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Rising water levels possible along Pothole Creek in Magrath

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MAGRATH, AB – People living in Magrath should take note.

Alberta Environment and Parks has advised the town that due to ongoing construction at the Jensen Reservoir, water levels on the Pothole Creek may rise rapidly over the next 24 hours.

Officials say that may include the potential of an initial rush of water.

All Magrath residents are asked to keep outside of the normal banks of Pothole Creek and remain alert when close to the area.

Any further updates to this information will be provided through the Town of Magrath App, Facebook, and website.

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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 News 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.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

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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