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Photo feature of the day, current and upcoming temperature details, today in history and local gas prices

Happy Wednesday!

Janet Hansen submitted today’s featured image, which she took this past weekend while walking the streets of Wildwood and coming across this blooming rhododendron.

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Today’s weather:
Sun, cloud and a chance of rain is expected on Wednesday, May 22, as is a high of 18 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to five degrees in the evening, according to the Weatherhood station above the Peak office (4493F Marine Avenue, Powell River). The chance of rain is forecast to be two per cent. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

On this day:
In 1972, with a ratified constitution, Ceylon became the Republic of Sri Lanka.

In 1992, after a run of nearly 30 years on late-night television, legendary comedian Johnny Carson hosted the Tonight Show for the final time.

In 2003, golfer Annika Sörenstam became the first woman to play the PGA Tour in 58 years.

In case you missed it…
qathet School District’s board chair is confident that greater outcomes for all students are well underway.

A qathet region fitness coach and host of the No-B.S. Vegan podcast shares four things to keep in mind while moving toward plant-based eating.

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

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