Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your Thursday started before heading into the long weekend.
Fun Fact: Lions can’t roar until 1-2 years old.
On this day
In 1934, the first penalty shot in NHL history is awarded.
In 1951, the first long distance phone call without an operator’s assistance takes place.
In 1969, Sesame Street premieres on PBS.
In 1990, ‘Home Alone’ premieres in Chicago.
In 2012, the final US election ballot results are declared after Barack Obama wins Florida to become President for a second term.
In 2020, the Collins English Dictionary announces the word of the year is ‘lockdown’.
Today is Area Code Day, National Vanilla Cupcake Day, International Accounting Day, World Quality Day, World Usability Day, and World Science Day for Peace and Development.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Highway 8 reopens after being closed for 361 days due to flooding. Learn more here.
Drug crisis gets worse as Penticton heads for another record year for fatal overdoses. Learn more here.
Explosive footage from Kamloops prompts safety warnings over lithium batteries. Learn more here.
A Philadelphia man ate 40 rotisserie chickens in 40 days…
— River (@Punk_Aizawa) November 6, 2022
40 days, 40 chickens. Why?
"It just seemed right. And I think the people of Philadelphia and maybe even the world would agree."
Is chicken your favorite food?
"Nah, I hate chicken." pic.twitter.com/bbbUTkamRw
— Rob Tornoe (@RobTornoe) November 7, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actress Ellen Pompeo (53), actor Josh Peck (36), actor Taron Edgerton (33), actress Brittany Murphy (would’ve been 45), actress Zoey Deutch (28), country singer Miranda Lambert (39), DJ Diplo (44), and actor Tracy Morgan (54).
Have a great and safe long weekend everyone!