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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Tuesday!

Regular contributor Paul den Ouden submitted today’s featured image, which he took from a vantage point on the seawalk in Westview of the Seance, one of four local sailboats braving the elements on a windy Saturday morning earlier this month.

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 1965, former prime minister of Great Britain Winston Churchill died in London at age 90.

In 1984, the first Macintosh model from Apple Computer became available for sale. It was the first commercially successful personal computer using a graphical user interface and a mouse, and had a clock rate of 8 megahertz and 128k of RAM.

In 1999, Wayne Gretzky, in his final all-star appearance, was named MVP of the National Hockey League game which pitted Team North America against Europe. The final score was 8-6 in favour of Gretzky’s North American team.

Today’s weather:
A 40 per cent chance of showers is in the forecast for Tuesday, January 24, as is a high of six degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to three degrees at night. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
A session designed for the public to meet mayor Ron Woznow drew some questions from City of Powell River councillors about the process for organizing the meeting.

Powell River U18 Kings split a pair of home games at Hap Parker Arena last weekend.

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