Good morning and happy Friday! Let’s get your day started before we send you into the weekend!
fun fact: If you own a guinea pig in Switzerland, you must own two or more of them. They are social animals, so it is considered animal cruelty when they are lonely.
On that day
In 1908, Henry Ford completed the first Model T car.
In 1991 the band Metallica released their self-titled album Metallica with their hit song “Enter Sandman”.
In 1992, Canada, the United States and Mexico concluded negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
In 2007, television game show host and creator Merv Griffin died at the age of 82.
Today is National Vinyl Day, National Middle Child Day, National Juliette Fries Day, National Sticky Butter Cake Day, Online Grocery Shopping Day, Milkman Day, International Youth Day and World Elephant Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
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In case you missed it
The City of Kelowna’s idle bylaw is now in effect. Learn more here.
Kids Theater Camp returns to Keremeos Grist Mill. Learn more here.
Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne arrives at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery. Learn more here.
The Kelowna Capital News team has taken on the latest TikTok challenge.
@kelowacapnews Some of our team… we know we weren’t all cool scumbags #teenagedirtbag #Journalist #Reporter #kelowna ♬ Teenage scumbag. weetus—jj
If it’s your birthday today, share a birthday with Actress Cara Delevingne, 30 Canadian women’s hockey legend Hayley Wickenheiser, 44 Actor Lakeith Stanfield, 31 Boxer Tyson Fury, 34 Actor Casey Affleck (47), the rapper Sir Mix-a-lot (59) and actress Yvette Nicole Brown (51).
Don’t count the days, let the days count! Have a nice Weekend!