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Morning Start: The colour purple

Your morning start for Wednesday, June 28

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

Fun Fact: Unlike most colours, purple doesn’t correspond to any wavelength of light, making it non-spectral.

On this day

In 1981, Canadian legend Terry Fox dies of cancer at age 22.

In 2013, Canadian sportscasters Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole host their final episode of Sportscentre before leaving for the United States.

In 2017, ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’ premieres in theatres.

National holidays

Today is National Insurance Awareness Day, National Alaska Day, National Logistics Day, and National Tapioca Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

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In Vernon


In case you missed it

$3M in funding to help improve water infrastructure in Kelowna

Stolen vehicle involved in multiple Penticton hit-and-runs

Person found with severe burns in Vernon dies


This first baseman decided to throw the ball to an invisible fielder.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actress Kathy Bates (75), entrepreneur Elon Musk (52), director Mel Brooks (96), actor John Cusack (57), and football Hall of Famer John Elway (63).

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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