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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Wednesday!

Regular contributor Vanesa Acuto submitted today’s striking featured image of a recent sunset over Ahgykson Island.

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send the full size original via email to [email protected] 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 44 BCE, a group of nobles, including Brutus and Cassius, assassinated Roman dictator Julius Caesar.

In 1917, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicated following the February Revolution. The last emperor of Russia, his family and some of servants were later executed.

In 1985,, the world's first internet domain name, was registered.

Today’s weather:
Sunny skies are in the forecast for Wednesday, March 15, as is a high of 10 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to minus one degree in the evening. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
Vancouver Island University (VIU) ElderCollege students of Gherkin Pickleball for Seniors and Senioras have all graduated with “dis-dink-tion.”

Powell River U13 Kings prepared the provincial hockey championships with an exhibition game against Campbell River.

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