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

Happy Thursday!

Regular photo of the day contributor Ian Currie submitted today’s featured image, capturing an otter taking a break at the south harbour in Westview. 

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send the full size original 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).

On this day:
In 1963, on live television, Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of United States president John F. Kennedy, was shot and killed by Jack Ruby.

In 1974, the most complete early human skeleton (Lucy, Australopithecus) was discovered in Ethiopia. Lucy was estimated to be 3.2-million years old.

In 1991, the lead singer of rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury, died in London at age 45.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is in the forecast for Thursday, November 24, as is a high of nine degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to a low of six degrees during a rainy evening. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
In a cooperative venture between Tla’amin Nation and the provincial ministry of transportation and infrastructure, new highway signage has been erected at Tis’kwat, Tla’amin Nation’s ancestral home in Townsite.

Powell River Kings made a roster move on November 22 by trading a forward.

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

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