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

Happy Tuesday!

Darlene Williams submitted today’s featured image, which she took last Sunday from the viewpoint in Townsite.

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 1616, on what has traditionally been regarded as the 52nd anniversary of his birth, writer William Shakespeare died in Stratford-upon-Avon in England’s West Midlands.

In 1969, for killing United States senator Robert F. Kennedy, Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced to death, which was later reduced to life imprisonment.

In 1984, the AIDS-virus was identified as HTLV-III (acquired immune deficiency syndrome).

In 2005, YouTube uploaded “Me at the Zoo”, its first clip, showing co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.

Today’s weather:
A mix of sun and cloud is expected on Tuesday, April 23, as is a high of 14 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to seven 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…
When the Blackberry Festival Street Party returns to Marine Avenue this summer, Powell River Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Powell River will serve as co-hosts of the annual event.

BC Ferries is resuming in-person community meetings in June after safety concerns shut them down in September.

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

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