Ainsley Hannah snapped today’s featured image while on a bike ride around Inland Lake. Anyone ready for a swim yet?
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On this day:
In 1867, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7.2 million.
In 1964, television game show Jeopardy! aired for the first time.
In 1968, Canadian singer Celine Dion was born in Charlemagne, Quebec.
In 1981, United States president Ronald Reagan was injured by a gunshot from John W. Hinckley Junior in Washington, DC.
In 1987, the war movie Platoon was named best picture at the 59th Academy Awards; Marlee Matlin received best actress Oscar for Children of a Lesser God; and Paul Newman was named best actor (The Color of Money).
Sunny skies are in the forecast for Thursday, March 30, as is a high of 11 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to five degrees in the evening, when clouds are expected to roll in and bring a 40 per cent chance of rain. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.
In case you missed it…
Wuwoom Festival, celebrating music and dance, is returning after interruption due to COVID-19.
When Henderson Elementary students returned from spring break, they were happy to find a newly created and functioning place to play.
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