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Photo feature of the day, today in history, the weather forecast and local gas prices

Happy Friday!

Carl Anderson submitted today’s featured image, taken from his vantage point at Grief Point Park earlier this month.

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On this day:
In 1620, the Mayflower set sail for the New World from England with 132 people on board. 

In 1963, Malaysia was created when the Federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore joined together. Two years later, Singapore departed the group.

In 1987, the Montreal Protocol, designed to save Earth’s ozone layer by reducing chemical emissions, was signed by two dozen countries.

Today’s weather:
Friday, September 16, is expected to be cloudy with 70 per cent chance of showers in the morning, then a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 17 degrees Celsius. The forecast calls for mainly cloudy skies in the evening and a low of 11 degrees. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
Powell River Villa returned to action last weekend and played to a 1-1 tie with Westcastle United. The Vancouver Island Soccer League club plays at home again this weekend.

In her last address as Powell River Board of Education chairperson for the current term, Dale Lawson marked another beginning of a school year.

Low on gas?
Here are the latest prices at local stations.

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