Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your day started!
Fun Fact: Pineapples used to be expensive! In the 1700s and 1800s, pineapples were looked at as rare and exotic and cost up to $8,000. People would rent them out to be the centrepiece at their party.
On this day
In 1994, ‘Forrest Gump’ is released in theatres.
In 2016, ‘Pokemon Go’, a real-world mobile game is released.
In 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs extend quarterback Patrick Mahomes to the largest contract in North American sports history - 12 years, $503 million.
In 2021, Mary Simon is named Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General.
Today is National Fried Chicken Day, National Air Traffic Control Day, International Kissing Day, Capital City Day, and Umbrella Cover Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Memorial ride planned for young motorcyclist killed in Kelowna crash. Learn more here.
Flood waters ease up in Spallumcheen. Learn more here.
Okanagan summer heat is a week away. Learn more here.
How cool is this trick shot at Wimbledon?
THIS WAS COLD-BLOODED 🥶 pic.twitter.com/2e1eu0GVwQ— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 2, 2022
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor and comedian Kevin Hart (43), rapper 50 Cent (47), actor Sylvester Stallone (76), NBA star Zion Williamson (22), MLB star Manny Machado (29), and Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalhi Lama (86).
Keep on working towards your goals! Have a great day everyone!