Morning Start: The Four Corners

Your morning start for Friday, February 18th

Happy Friday! Get through today and enjoy the Family Day long weekend!

Fun Fact: You can stand in four states all at the same time! The location is called ‘The Four Corners” and it’s where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet.

On this day

In 1927, Canada and the U.S. opened diplomatic relations.

In 1930, Pluto is discovered by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh.

In 1965, 27 copper miners die in an avalanche at Granduc Mine in Stewart, B.C.

In 1968, guitarist David Gilmour joins Pink Floyd.

In 1972, California Supreme Court abolishes the death penalty.

In 1980, Pierre Trudeau and the Liberals won a majority government.

In 1986, the first anti-smoking ad aired on television.

National Holidays

According to National Today, today is National Drink Wine Day, National Battery Day, National Caregivers Day, National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day, Thumb Appreciation Day, and Pluto Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna

The Four Corners (Photo - Colorado.com)

The Four Corners (Photo - Colorado.com)

In Penticton

Penticton

In Revelstoke

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In Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm

In Vernon

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In case you missed it

Hundreds line up for Costco’s grand opening in Kelowna. Learn more here.

Child care program launching at Vernon elementary school. Learn more here.

70-year-old arrested by multiple officers for domestic violence in Keremeos. Learn more here.

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Baseball maybe in a lock out right but this kid is in mid-season form.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with rapper Dr. Dre (57), actor Ike Barinholtz (45), actor John Travolta (68), actress Molly Ringwald (54), actor Matt Dillon (58), game show host Vanna White (65), and singer Yoko Ono (89).

Have an amazing Friday! Get out and do something fun with your family this weekend.

Note: Morning Start will be back on Tuesday.


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