Publication: Ponoka News

First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Losing sucks

Published: August 27, 2014 8:00 AMUpdated: August 27, 2014 8:14 AMAs we passed the halfway point of August, the harvest itch started to creep back with equipment (and mentalities) getting prepared to “push ‘er til she plugs”. Statistics Canada’s July ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

County donation budget drained

Ponoka County’s community donation capabilities are practically exhausted for the year, after setting the $1.6 million budget for requests.The official decision came after denying a request from the Rimbey Kinsmen for their skateboard park project, at ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Donations, Agriculture
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Disqualified driver fails to attend court

After being charged with operation of a motor vehicle while disqualified and failing to appear, Justin Tye, 24, a Red Deer man, has pled guilty to both counts and was fined $250 for failing to appear and $1,000 for driving while prohibited. He was also ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Baptist Church acquires public laneway

The alleyway running directly west of the First Baptist Church is being closed by the Town of Ponoka for a title transfer to the church. The alleyway runs between the church building and its parking lot.The church’s request was given third and final reading ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Unfit structure set for destruction

A rental property on 5111 49th Avenue, belonging to the Town of Ponoka is marked for demolition.The decision to tear down the structure came at the Aug. 19 council meeting, and at $8,000, it’s less expensive than repairing the building.Acting CAO Betty ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Property, Officer
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Deer Ridge Holdings rezoning request declined

A number of rezoning requests were taken up at Ponoka County council’s Aug. 19 meeting with some applicants being granted their hope while others were denied.Following several letters speaking against its approval, Ponoka County councillors denied the ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Couple urges county to strengthen unsightly premises bylaws

Despite previously agreeing a conclusion had been reached, Ponoka County councillors are once again requesting unsightly premises landowner Albert Brown’s presence at council.At council’s Aug. 19 meeting, adjacent landowners Gary and Pascal Duff expressed ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Century old cars stop in Ponoka on memorable adventure

Pat McKenna and Lynn and Ray Fowler stand in front of their original 1914 classic cars Aug. 20 in downtown Ponoka. The travellers stopped in Ponoka during a weeklong trip from Calgary to Edmonton last week.Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-KayeUpdated: August 27, ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Downhill Derby a source of fun for the whole family

This year’s Ponoka Downhill Derby will celebrate 10 years of young racers cruising down 42 Avenue at speeds of 30 km/h.The event, set for Sept. 6, is an opportunity for parents to get some hands-on soapbox construction with their kids to construct a soapbox ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Smoothie time

Free of profanityWe ask that all participants own their words by logging in with their Facebook account. It's a simple process that will take seconds and helps keep our comments free of trolls, cranks, and “drive-by” commenters.We reserve the right to ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Centre summer programs conclude

Dylan Stitt (left) and Kayla Chamberland (right) share a floating mat during one of the last days of Ponoka Youth Centre’s summer programming. The children spent the morning bowling and the afternoon at the Ponoka Aquaplex, Aug. 20.Photo by Amelia Na ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Edmonton (Canada)
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka veteran receives Korean War Medal

George Streeter of Ponoka proudly displays the ‘Ambassador for Peace Medal’ which he received from the Government of Korea as a special token of their sincere and enduring appreciation for service performed during the Korean War in 1950.Photo by Susan ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]

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Couple urges county to strengthen unsightly pre... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Deer Ridge Holdings rezoning request declined [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Unfit structure set for destruction [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Baptist Church acquires public laneway [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Disqualified driver fails to attend court [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
County donation budget drained [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka veteran receives ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Youth Centre summer programs conclude [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Smoothie time [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Downhill Derby a source of fun for the whole fa... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Century old cars stop in Ponoka on memorable ad... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 28 2014]
Canada’s involvement in religious conflicts [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
Cheer and protect our children going back to sc... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
Losing sucks [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
Drayton Valley man found asleep in stolen vehicle [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
ABRA finals brings hundreds of eager barrel racers [Published Ponoka News - Aug 27 2014]
Gas thief with countrywide arrest warrant gets ... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Man threatens own life after court ruling [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Montana First Nation now solar powered [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Reflections of Ponoka: Remembering the early Da... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Dedicated volunteers receive awards [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
An active summer is drawing to a close [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Love of quilting shared among friends, family [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Cadets from 12 countries visit Ponoka [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Railway Day offers a glimpse at transportation’... [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Expo helps youths build their future [Published Ponoka News - Aug 21 2014]
Water meter debate nowhere near its end [Published Ponoka News - Aug 20 2014]
Robin Williams made everyone laugh [Published Ponoka News - Aug 20 2014]
Two weeks for two years? [Published Ponoka News - Aug 20 2014]
How to not spend $41 billion [Published Ponoka News - Aug 20 2014]
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