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.
Today is Cyber Monday, National Brand Day, and National French Toast Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
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
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!