Morning Start: Green Eyes

Your morning start for Thursday, March 10

It’s Thursday! We’re getting closer to the end of the work week!

Fun Fact: Only 2 per cent of the global population has green eyes.

On this day

In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell makes the first phone call.

In 1933, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Long Beach, California. 70 buildings destroyed, 120 people killed.

In 1964, Simon and Garfunkle record the song ‘The Sound of Silence’.

In 1997, television show ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ premieres.

National holidays

According to National Today, today is World Kidney Day, National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Popcorn Lover’s Day, Paper Money Day, National Ranch Day, National Pack Your Lunch Day, National Blueberry Popover Day, National Landline Telephone Day, International Day of Awesomeness, International Bagpipe Day, Mario Day, and Nametag Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna


In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm

In Vernon


In case you missed it

Man arrested under Mental Health Act after weapons incident at Kelowna home. Learn more here.

Vernon van fire quickly extinguished. Learn more here.

Alleged Keremeos attacker deemed mentally unfit. Learn more here.


Jackie Moon (aka Will Ferrell) warms up with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night.

*Bonus* – the biggest debate on the internet for the last week has been, do you think there are more doors or more wheels in the world? Let us know what you think!

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with country singer Carrie Underwood (39), rapper Bad Bunny (28), actress Olivia Wilde (38), actor Chuck Norris (82), actor Jon Hamm (51), actress Emily Osment (30), actress Paget Brewster (53), music producer Timbaland (50), NFL quarterback Justin Herbert (24), actress Sharon Stone (64), music producer Rick Rubin (59), and actor Thomas Middleditch (40).

Have the best Thursday! It’s a great day to have a great day!


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