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


Happy Tuesday!

Kelly Keil snapped today’s featured image at Myrtle Point Golf Club. Recent warm weather is surely enticing local golfers to dust off their clubs, head out to the links and frustrate themselves over 18 holes (for the hackers at least).

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On this day:
In 1930, the names of Turkish cities Angora and Constantinople became Ankara and Istanbul.

In 1963, director Alfred Hitchcock released his classic horror film The Birds.

In 1979, the worst commercial nuclear accident in United States history happened near Middletown, Pennsylvania, when a partial meltdown occurred inside a reactor at the Three Mile Island plant.

Today’s weather:
Sunny skies are in the forecast for Tuesday, March 28, as is a high of 13 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to minus one 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…
Powell River Kings ended the BC Hockey League (BCHL) regular season on a high note on Sunday, March 26, by doubling up on Coquitlam Express.

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney is pushing the federal government to take action to protect Canada’s waters.

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

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