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

Bob Davey submitted today’s featured image, which he took last week near the Harbour Air landing area on Powell Lake.

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On this day:
In 1912, the ocean liner Titanic left Belfast to begin sea trials eight days before departing on its maiden voyage.

In 1968, groundbreaking movie 2001: A Space Odyssey premiered in theatres.

In 1992, New York mob boss John Gotti was convicted of murder and racketeering. He died in prison after being sentenced to life behind bars.

In 2005, Pope John Paul II died at age 84.

Today’s weather:
Periods of rain are expected on Tuesday, April 2, as is a high of 10 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to three 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…
Terrace River Kings defeated Powell River Regals in triple overtime to win the BC Hockey Senior AA provincial hockey championship last weekend.

Meanwhile…
Powell River Regional Hospital District has officially changed its name.

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

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