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

Happy Tuesday!

Glenn Holstine submitted today’s featured photo, which he took recently on the beach to the south of the Beach Gardens.

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On this day:
In 1893, all women were granted the right to vote in New Zealand, the first country to do so.

In 1960, “The Twist” by singer Chubby Checker took the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 list.

In 1970, The Mary Tyler Moore Show aired on television for the first time.

Today’s weather:
Clouds and a 60 per cent chance of rain is expected on Tuesday, September 19, as is a high of 13 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…
City of Powell River staff will be looking at policy changes that will help ensure accessibility is a consideration for daily business in the city.

Local groups working together on climate issues gathered at Powell River City Hall on September 15 to take part in a climate strike.  

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

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