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

Happy Monday!

Kay Allensworth submitted today’s featured photo, which she took last week from her balcony in the Grief Point area.

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 14 CE, following the death of Caesar Augustus, who was also know as Octavian, the Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as the second emperor of the Roman Empire.

In 1970, guitar legend and singer Jimi Hendrix died in London. He was 27.

In 1993, Anaheim Ducks made their National Hockey League debut versus Pittsburgh Penguins.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is expected on Monday, September 18, as is a high of 16 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to nine 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…
Peak staff have been recognized with Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNAwards) in multiple categories.

Powell River Skating Club is back for the fall ice-skate season, which is now in session, but always looking for students and volunteers.  

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

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