Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your Wednesday started!
Fun Fact: Watermelons are 91 per cent water.
On this day
In 2000, after accepting the New York Jets head coaching job, Bill Belichick resigns and signs with the New England Patriots.
In 2001, Michael Jordan becomes the fourth player in NBA history to reach 30,000 points.
In 2022, Canadian Government announces $31.5 billion settlement to compensate for the Indigenous child welfare system.
Today is Free Flower Basket Day, National Spaghetti Day, National Trivia Day, Pop Music Chart Day, and Weigh-in Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Keep pets close: Numerous cougar sightings in Lake Country. Learn more here.
Housing prices on the rise around Thompson-Okanagan. Learn more here.
Missing man last seen in Enderby area on New Year’s Day. Learn more here.
This Buffalo Bills fan who travelled to Cincinnati for Monday night’s football game, stopped by the local hospital before making his way home to pray for Bills player Damar Hamlin, who collapsed on the field in the first quarter.
This is Andrew. A Bills fan from Western New York. He came to Cincinnati to attend last night’s game. He’s about to get on the road to drive back home.— Coley Harvey (@ColeyHarvey) January 3, 2023
Said he had to come, kneel and pray. He told me he’s currently feeling “lost and shocked” as he awaits news on Damar Hamlin. pic.twitter.com/EHgyjSIqSt
Go Canada Go today in the semi-finals at the World Juniors.
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with NFL player Derrick Henry (29), MLB player Kris Bryant (31), and physicist Isaac Newton (would have been 380).
Have a great day everyone!