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

Happy Tuesday!

Rob Predinchuk submitted today’s featured image, which shows a butterfly and a hummingbird sharing nectar in a kiwi tree at Okeover Inlet.

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send the full size original via email to 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 1925, the Chrysler Corporation, one of the “Big Three” automobile companies in the United States, was founded by Walter Percy Chrysler.

In 1944, 450 Canadian paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines to assist 150,000 American, Canadian and United Kingdom troops who left England on ships to start the World War II D-Day attacks on German positions in Normandy, France. Canadians charged Juno Beach, the Americans stormed Utah and Omaha beaches, and the British were dropped at Sword and Gold beaches.

In 1946, the National Basketball Association (NBA) was founded. The first game was played five months later, on November 1, when Toronto Huskies hosted New York Knickerbockers at Maple Leaf Gardens.

Today’s weather:
A sunny sky is in the forecast for Tuesday, June 6, as is a high of 26 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to 10 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…
qathet Concert Band and the Movin’ Up band will showcase their talents at the ARC Community Event Centre this coming weekend.

Powell River Hospice Society was provided $4,522.59 from the Tim Hortons annual smile cookie campaign.

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

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