Morning Start: Pineapples

Your morning start for Wednesday, May 24

Good morning everyone! Hope you’re recharged after the long weekend! Let’s get your week started!

Fun Fact: Pineapples are a group of berries fused together into a cohesive structure.

On this day

In 1881, an overloaded ferry near London, Ontario sinks and 180 people die.

In 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opens.

In 1930, pilot Amy Johnson becomes the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia.

In 1935, an MLB game is played at night for the time.

In 1974, ‘The Dean Martin Show’ series finale airs.

In 1989, ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ premieres.

In 1990, the Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup for the fifth time in seven years, beating the Boston Bruins.

In 2001, 15-year-old Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to climb Mount Everest.

In 2018, one of the largest drug busts in U.S. history happens as Nebraska police seize 120 pounds of fentanyl, enough to kill 26 million people.

National holidays

Today is Endless Breakfast Day, National Asparagus Day, National Brother’s Day, National Caterers Appreciation Day, National Escargot Day, and National Scavenger Hunt 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

A round of a-paws at the annual Kelowna Kennel Club Dog Show

Photos: A party to remember with the Penticton Vees Fred Page Cup champions

Endurance race rolling through Coldstream


Do your pets/animals have drama going on amongst them?

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor John C. Reilly (58), folk singer Bob Dylan (82), rapper G-Eazy (34), actor Alfred Molina (70), MLB pitcher Bartolo Colon (50), actor Tommy Chong (85), and actor Will Sasso (48).

Have a great day everyone!


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