Emily Jaycox

Mounties and other first responders show support for health care workers in Chilliwach on March 30, 2020. Black Press file photo

Salute to health care workers set for Monday

Fire, RCMP and EMS to toot sirens, flash lights at 7 p.m. April 6

Mounties and other first responders show support for health care workers in Chilliwach on March 30, 2020. Black Press file photo
A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted

UPDATED: Titans challenge Bucs to a ‘Bleed Off’

Blood drive challenge extended to April 30

A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted
A recent photo from Old MacDonald’s Facebook page.

Ponoka County pet owners holding on to fur babies for now

Old MacDonald Kennels hasn’t seen an increase in surrendered pets

A recent photo from Old MacDonald’s Facebook page.
A screen shot of the statistical map on covid19stats.alberta.ca on March 27 shows zero cases in Ponoka, six in Wetaskiwin County, two in Camrose and Camrose County, two in Lacombe, and one in Stettler and Stettler County.

Ponoka resident’s negative COVID-19 test not ‘all that reassuring’

There are no confirmed cases in Ponoka as of 12 p.m. on March 27

A screen shot of the statistical map on covid19stats.alberta.ca on March 27 shows zero cases in Ponoka, six in Wetaskiwin County, two in Camrose and Camrose County, two in Lacombe, and one in Stettler and Stettler County.
Ponoka County resident writes messages of hope

Ponoka County resident writes messages of hope

Spreading kindness, not germs

Ponoka County resident writes messages of hope
Facebook photo of Tammy Dee and Nyle Clemmer

Online fundraisers being held for Ponoka couple who lost their home

Fire claimed Tammy and Nyle Clemmer’s home on Monday

Facebook photo of Tammy Dee and Nyle Clemmer
UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

Ponoka physician ‘flabbergasted’ other cuts weren’t cancelled

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers
How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

Several local stores announce ‘Golden Hour’ shopping times

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis
Don’t forget the food bank

Don’t forget the food bank

Ponoka Food Bank in need of several items

Don’t forget the food bank
UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school

UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school

Ermineskin Cree Nation Chief Makinaw responds

UPDATED: Racist slurs lead to school hold and secure at Ponoka school
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Bashaw native Darren Throop appointed to Order of Canada

CEO of entertainment giant eOne born and raised in Bashaw

Web photo used with permission
Web photo used with permission

Bashaw native Darren Throop appointed to Order of Canada

CEO of entertainment giant eOne born and raised in Bashaw

Web photo used with permission
Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle

Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP assist after police vehicle stolen

Blackfalds RCMP officer’s firearm discharged in struggle
Black Press file photo

Proposed health care changes would be “devastating” to rural family practice: president of AMA

AHS, AMA and MLA Ron Orr chime in on recent health care announcements

Black Press file photo
UPDATED: Ponoka’s Family Meats Ltd.’s slaughter plant a total loss
UPDATED: Ponoka’s Family Meats Ltd.’s slaughter plant a total loss
Two robberies lead to pursuit and the arrest of three south of Leduc

Two robberies lead to pursuit and the arrest of three south of Leduc

Maskwacis, Wetaskiwin and Leduc RCMP apprehend three suspects in bizarre crime spree

Two robberies lead to pursuit and the arrest of three south of Leduc
Adam at school. Photo has been cropped to protect his identity. Photos submitted

‘It hurts’: Indigenous Alberta boy, 5, comes home with braid undone

Trouble at school leads to conversation on reconciliation, outpouring of support

Adam at school. Photo has been cropped to protect his identity. Photos submitted
Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds

Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds

Man from Red Deer pronounced dead at the scene

Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds
Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds

Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds

Man from Red Deer pronounced dead at the scene

Male pedestrian dead after collision with train in Blackfalds
Fall means flu season is upon us

Fall means flu season is upon us

Protect yourself and others against viruses

Fall means flu season is upon us