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Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Wednesday!

Gail Fennell submitted today’s featured image, which she took recently of flowers in full bloom, already.

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 1882, outlaw Jesse James was shot to death in Missouri by one of his gang members, Robert Ford.

In 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what turned out to be his final speech. He was shot and killed 20 hours later.

In 1988, Mario Lemieux won the National Hockey League’s scoring race, ending Wayne Gretzky’s eight-year run as top scorer.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is expected on Wednesday, April 3, as is a high of eight degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to two 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…
Blaine Calkins, MP for Red Deer-Lacombe, visited the qathet region to promote private member’s bill C-368, regarding deregulation of natural health products.

Otago Rugby Club will be taking to Cranberry Field on April 6 to play rugby players from Vancouver Island.

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