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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 Randy Donovan submitted today’s featured image, which he took recently at Mahoods Beach.

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 1894, Montreal defeated Ottawa 3-1 in the first Stanley Cup championship hockey game ever played.

In 1963, Please Please Me, the first album from The Beatles was released; it included the hit single “Love Me Do.” 

In 1978, while attempting to walk a cable strung between two hotel towers in Puerto Rico, Karl Wallenda, leader of the Flying Wallendas high-wire act, fell to his death. He was 73.

Today’s weather:
Sun is in the forecast for Wednesday, March 22, as is a high of 13 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to four degrees in the evening, when clouds and showers are expected. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
Outrigger paddlers in the qathet region are embarking on a fresh chapter in their impressive journey, and the new beginning is encapsulated in a change of name.

qathet residents may have recently noticed that three new signs have popped-up around City of Powell River.

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