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Public memorial scheduled for father and daughter killed in Crowsnest Pass

A public memorial will be held next Friday for a father and daughter killed in southwest Alberta last month.

The memorial for Terry Blanchette, 27, and his two-year-old daughter, Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette, is scheduled for 3 p.m. 138 more words

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Funerals set for Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and father, Terry Blanchette

The funerals for two-year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and her father, Terry Blanchette, have been set for Oct. 9 near Blairmore, Alta.

A public service will be held at 3 p.m. 444 more words


'Nothing makes sense to me right now:' Hailey's mom still waiting for murdered daughter's body

The mom of a missing toddler found dead in Blairmore says she’s angry she still can’t bury her child because authorities won’t release the two-year-old’s body. 653 more words

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Man accused of Blairmore double murder leaves hospital, returns to custody

Derek Saretzky, the man accused of murdering a Blairmore father and his two-year-old daughter, was returned to custody Sunday after spending nearly a week in a Lethbridge hospital. 309 more words

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Derek Saretzky out of hospital, back in custody following suicide attempt

Derek Saretzky has left the hospital following a suicide attempt last Wednesday. Alberta Justice said the inmate who had been taken from the Lethbridge Correctional Centre last week had been returned to custody as of Monday. 559 more words


Resilience a hallmark of the Crowsnest Pass

On a windswept patch of hardscrabble ground, under the looming gaze of mountains, 189 young men eternally rest. It’s a beautiful spot, stark and weather-beaten, but a fitting memorial to the hard-working men who once toiled here and lost their lives in what was then Canada’s worst mining disaster. 1,123 more words

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Derek Saretzky out of medically-induced coma after suicide attempt: source

CALGARY – The man accused in a horrific murder of a two-year-old girl and her father in Blairmore, Alta. last week had come out of a medically-induced coma and was speaking as of Friday afternoon, a source told Global News. 476 more words