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Frank Slide Centre, Remmington Carriage Museum reopening to public

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More provincial historic sites are reopening around Alberta.

Starting this Saturday (June 20) the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre in the Crowsnest Pass and the Remmington Carriage Museum in Cardston will open their doors to the public once again.

They’ve been closed for several weeks because of public health restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UCP Culture Minister, Leela Sharon Aheer says having more sites open across the province will give people the chance to venture out with friends and family, play tourist in their own region and help support the local economy.

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All sites have new, reduced capacity limits and distancing measures in place, as well as more access to hand sanitizer.

The following facilities will reopen on June 20:

  • Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
  • Oil Sands Discovery Centre
  • Remington Carriage Museum
  • Reynolds-Alberta Museum
  • Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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