Morning start: Kangaroos can’t move backwards

Your morning start for Monday, Jan 31

Good morning and happy Monday! How is it the last day of January already? Hope you had a great weekend, let’s get your week started right!

Fun Fact: Kangaroos can not walk backward.

Kangaroos hopping motion is called Saltation. They hop off their feet and use their tail to balance. That combined with muscular legs make it easy for them to move forward effectively but those appendages stop them from going in reverse.

On this Day:

In 1999, Family Guy premiered on Fox.

National Holidays

According to National Today, January 28th is National Hot Chocolate Day, National Scotch Tape Day, National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day and National Backwards Day (tough day for Kangaroos).

Weather Forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna


In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

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In Vernon


In case you missed it

A dip into the Okanagan Lake raised more than $2,000 for mental health. To learn more, click here

June is a few months away but the Vernon School District is already making plans to celebrate. To learn more, click here

Team Canada is sending 215 athletes to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Games. To learn more, click here


Taking Tic Tac Toe to another level


And we have a winner folks… @nickylo5 #foryou #fyp #foryoupage #trending #viral #tennis #baseball #tictactoe #challenge #comedy #sports

♬ original sound – LyricalVybe

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with: musican/actor Justin Timberlake (41), TikTok star Josh Richards (20), actress Kerry Washington (45), actress Portia de Rossi (49), former MLB player Jackie Robinson (deceased).

That’s all for today. Everyone, have a great day and start to your week!


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