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Good morning, Peak readers

Photo feature of the day, a day in history and today’s weather

Happy Monday!

Jen Frost captured today’s featured image, or in this case, images, of recent Eagle activity at Gibsons Beach. We couldn’t choose a favourite so we’re going with a trio.

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send it via email to with the subject line “Photo of the Day.” Remember to include where and when you took the picture, what it is and your name (we want to give you credit). Horizontal photos are preferred.

On this day:
In 1837, Queen Victoria began her reign as sovereign of the United Kingdom, which lasted for 64 years. She died in 1901.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is expected on Monday, June 20, with a high of 19 degrees Celsius. Clouds are in the forecast for the evening, with a low of 12 degrees.

For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it...
City of Powell River council has approved $41,500 in grant funding from two sources for road projects at Henderson and Edgehill elementary schools.

We recently published chapter 11 of Wild Pick: the life and adventures of Linda Syms, oyster farmer of Desolation Sound. If you haven’t been following along, you can also start at the beginning.