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  1. Wildlife limits under fire at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA, says he has received some complaints about the allocations and he has talked to the Lumby and Vernon fish and game clubs. "They have legitimate concerns but a whole lot goes into this (establishing allocations) such ...

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  2. Heavy-duty boost for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Castanet.net

    ... with a variety of equipment." Salt's automotive career began in the late 1940s when he purchased a taxi business in Lumby. He then worked as a salesman for Capital Motors before founding Coldstream Auto Wreckers in 1957, specializing in the salvage ...

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  3. Okanagan College trades complex campaign given heavy-duty boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... with a variety of equipment." Salt's automotive career began in the late 1940s when he purchased a taxi business in Lumby. He then worked as a salesman for Capital Motors before founding Coldstream Auto Wreckers in 1957, specializing in the salvage ...

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  4. Salt family donation a heavy-duty boost for Okanagan College trades complex campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Castanet.net

    ... with a variety of equipment." Salt's automotive career began in the late 1940s when he purchased a taxi business in Lumby. He then worked as a salesman for Capital Motors before founding Coldstream Auto Wreckers in 1957, specializing in the salvage ...

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  5. Beware Of Japanese Balloon BombsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | National Public Radio

    Just a few months ago a couple of forestry workers in Lumby, British Columbia - about 250 miles north of the U.S. border - happened upon a 70 year old Japanese balloon bomb . The dastardly contraption was one of thousands of balloon bombs launched toward North America in the 1940s as part of a secret plot by Japanese saboteurs.

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  6. EDITORIAL: Local economy requires focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... consider the growing importance of the movie industry, particularly given the recent filming of Go With Me in Enderby, Lumby and Vernon. Easy access to Okanagan College and the University of B.C. means we can have a skilled workforce, while Kelowna ...

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  7. Parks tax may climb 9.8 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... capital projects. If the 9.8 per cent tax increase proceeds, it could amount to an additional $33 per house in Lumby (figures for Cherryville and rural Lumby have not been determined). "We will continue to evaluate that but at some point, we have to ...

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  8. Property assessments increase in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Spallumcheen. The average assessment decreased from $245,000 to $237,000 in Enderby and from $255,000 to $250,000 in Lumby. Overall, the North Okanagan's assessment roll, including Salmon Arm and Sicamous, increased from $26,221,360,408 last year to ...

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  9. Subhumans lead singer Brian Goble was a pioneer of Vancouver punkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... attended a John Denver concert, afterward declaring he and his pals needed to get back to the land. They wound up in Lumby in the B.C. Interior, squatting in an abandoned farmhouse without electricity. After several months, they called quits on the ...

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  10. Snow clearing to take 36-hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Castanet.net

    ... running today, but the following routes are taking essential trips only: Route 90 (UBCO Connector) 60 (Enderby) and 61(Lumby); handyDART.

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  11. Village of Lumby prepares for busy yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Vernon Morning Star

    Like superheroes fighting to preserve the taxpayer's dime while carrying the weight of all the inner workings of the village, Lumby's staff and politicians are the defenders of their community. Mayor Kevin Acton, who occasionally likens himself to Superman, quite literally has a cape in his office.

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  12. Most assessments upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Castanet.net

    ... and industrial properties could see increases of 5%. Typical examples show only two areas with decreases - Enderby and Lumby.

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  13. Assessed property values on the rise from Vernon to PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | GlobalNews

    ... area, Penticton and Vernon values are more or less stable," says Sowinski. " So if you look at a typical house in Lumby for example that was valued at about $225,000 this year you would see a value of $223,000 or $222,000 now so values are very ...

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  14. MLA welcomes challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... the past five-and-a-half years in office, that's probably the biggest one." "Housing here is too expensive," said the Lumby resident of 31 years who doesn't believe in living beyond your means. Although the free market is not one he will ever ...

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  15. Students take aimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Student Kade McBride shows good form on the range during an archery session at Charles Bloom secondary school in Lumby. With instructors Len and Yvonne Leduc supplying the expertise, 20 Charles Bloom secondary school students recently completed archery lessons at the White Valley Community Centre in Lumby.

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  16. EDITORIAL: Rural roads require actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... it wants to see tackled over the next 10 years. The projects include the resurfacing of the Baxter bridge in rural Lumby and a traffic light at Highway 97B and Springbend Road in rural Enderby. For Vernon residents who head out to Mabel Lake ...

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  17. Foerster guilty in assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Castanet.net

    ... hearing loss in one ear and was suffering from confusion, dizziness and emotional trauma. "I didn't trust anyone in Lumby or Cherryville," she said. "I was forced to move on knowing he was on the streets. I'll never feel the same about my family ...

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  18. Mild weather draws thousands to Table MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... future, to get their certification for training, and teaching other athletes how to become world-class and Olympians," Lumby explained. "We might be a little bit limited with the vertical terrain here, but we've got some really good pitch - we've ...

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  19. Regional district is for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    It wasn't a surprise that rural Lumby director Rick Fairbairn was elected chairperson of the Regional District of North Okanagan. After all, he has been on the board since 2002, has been vice-chairperson and has been acting chairperson after the death of Patrick Nicol in January.

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  20. Lumby victims identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Castanet.net

    The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two persons who died following a motor vehicle incident near Lumby on Dec. 6. They were Diedre Naomi-Ann Hughes, aged 57, of Vernon, and her daughter, Emma Maria Danielle Froh, aged 22, of Lumby. Froh was the driver of, and Ms.

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