Publication: Ponoka News

First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ermineskin lawyer appointed vice president for UNESCO National Commission

, a spearheading First Nations member from a spearheading family, has been appointed the vice-president of the Canadian National Commission for UNESCO, the first ever Aboriginal individual to occupy the position.Niece of Wilton Littlechild, Canada’s first ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ermineskin Cree have new chief

Elections for the new chief of the Ermineskin Cree Nation on Aug. 27 resulted in the change of leadership with Randy Ermineskin receiving 209 of the total 907 votes cast to be elected.Dennis Whitebear took 179 votes and current chief Craig Makinaw got ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

New email scam takes root in Ponoka

Ponoka residents need to keep a careful watch on their emails as another scam is spreading across cyberspace.A Ponoka resident wishing to remain anonymous found herself rejoicing on Sept. 5 after opening an email from Revenue Canada saying she was eligible ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Vandalism targets accident-hit family

8:52 AMThe mother of the seven year-old-boy who was hit by a pickup truck at the intersection of Highway 53 and 2A on Tuesday, Aug. 26 is appealing to public for information that could lead to the capture of vandals who smashed the windshield of her car, ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Impaired driver at 2.5 times the legal limit

Police stopped the driver of a green Jeep Cherokee with blood-alcohol levels of .20 and .19 while in town.The driver, a 54-year-old Ponoka woman, was stopped on the 4500 block of 37 Avenue and was charged with impaired driving.Red Deer man impaired on ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Erratic driver found not criminally responsible

An unsafe driver who evaded police in 2012 was found not criminally responsible for his actions in provincial court on Sept. 5, 2014.On Sept. 19, 2012, Murray Fawkes failed to stop for police after being observed driving dangerously along Highway 2.One ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fish and Wildlife looking to fill vacant position

8:11 AMThe retirement of a Ponoka Fish and Wildlife officer has residents wondering what is next for the area.Anyone who has called the Ponoka Fish and Wildlife office will have already heard a recorded message stating its office is temporarily closed, ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Officer, Red Deer
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Annual awards banquet excites business community, nominations still open

8:19 AMThe Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards annual celebration is poised to be a frightfully good evening as Ponoka’s best and most diligent business people gather for the banquet, Oct. 24.Held at the Kinsmen Community Centre with ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cervus Equipment looking forward to the move

Staff at Cervus Equipment look forward to moving to their new location on Highway 2A in the Southwestern Industrial Park. Here Service manager Anthony Vanderwal, parts manager Al Schindeler and branch manager Rick Cline pose in front of their new building ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sunflower tower

8:29 AMHaving planted them in the spring, Laura Bell’s sunflowers have grown to be 12 feet 3 inches tall. With no special treatment, just watering, the flowers have grown five inches in the last two weeks.Bell says sunflowers usually bloom by mid-August ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Parents, organizations busy during registration night

4-H leader Joyce Winter (green shirt) offers information on the club’s programs to interested parents during Registration Night at the Kinsmen Community Centre Sept. 3. Here Chloe Smith and Sandi Hiemer ask some questions.Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-KayeUpdated: ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: 4-h, Organism, Chloe Smith
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka Kinsmen...73 years of community service

The Ponoka Kinsmen Club was in fi ne form and fashion at this Grande Prairie convention in the 1960s. Those that I can recognize in the back row are: Mrs. Don Jardine, Doreen Ross, and Jim Mark, while in the front are Ken and Audrey McLean, Vern and Gwen ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]

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Fish and Wildlife looking to fill vacant position [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Impaired driver at 2.5 times the legal limit [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Vandalism targets accident-hit family [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Cervus Equipment looking forward to the move [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Erratic driver found not criminally responsible [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
New email scam takes root in Ponoka [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Ermineskin Cree have new chief [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Ermineskin lawyer appointed vice president for ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Annual awards banquet excites business communit... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka Kinsmen...73 year... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Literacy helps build confidence in First Nation... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
PES anticipates move to Diamond Willow Middle S... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Parents, organizations busy during registration... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Mentors needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Breaking records at downhill soapbox races [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
Sunflower tower [Published Ponoka News - Sep 11 2014]
A gruesome anniversary [Published Ponoka News - Sep 10 2014]
Laughter can be the very best medicine [Published Ponoka News - Sep 10 2014]
Know thy reputation [Published Ponoka News - Sep 10 2014]
Downtown businesses work together for growth [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Boy taken to hospital after accident with pickup [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Man seeks to make restitution after theft of TV [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
New fitness park slated for September [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Reflections of Ponoka: The jovial Scotchman who... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
The Pudding Man [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Blast from the past for two high school reunion... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Academic program offered at Youth Centre [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
Bamford nominated in seven categories for 2014 ... [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
For the rest of your life, you’ll always regret it [Published Ponoka News - Sep 04 2014]
What the rejection of an inquiry tells us [Published Ponoka News - Sep 03 2014]
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