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Morning Start: Hippopotamus Milk

Your morning start for Wednesday, August 17

Good morning everyone! Let’s get your Wednesday started!

Fun Fact: Hippopotamus milk is pink.

On this day

In 1969, Woodstock concludes with Jimi Hendrix as the final act.

In 1998, President Bill Clinton admits he had an improper relationship with an intern; the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

National holidays

Today is National Nonprofit Day, National Thrift Shop Day, Baby Boomers Recognition day, and National Black Cat Appreciation Day,

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

Heat warning in effect for Central and South Okanagan. Learn more here.

Kelowna man slashed with box cutter, RCMP looking for second suspect. Learn more here.

Slackwater Brewing raises $15K for Apex Fire Brigade. Learn more here.


This kid needs to learn some awareness and ball control.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Robert De Niro (79), singer Phoebe Bridgers (28), actor Sean Penn (62), actor Austin Bulter (31), and rapper The Kid Laroi (19).

Have a great day everyone!


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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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