Rise and shine, Osoyoos — it’s Friday, May 6

ODN_rise_and_shine_page_headerGood morning, Osoyoos. It’s Friday, May 6. Here’s what you need to know as your day gets started.

Osoyoos weather: Partly cloudy skies overnight giving way to warm sunshine for our Friday. A high of 28 this afternoon. Sunset tonight at 8:20; sunrise Saturday at 5:27.

  • Town Council isn’t happy with the provincial Minister of Education and the advice he has dispensed in the wake of the Osoyoos Secondary School closing decision.
  • Destination Osoyoos shared its vision for tourism and economic development earlier this week. The sense is Osoyoos could be more than just a one industry town.
  • Got your tickets yet for Sleeping Indoors? The production opened last night at Osoyoos Secondary Theatre and runs tonight and tomorrow night. Tickets are $18 if you buy them at Your Dollar Store With More or $20 at the door.
  • Some BC firefighters will be headed to Alberta to help fight wildfire in that province. But the fire they’re fighting is one that started in BC.
  • Apparently, when Justin Trudeau goes to Washington on state business, he takes along his mom.
  • Canadians can again ask their government for information and not have to pay for it.
  • And you thought it only happened in the movies: a New York City thug washes ashore wearing cement shoes.
  • A Colombian fisherman survives two months at sea after his skiff’s engine failed and he floated southeast of Hawaii.
  • Superstore might soon be the place to go to get super-high.
  • And, finally, a reminder that Sunday is Mother’s Day. Don’t forget to call: you know you’re mom’s worth it.
  • Have a great weekend. See you Monday.

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