Monday morning’s super moon. “Supermoons” aren’t as rare as solar or lunar eclipses but Sunday’s was the only time it has occurred this year. The phenomenon happens when the moon reaches its closest point to the Earth, also known as a “perigee moon” (as opposed to at “apogee” when it’s farthest away). The Moon appears about 7% larger and 15% brighter than usual, most noticeable at “moonrise” and “moonset”.

Growth for the tourism sector. A new Destination Development Program that will help drive long-term growth for the tourism sector in the Thompson Valley is being launched by Destination BC in partnership with Aboriginal Tourism BC, Northern BC Tourism, The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture…

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