Publication: Ponoka News

First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Grade 6 students partake in Alberta history

By Madison Fleck, Grade 6 studentSt. Augustine SchoolApril 8, 2014 was a big day for the St. Augustine School’s Grade 6 classes. It was our trip to the Legislature building in Edmonton. We had been preparing for this trip by rehearsing our scripts for ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fundraiser proves fruitful for Christian School

Amber Stolk checks out a playhouse up for auction during a Christian School fundraiser April 12.Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-KayeThe parking lot at the Christian School was overflowing April 12 as families came together for a large fundraiser that would bring ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Research takes on new meaning with Broncs World Tour

Research pays off! Jen Sidwell holds up a framed poster of the Ponoka soldier she and her partner, Amanda Bennett researched. Sidwell says Bennett was instrumental in finding more information for their project.Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-KayeShare this s ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Musical Ride is a proud national tradition

The world famous R.C.M.P. Musical Ride will be presenting four exciting family shows at the Calnash Ag Event Centre in Ponoka on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20th, 2014.Photo submittedUpdated: April 16, 2014 2:10 PMRepresenting a colorful tradition ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed change to ag pest act causing concern

Farmers across Alberta may have one more plant disease to worry about thanks to a proposed amendment to the Agricultural Pests Act through a private member’s bill, called Bill 201.The amendment suggests a cereal fungal disease called fusarium head blight, ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New PES design supports education reforms

A floor plan of the former Diamond Willow Middle School and eventual new elementary school.Courtesy of Ponoka Elementary SchoolAs the renovations at the former Diamond Willow Middle School continue, it’s clear that the inside of the soon-to-be new elementary ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Town council approves PAECS request for $15,000

The first step in funding for an electronic sign at the Calnash Ag Event Centre was approved by town council by a narrow 3-2 vote.Acting CAO Betty Quinlan provided some background April 11 of the town’s commitment to the building. Since the inception ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Lyon (France), Advocate
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

2014 budget passed with 5.3 per cent increase

Town residents are looking at a tax increase of 5.3 per cent after town councillors approved the 2014 budget last week.The total 2014 budget is $22.2 million with $15.2 million for operations and $7 million for capital expenses.Acting CAO Betty Quinlan ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tough decision made for education award

Friends of Iron Ridge Junior Campus (FIRCS) won this year’s Friends of Education Award and while the Ponoka Youth Centre (PYC), nominated by Ponoka Elementary School principal Lois Spate, didn’t receive the award, the Wolf Creek Public Schools board of ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

County boasts $12 million in reserves

Ponoka County is sitting sound, financially, with no major discrepancies to cause ratepayers alarm, according to the most recent audit report.“The surplus is just under $1 million . . . That was transferred to reserves,” said county CAO Charlie Cutforth. ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Impaired drivers stopped

2:25 PMFour impaired drivers were nabbed by police last week, some of whom were caught at a police Check Stop.The Check Stop was held April 12 north of Ponoka on Highway 2A.The first impaired driver was a 48-year-old Ponoka woman driving a 2003 Ford Explorer. ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Calgary, Police, Guarantor
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Liquor sales bylaw repealed after brief discussion

It took only 10 minutes for town council to repeal the contentious business hours bylaw that restricts liquor sales in Ponoka.Coun. Loanna Gulka was the only one to speak against the decision. She said council did not take enough time to see if the bylaw ... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]

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One member from West Ponoka Beef Club said "It's a great honour that we, as rural kids, can support other rural youth by giving to this kind of charity."

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The Musical Ride is a proud national tradition [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Research takes on new meaning with Broncs World... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Fundraiser proves fruitful for Christian School [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Grade 6 students partake in Alberta history [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Proposed change to ag pest act causing concern [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Liquor sales bylaw repealed after brief discussion [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Impaired drivers stopped [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
County boasts $12 million in reserves [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Tough decision made for education award [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
2014 budget passed with 5.3 per cent increase [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Town council approves PAECS request for $15,000 [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
New PES design supports education reforms [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
Get out and enjoy the best of our spring-fling [Published Ponoka News - Apr 17 2014]
PSC students compete in provincial Reach challenge [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
30-hour-famine [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
Baptist Church fundraises to serve growing cong... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
Students wow with historical projects [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
Chevi Rabbit receives youth award [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
From yoga to bras, women gain new insight at co... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
Women’s conference kicks off without a hitch [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
ATB donates to new Big Brothers Big SIsters pro... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 16 2014]
School board passes on costly wellness grant [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Base-jumpers nabbed on communications tower [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
WCPS showcases PSC to municipal leader [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Ponoka’s many volunteers celebrated [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Road bans lifted to ensure grain movement [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Leaders of Tomorrow awarded at annual ceremony [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Community spirit reaps great rewards [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Students tour Europe, gain new perspective on war [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
PSC students take to mentoring with longboard p... [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
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