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Photo feature of the day, a day in history and today’s weather
Rocky Wong_sunset from bottom of Penticton Street

Happy Wednesday!

Rocky Wong captured today’s featured image of this stunning sunset from the bottom of Penticton Street.

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On this day:

In 1963, Stevie Wonder, aged 13, released his first single, Fingertips. This was the first non-studio recording to go to no. 1 on the Billboard.

Today’s weather:

A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h in the morning except 40 near the Strait of Georgia late in the morning and in the afternoon. High of 16 degrees Celsius, with a UV index 7 or high.

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

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