Monday, November 15, 2021
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Yard waste sites in Lethbridge closing for the season November 15th

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – You still have a couple more weeks before the City of Lethbridge shuts down its yard waste sites for the season.

The final day this year to get rid of your branches, grass clippings, and leaves will be Sunday, November 14th

And don’t get rid of those Halloween pumpkins just yet. You can compost your jack-o-lanterns as well. Clean pumpkins, those without any paint on them, can be taken to yard waste sites for composting too.

So far in 2021, those three sites have collected close to two million kilograms of yard waste, which after it’s all said and done, will be a new record for one calendar year here in the city.

After the sites close in two weeks, you’ll have to take any yard waste you do have to the city landfill for composting.

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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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