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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Friday!

Lesley Pihl submitted today’s featured image, which she took in Lund last week as Tracy Pihl paddled toward the sunset.

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 1897, author Bram Stoker published his gothic horror novel Dracula in London.

In 1969, Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth after an eight-day dress rehearsal for the first manned moon landing.

In 1988, Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins 6-3 to sweep the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final series in four games.

Today’s weather:
A sunny sky is in the forecast for Friday, May 26, as is a high of 26 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to 10 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…
After a five-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Choral Kathaumixw is back this summer and there have been several changes to the organization.

Powell River Otago Rugby Club’s coach is hoping to make a pitch to get the club back into league play.

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