Ponoka

Zane Lambert, a cowboy from Ponoka, won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event held in Red Deer this weekend. Lambert earned 172.5 points and a payday of $3,756 for his efforts.
Zane Lambert, a cowboy from Ponoka, won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event held in Red Deer this weekend. Lambert earned 172.5 points and a payday of $3,756 for his efforts. Rodeo Canada

Ponoka cowboy wins Red Deer bull riding event

By Sheldon Spackman
February 19, 2018 - 11:30am

A Ponoka cowboy has won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event in Red Deer to open the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association’s 2018 season.

A photo released in 2017 by Ontario Provincial Police of Daniel Sanche, arrested Wednesday in Ponoka.
A photo released in 2017 by Ontario Provincial Police of Daniel Sanche, arrested Wednesday in Ponoka. Ontario Provincial Police

Ponoka Mounties arrest Ontario man wanted for sexual assault

By rdnewsNOW staff
February 8, 2018 - 11:37am

Mounties in Ponoka say they’ve arrested an Ontario man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for sexual assault.

The arrest took place on Wednesday. Police say it was shortly after 11:00 a.m. when they received information on the whereabouts of the wanted male.

Construction on a new Community Learning Centre and a Care Home is well underway at the old hospital site in Ponoka. Both buildings are expected to open in 2018.
Construction on a new Community Learning Centre and a Care Home is well underway at the old hospital site in Ponoka. Both buildings are expected to open in 2018. Town of Ponoka

Work progressing on Community Learning Centre and Care Home in Ponoka

By Sheldon Spackman
December 23, 2017 - 12:01pm

Construction is well underway on a pair of capital projects in Ponoka planned to be finished next year.

Town officials say the new Community Learning Centre and a new care home at the north end of 50 Street on the old hospital site are due to be done in 2018.

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