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Morning Start: Mount Everest’s height

Your morning start for Monday, Nov. 28
Mount Everest (Pixabay)

Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your week started!

Fun Fact: When Mount Everest was first measured, they found it to be exactly 29,000 feet, but because it’s a round number, it sounds made up so it was declared to be 29,002 feet.

On this day

In 1895, the first vehicle race takes place in Chicago.

In 1939, Canadian James Naismith, the inventor of basketball and the football helmet, dies at 78.

In 1975, Bobby Orr plays his final game for the Boston Bruins.

In 1994, convicted killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by a fellow inmate.

In 2010, Canadian actor Leslie Nielsen dies at 84.

National holidays

Today is Cyber Monday, National Brand Day, and National French Toast Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

salmon arm

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In case you missed it

CONTEST: Get creative for Kelowna Rockets game to win Vancouver Canucks tickets. Learn more here.

Okanagan Young Writers Awards almost closed for 2022. Learn more here.

Kelowna woman reunited with dog and car. Learn more here.


Imagine going to see Diplo and it’s 4 a.m. so he plays this…


afters are a wild place

♬ original sound - Diplo

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor and television show host Jon Stewart (60), singer Randy Newman (79), NHL goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (38), Canadian rapper Trey Songz (38), Canadian keyboardist Paul Shaffer (73), actor Colman Domingo (52), and reality star Anna Nicole Smith (would’ve been 55).

Have a great Monday everyone!


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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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