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  1. Stork Report: New arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... for Maisy Shumay of Armstrong, B.C.; Jerdis Hansen of Killam. April 30: Born to Bob and Rochelle Garratt of Lumby, a boy, 7 lbs. 4 oz., named Dallas Burton . A brother for Harley, 1. A grandson for Bill and Lori Garratt of Williams Lake, B.C.; Len ...

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  2. Signal aids ATV rescue operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Vernon Morning Star

    Two all-terrain vehicle operators were spot-on in their ability to help a pair of injured ATV enthusiasts Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 4:15 p.m. Sunday, a SPOT emergency centre in the U.S. reported a distress signal in the mountains between Sugar Lake and Mabel Lake near Lumby.

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  3. B.C.'s forest fire season arrives earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    As a wildfire near Prince George continues to grow and three fire departments successfully extinguish a stubborn brush fire near Lumby on Monday, it's not difficult to proclaim that the forest fire season has come early this year. That's why it makes sense for the Kamloops Fire Centre to declare an open fire prohibition beginning Friday, the unofficial start to the summer season and the Victoria Day long weekend.

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  4. Stork Report: New arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a boy, 6 lbs. 8 oz., named Kaeden Lennox . A brother for Kingston, 16 months. A grandson for Clint and Sharen Foisy of Lumby, B.C.; Bob and Carol Clarke of Lake Country, B.C. March 24: Born to Chelsea Ricketts and Daniel Weier of Nowra, N.S.W., ...

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  5. Forest fire season arrives earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    As a wildfire near Prince George continues to grow and three fire departments successfully extinguish a stubborn brush fire near Lumby on Monday, it's not difficult to proclaim that the forest fire season has come early this year. That's why it makes sense for the Kamloops Fire Centre to declare an open fire prohibition beginning Friday, the unofficial start to the summer season and the Victoria Day long weekend.

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  6. Driver walks away from multiple crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Vernon Morning Star

    Police responded to multiple calls concerning a traffic accident at the red light in Lumby at noon on May 4. "An 83-year-old man, driving his Ford pick-up, had apparently lost control, struck a power pole and then a flat deck truck," said Proce. "The driver then attempted to drive forward and struck a concrete retaining wall in front of the Super 'A' parking lot."

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  7. Off-road activity hampers water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... portion of its water supply, but the sudden flow of water could negatively impact areas downstream, including Lumby. Beyond physical damage to the dams themselves, GVW's ability to provide water on a day-to-day basis is also threatened through ...

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  8. Open burning ban in effect FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... the U.S. border to the south, and from the Bridge River Glacier west of Gold Bridge to the Monashee Mountains east of Lumby. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting ...

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  9. Burning bans come earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Castanet.net

    ... the U.S. border to the south, and from the Bridge River Glacier west of Gold Bridge to the Monashee Mountains east of Lumby.

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  10. North Okanagan firefighters win battle with brush blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Vernon Morning Star

    The Lumby department was called to a report of brush fire in the 700 block of Creighton Valley Road at around 2 p.m. "The fire started when a tree fell on a Hydro line," said Lumby fire chief Tony Clayton. "The wind was blowing and the fire spread into a nearby wood slab pile, and then it started some more spot fires about 100-to-200-feet up the mountain."

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  11. Brush fire sparks in LumbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Castanet.net

    Wind and dry conditions caused issues for firefighters who were trying to battle a blaze in rural Lumby, Monday afternoon. A down power line, in the 700 block of Creighton Valley Road, ignited the brush fire that quickly spread to a slab pile.

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  12. Mothers Day weekend springs to lifeRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Daily News

    ... Capital Centre, the Tournament City Derby Dolls are set to skate into action against the Redneck Daisies from Lumby tonight with the first whistle at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available for the game, said Cristina (Acid Doll) Ostapovich, a team ...

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  13. Open fire prohibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... the U.S. border in the south, and from the Bridge River Glacier west of Gold Bridge to the Monashee Mountains east of Lumby. Anyone found in contravention of an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for $345 or, if convicted in court, may be ...

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  14. Stork Report: New arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and Justin Catt of Calgary, Alta., a girl, 7 lbs. 7 oz, named Olivia Grace . A granddaughter for Susie and Jim Catt of Lumby, B.C.; Herb and Elke Draht of Coldstream, B.C. A great-granddaughter for Gertrude Draht of Vernon, B.C. April 5: Born to ...

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  15. Farming in focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... for community feedback. The open houses are planned for May 1, 4-7 p.m. at the White Valley Community Centre in Lumby; and May 2, 9 a.m. to noon at the IPE Horticulture Building in Armstrong. "This is a unique opportunity for North Okanagan ...

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  16. $106,000 in carbon grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Vernon gets $88,481, Coldstream receives $10,463 and Lumby $7,264 for a total of just over $106,000. "The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program grants return 100 per cent of the carbon tax that Charter signatories pay, providing a real incentive for communities to reduce emissions," Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster said.

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  17. Health centre gets grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Castanet.net

    The Lumby & District Health Services Society has received a B.C. Gaming Branch grant for 10,000 dollars from Eric Foster, MLA Vernon-Monashee. "The funds are very important to the community as they provide increased health and educational support for families and caregivers and provide health care accessibility to our more rural population," said Elinor Turrill Director of Lumby & District Health Services Society.

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  18. Okanagan communities receive over $500,000 in climate action grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... ashee MLA Eric Foster. "I'm proud of the progress we're making toward greater sustainability in Vernon, Coldstream and Lumby."

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  19. Lumby road breaking awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    Portions of Trinity Valley Road, near the Lumby landfill, are sinking. The Ministry of Transportation says the situation will be addressed this spring.

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  20. Stork Report: New arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Baylee Luba Fuhr-Jacobson . A sister for Kiyler, 17 months. A granddaughter for Darcy Gerlinsky and Deanna Wells of Lumby; Tracy Fuhr and Tim Frost, Brian Jacobson, all of Vernon. A niece for Autumn Marchand of Vernon. A great-granddaughter for ...

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