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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Thursday!

Shane Byles submitted today’s striking featured image of a canoeist, which was taken at Cranberry Lake.

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 1935, German dictator Adolf Hitler broke military terms set in the Treaty of Versailles by ordering the rearming of Germany.

In 1994, American figure skater Tonya Harding pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan. She was fined $100,000 but did not serve jail time.

Today’s weather:
Mainly sunny skies are in the forecast for Thursday, March 16, as is a high of nine degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to 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…
Seven Vancouver Police Department officers face possible disciplinary action related to the death of Myles Gray on August 13, 2015, in a Lower Mainland neighbourhood after an altercation with nine members of the police force present.

Shelby Pauls, a Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 64 Malaspina member from the qathet region, went on an adventure of a lifetime to Victoria last month, to train and experience the life of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) at CFB Esquimalt.

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