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  1. IBC estimates damages from June storms at $50-millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CKNW News Talk 980

    Over a three-day period, several severe thunderstorms rolled through the prairies, causing localized flooding, strong winds, intense lightning, significant hail in Okotoks and a small tornado near Ponoka . The Insurance Bureau says claims have already amounted to about $50-million, with most coming from Alberta, although some have been seen in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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  2. June storms caused $50M in damage in southern Alberta, says Insurance Bureau of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    ... blasted by heavy hail while wind gusts were measured above 100 km/h and a small tornado touched down briefly near Ponoka. "Storms like this bring the message home that we are seeing more extreme weather events and resulting damage to property," said ...

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  3. Three Hawks flying off to WhitbyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Western Wheel

    ... Raiders, and Kaden Chinski, 11, of the Okotoks Hawks were selected to Team Alberta after tryouts in Calgary and Ponoka earlier this summer. Dievert, an MD of Foothills resident, was an offensive specialist with the Raiders, as well as their captain ...

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  4. Ponoka athletes celebrate their summer games performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Ponoka News

    Number 12 Jared Bussiere played with Zone 4 at the Alberta Summer Games held Thursday, July 14 to 17 in Leduc. Zone 4 placed fourth in football.

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  5. Alberta driver loses challenge to ticket after displaying anti-Harper signRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Langley Advance

    A judge in Alberta has convicted a man of stunting after he was pulled over by police for driving his car with a sign with an expletive aimed at former prime minister Stephen Harper. Robert Wells of Edmonton was driving home from British Columbia when he was pulled over in August 2015 by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, Alta., and told to remove the sign.

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  6. Anti-Harper man convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Castanet.net

    A judge in Alberta has convicted a man of stunting after he was pulled over by police for driving his car with a sign with an expletive aimed at former prime minister Stephen Harper. Robert Wells of Edmonton was driving home from British Columbia when he was pulled over in August 2015 by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, Alta., and told to remove the sign.

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  7. Man who drove with F-Harper sign in window convicted of stuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Canadian Content

    ... Court heard Wells was driving home from B.C. on Aug. 16, 2015, when he was pulled over by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, following complaints from other motorists, and told to remove the sign. He refused, saying it was a political statement and he had ...

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  8. Edmonton driver with 'F-k Harper' sign convicted of stuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | GlobalNews

    A judge in Alberta has convicted a man of stunting after he was pulled over by police for driving his car with a sign with an expletive aimed at former prime minister Stephen Harper. Robert Wells of Edmonton was driving home from British Columbia when he was pulled over in August 2015 by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, Alta., and told to remove the sign.

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  9. 'F--k Harper' sign OK, but erratic driving earns $543 fine, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBC News

    ... is from Edmonton, was issued a $543 ticket when he was pulled over on Highway 2 last August by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, Alta., and told to remove this sign. The officer who gave him the stunting ticket testified in April that the sign could be ...

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  10. Man convicted of driving unsafely so motorists would notice the 'F- Harper' sign in his windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | National Post

    ... Court heard Wells was driving home from B.C. on Aug. 16, 2015, when he was pulled over by an RCMP officer near Ponoka, following complaints from other motorists, and told to remove the sign. Wells, who represented himself, testified he is a "human ...

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  11. a Ita s been more than Ia ve ever imaginedaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Medincine Hat News

    ... be seen at rodeos across the province and into Sask., promoting the city and its rodeo everywhere from Irvine to Ponoka. "One of the highlights for the year was when we got to go to Edmonton for the Canadian Finals Rodeo," said Mullin. "We hadn't ...

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  12. Injury forces Airdrie's Vold from Calgary StampedeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Airdrie City View

    ... I don't want to hurt it anymore and sit out for two months,' Vold said. Vold's injury occurred during his ride in the Ponoka Stampede on July 3, just five days before he was scheduled to compete in the Calgary Stampede. Vold said this was a decision ...

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  13. Funnel cloud advisory for Red Deer and Drumheller regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror Lacombe Co. near Eckville Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden Red ...

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  14. Stacked Central bantam football team ready for battle at Alberta Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... for the kids. Comprised of the best football players from the Central zone, the team features players from Stettler, Ponoka, Lacombe, Sylvan Lake, Innisfail and Red Deer. Going in some form of preparation since December, the team is now in its ...

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  15. Chuckwagon racing legend ready to hand reins to next generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... (Chris Bolin For The Globe and Mail) One more round, says the man who has won it, done it all. One last go-round from Ponoka to Strathmore, Alta., over to Dawson Creek, B.C., then back to Alberta and Rocky Mountain House. It will be a nice way to ...

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  16. Environment Canada says 5 tornadoes hit Alberta over Canada Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | SooToday

    The agency says two of the twisters were rated EF-1 wile the others were EF-0, meaning moderate to light damage. It says the first, rated EF-1, hit near Ponoka on June 30, damaging trees, windows and a roof of a home.

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  17. Alberta sees 5 tornadoes in 4 days: Environment CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | GlobalNews

    The agency says two of the twisters were rated EF-1 while the others were EF-0, meaning moderate to light damage. It says the first, rated EF-1, hit near Ponoka on June 30, damaging trees, windows and a roof of a home.

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  18. PRCA: Schmidt/Carroll snare Ponoka victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The duo stopped the clock in 5.3 seconds to win the four team, showdown-round finals at the 80th Ponoka Stampede . “We had a slow Fourth of July , so there was a sigh of relief to get this victory,” Schmidt said.

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  19. PRCA: Cowboy Christmas fills competitorsa stockingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... - to surpass $30,000 during Cowboy Christmas. Hanchey collected a large chunk of his Cowboy Christmas winnings at the Ponoka Stampede, as he left Alberta with $14,354. “I've always had good luck at Ponoka for some reason or another,” ...

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  20. Gentle mare provides big Stampede bucksRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Western Wheel

    ... the bucket. Most buckin' horses aren't the friendliest, but she's the exception.' Kindra was in the final four of the Ponoka Stampede on Sunday, arguably the third-biggest rodeo in Alberta. Orin Larson scored an 88.25 on Kindra to finish second at ...

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