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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Tuesday!

Kelly Keil submitted today’s featured image, which was taken recently at Palm Beach Regional Park as Rotary Club of Powell River volunteers continued to work on construction of a new open-air gazebo.

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 1915, during World War I, Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary.

In 1969, legendary rock band The Who released Tommy, its fourth album and first in the rock opera genre.

In 1984, Wayne Gretzky scored twice in Edmonton Oilers’ 5-2 win over New York Islanders in game five of the National Hockey League’s championship, which clinched a four games to one best-of-seven series win, and the first of five Stanley Cups in seven seasons for the Oilers.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is in the forecast for Tuesday, May 23, as is a high of 18 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to 11 degrees 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 Digital Film School students continue to earn honours for their first-rate productions.

BC Ferries is expanding a pet pilot project to allow dogs on leashes and cats in carriers on areas of the upper deck on certain sailings.

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