We’re waking up to our first real wintery day of the new year in Halifax! We’re no longer under any weather warnings and this snow is supposed to move along with a chance of flurries later this afternoon. Expect covered or partially snow-covered roads as you head out and just take your time out there. All closures/cancellations can be found on the Mix 96-5 Storm Watch – powered by your local Napa Auto Pro dealer!
Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has died. The 46-year old was found dead in her London hotel room yesterday; She was reportedly in London for a recording session. According to The Irish Times, the cause of death is “unexplained” at this point. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and The Cranberries had to cancel some 2017 tour dates due to a back problem she suffered from. O’Riordan, is survived by her ex-husband, former Duran Duran tour manager Don Burton, and their three children.
Eagles are back in Sheffield Mills (about 100 kilometres northwest of Halifax); photographers and bird-watchers from all-over come to see the dozen or more eagles return each year for the festival – the largest eagle population in eastern North America. Feedings happen every day from now until late March at the corner of Bains and Middle Dyke roads.
Millie Bobby Brown recently took to Twitter to reflect on what a powerful experience it was for her to shave her head to play Eleven in Stranger Things – calling it the most empowering moment in her life. The 13-year old captioned a clip of her having her head buzzed, and added “the last strand of hair cut off was the moment my whole face was on show and I couldn’t hide behind my hair like I used to.” and, “As I looked in the mirror I realized I had one job to do. Inspire.”
A recent CBS Sunday Morning interview with Sharon Stone is going viral for her response to a question about her experience with sexual harassment in Hollywood:
— Hannah Jane Parkinson (@ladyhaja) January 15, 2018
Stone’s lengthy laugh had fans applauding her for being so blunt. “Cannot stop watching @sharonstone’s response to being asked whether she’s ever faced sexual harassment,” one fan tweeted.
And that’s your Fast Five!