being arrested and charged. File photo

Pair of arrests made in fatal Wetaskiwin fire

Murder and accesory after the fact charges laid in Manny’s Hotel blaze

The investigation into the now fatal Manny’s Hotel fire in Wetaskiwin on Jan. 14 has led to a pair being arrested and charged. File photo
Agriculture and Forestry minister Devin Dreeshen announced a new funding agreement to coincide with a newly restructured 4-H organization in Alberta in Ponoka on Feb. 22. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Province commits long term to 4-H in Alberta

10-year funding commitment will sustain re-structured 4-H organization

Agriculture and Forestry minister Devin Dreeshen announced a new funding agreement to coincide with a newly restructured 4-H organization in Alberta in Ponoka on Feb. 22. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Stampeders Kodan Smallboy, right, looks to hit a streaking Bailey Nesbitt as he heads toward the Rocky goal during action in the first period Feb. 9. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

League ruling keeping Stamps out of playoffs

Ponoka still out despite Rocky using suspended player in game

Stampeders Kodan Smallboy, right, looks to hit a streaking Bailey Nesbitt as he heads toward the Rocky goal during action in the first period Feb. 9. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
CPC Blaine Calkins

Ponoka forum sees three candidates take part

Election day looms on Oct. 21

CPC Blaine Calkins
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from