Rise and shine, Osoyoos — It’s Friday, February 26

Good morning, Osoyoos, it’s Friday, February 26. Here’s what you need to know as your day gets going.

  • Osoyoos weather: Mainly sunny this morning. We’re starting a 0 but headed for a high of 9 this afternoon. Turning cloudy this evening with a good chance of a little rain.
  • Want to speak at the next school closing consultation the school district has scheduled for March 8? You’re going to have to do a little work for it.
  • The Osoyoos Coyotes are back on the ice again this evening, hoping to extend their first-round series lead against the North Okanagan Knights to 3-0. The Coyotes play in Armstrong at 7:30 p.m. If you’re following along, last night 100 Mile House scored a 9-4 win over Revelstoke to take a 2-0 series lead and Summerland evened its first-round series with Kelowna with a 2-1 win.
  • Planning on doing some travel along Hwy. 1 East over the weekend? You’ll want to check out this weather advisory about road dust.
  • Mounties are investigating after a shooting in West Kelowna sent at least one bullet flying into a home with a young family inside Wednesday night.
  • Dealing with Vancouver’s critical housing market: Nanaimo — yup, the one on the island — says it’s a great place to begin your morning commute.
  • According to one BC Scientist, we’ve killed off large predators in staggering numbers; now animals down the food chain are becoming a problem for us.
  • Donald Trump says Canada is “not our biggest problem,” and wouldn’t propose a wall between for us like the one he wants for Mexico.
  • UK citizens will soon go to the polls to determine if that country should remain in the European Union. The vote is nicknamed Brexit. Here’s the primer.
  • Can you believe it has been 27 years since the Calgary Olympics? Some are saying the movie Eddie the Eagle should have waited another 27 years as well.
  • See you Monday, Osoyoos. Have a great weekend.

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