Skip to content

Good morning, Peak readers

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

Happy Thursday!

Krystal McDonald submitted today’s featured image, which she took from the viewpoint in Westview recently as the sun was setting.

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 1938, Superman made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics went on sale for 10 cents a copy. 76 years later, a mint original copy was sold on eBay for $3.2 million.

In 1956, American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony.

In 1995, three-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Montana retired from professional football.

Today’s weather:
Sunny skies are expected on Thursday, April 18, as is a high of 15 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…
Powell River Skating Club ended a successful season with an end of year exhibition in March and an awards ceremony, held on April 11.

Earlier this month, tarps were lifted, debris was removed and pathways and plots were laid out in the garden area at Sycamore Commons in Townsite.

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

Join the Peak's email list for the top headlines right in your inbox Monday to Friday.