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Morning Start: Australian Funnel-Web Spider

Your morning start for Wednesday, Dec. 7
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Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your Wednesday started!

Fun Fact: The Australian funnel-web spider is regarded as one of the most deadliest spiders in the world, yet there hasn’t been a confirmed kill from one in more than 40 years since the antivenom was created.

On this day

In 1911, the National Hockey Association begins with teams from Vancouver, Victoria, and New Westminster.

In 1941, the Pearl Harbour attack happens.

In 2020, Coca-Cola is named the number one plastic polluter in the world.

National holidays

Today is National Cotton Candy Day, and National Letter Writing Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

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In Vernon


In case you missed it

November real estate sales similar to pre-pandemic in Okanagan. Learn more here.

Vernon RCMP release updated photo of missing man. Learn more here.

Pedestrian killed on Highway 97 in Oliver. Learn more here.


It’s that time of year!

@yoilseari please send tips so this won’t happen again #cat #catsoftiktok #christmas #cats #fyp #foryoupage ♬ original sound - Ilse ◡̈

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with singer Sara Bareillies (43), NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird (66), and singer Aaron Carter (would’ve been 35).

Have a great Wednesday!


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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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