Taking ‘living under a rock’ to a whole new level – Vernon Morning Star


Happy Tuesday and Happy March! Let’s start your month.

Fun fact: In Setenil de Las Bodegas, Spain, the citizens literally live under a rock.

The city has 3,000 inhabitants and the majority of the houses are built into the rock. Take “living under a rock” to a whole new level!

On this day

In 1780, Pennsylvania became the first American state to abolish slavery.

In 1872, Yellowstone was named the world’s first national park.

In 1909, the University of Minnesota established the first nursing school.

In 1969, New York Yankee Mickey Mantle announced his retirement.

In 1973, the group Pink Floyd released their album “Dark Side of the Moon”.

In 1977, Bank of America created the name VISA for credit cards.

In 1993, a new Disney-owned NHL expansion team in Anaheim was named the Mighty Ducks after the 1992 film.

In 1993, Vancouver Canucks Pavel Bure scored twice to become the first Canuck to score 50 goals in a season.

In 2020, the first known case of COVID-19 in New York is identified.


According to National Today, today is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, National Pancake Day, National Pig Day, World Therapy Day, National Fair Play Day, National Wedding Planning Day, Self Harm Awareness Day, Share Smile Day, World Civil Defense Day, Baby Sleep Day and World Compliment Day.

It is also the start of a new month. March is National Frozen Food Month, National Athletic Training Month, National Color Therapy Month, National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, National Celery, National Caffeine Awareness Month, National Multiple Sclerosis Month, National Credit Education Month, and many more. .

Environment Canada weather forecasts

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In case you missed it

A 24-year-old woman working as a security guard for UBCO, who was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition following an assault, has died, read more here.

Vernon City Council’s motion to fly the Ukrainian flag in front of City Hall for three weeks was unanimously supported, learn more here.

John G. Woods and his wife Marcia were at the east end of a trail in Salmon Arm, where they saw a fractured ice ridge near the shore of Shuswap Lake, read more here.


The game is too easy for Phoenix Suns player Devin Booker. Too bad it’s after the buzzer.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with pop singer Justin Bieber (28), pop singer Kesha (35), actor Jensen Ackles (44), director Ron Howard (68) , actor Javier Bardem (53) and actress Lupita Nyong’o (39),

Make your Tuesday unforgettable!

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