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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Saturday!

Kris Carlson submitted today’s featured image of the sun setting over Wildwood, which she took from Lois Street near Sunset Park (How appropriate is that?).

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 1892, Lord Stanley of Preston pledged to donate a challenge cup for the best ice hockey team in Canada. The Stanley Cup is now the National Hockey League’s championship trophy.

In 1965, over a 12-minute span, Russian cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov became the first person to walk in space when he went outside the Voskhod 2 spacecraft, which was orbiting earth.

In 2017, rock ‘n’ roll guitarist and singer Chuck Berry died at his home near St. Louis at age 90.

Today’s weather:
Mainly sunny skies are in the forecast for Saturday, March 18, as is a high of 13 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to four degrees in the evening, when clouds are expected to roll in. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
School District 47 will be receiving more than $2 million for capital projects.

As an organic farmer for over 30 years and a permaculture practitioner for more than 15 years, Berezan thinks there is not only something special about growing your own food, but just having access to farm-grown food can be grounding.

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