Good morning Okanagan! It’s time to get your day started!
Fun Fact: Over 20 per cent of mammals on Earth are different types of bats. Of the approximiately 5,000 species of mammals, it’s estimated 1000-1400 are different varieties of bats.
On this day
In 1923, the Hollywoodland sign is put up in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles.
In 2013, the #BlackLivesMatter movement is created in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin.
In 2013, Canadian actor Cory Monteith dies at age 31.
In 2017, ‘Dunkirk’ premieres.
Today is National French Fry Day, National Beans N’ Franks Day, and National Barbershop Music Appreciation Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
More open burning restrictions coming into effect for Okanagan-Shuswap. Learn more here.
RCMP Serious Crimes Unit continues to investigate Kelowna crane collapse. Learn more here.
Crime protest planned at Penticton city hall. Learn more here.
No fan should ever go this hard for a foul ball.
PUT A GLOVE ON THAT FACE! pic.twitter.com/kn47gARwVi
— Dallas Braden (@DALLASBRADEN209) July 9, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Harrison Ford (80), actor Ken Jeong (53), actor Patrick Stewart (82), and actor Cheech Marin (76).
Have a great day everyone!