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  1. Region asked about water fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... could evolve into something similar to the Okanagan Basin Water Board, which focuses on a variety of water issues. "Lumby is already spending a lot of money on its liquid waste management plan and doing work on our creeks," said director Kevin ...

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  2. Mulgrave Titans take silver at senior girls 'A' provincialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | North Shore News

    Daniela Martin of the Mulgrave senior girls basketball team goes on the attack at the provincial A championships held recently in Lumby. The top-seeded Titans claimed silver.

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  3. Wind rips through regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Vernon Morning Star

    At around 7 p.m., Lumby RCMP officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of Lumby Mabel Lake Road for a Hydro hazard caused by the wind. While B.C. Hydro and the Lumby volunteer fire department were on-scene, a tree fell down causing risk to other mobile homes.

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  4. Radioman hangs up micRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Castanet.net

    ... the shuttle challenger disaster and Sept. 11, 2001," said Morrison. Born at Vernon Jubilee Hospital and raised in Lumby, where his parents owned a service station, Morrison has had a lifelong love of cars, in particular his 1969 Pontiac Beaumont, ...

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  5. at Ranom: Climb every mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Silver Star's summit shouldn't really count as one of them. I have only been atop one of the humps of Camel Hump near Lumby. I have looked to Bluenose above Lavington, but never climbed to her snowy top. My last trip to Monashee Provincial Park was ...

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  6. RCMP officers investigate theft of vehicle batteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... responded to a call reporting an adult male was being beat up by five youth wearing hoodies in the downtown area of Lumby. "They ran off when the police car arrived in the area," said Proce. "The victim was not able to provide many details or their ...

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  7. Regional district financial plan shrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... that the board's goal has been to control spending. Among the functions that will cost more are the BX-Swan Lake, Lumby and Silver Star fire departments. Taxes for each will climb 2.5 per cent. The Lumby community services function, which is ...

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  8. Young men raise the bar with FUNdraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Vernon Morning Star

    They are a small group of about 30 young men in their 20s from across Western Canada, including two from Lumby, who pride themselves on being part of "the most unique fundraiser group out there." "Instead of your typical middle-aged, well-off donors, we are all young, struggling-to-make-it-in-the-world individuals," said Jake Stuchberry, a 2008 graduate of Charles Bloom Secondary, now living in Vernon, who is one of the main organizers of this group.

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  9. 70 years ago, a balloon bomb landed in EverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | HeraldNet

    ... the Canadian Press reported that a navy bomb disposal team was called to a remote spot in the Monashee Mountains near Lumby, British Columbia, after a balloon bomb was found by forestry workers. The bomb squad blew it up because it was deemed too ...

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  10. Female Vees eyeing titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... run by winning the Super League District banner last weekend in Logan Lake. The Vees opened with a 6-4 win over Lumby, then rolled over host Logan Lake and Lillooet by scores of 12-1 and 10-1 respectively. The Vees then defeated Lillooet in the ...

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  11. Rattlers sent off to provincials in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Osoyoos Times

    ... played their best basketball of the season when it mattered most by claiming third place at the regional tournament in Lumby, said Brouwer. McKortoff said it's very impressive to have a team from a small school like OSS qualify for the provincial ...

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  12. Ringette championships score praise from Vernon councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Vernon Morning Star

    The 2015 B.C. A and B Provincial Ringette Championships were held on the weekend at Kal Tire Place, Priest Valley Arena, Civic Arena, and the Pat Duke Memorial Arena in Lumby. "Congratulations to the local athletes who took part in the ringette provincials in Vernon this past weekend.

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  13. Little population growth in North OkanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... "It's not a surprise to anyone. B.C. has been largely flat," said Kevin Poole, Vernon's economic development manager. Lumby is up one per cent to 1,773, while Spallumcheen's population climbed two per cent to 5,185. The combined population for the ...

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  14. Silver medals for ringette RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... two assists. Vernon U19A Raid made the semifinals before falling 2-1 Saturday at the Pat Duke Memorial Arena in Lumby to the eventual champion Kelowna Wild. Jennifer Dahl had the lone goal for Tim Jones' Raid, who closed out the preliminary round ...

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  15. Lumby friends compete for bridge titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    It came down to a battle between three friends from Lumby at Okanagan College's 32nd annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest in Kelowna. Grade 7 student Adrian Schartner from Lumby placed first with his bridge weighing 982.6 grams and supporting 275.6 kilograms before spectacularly collapsing in front of cheering friends, peers, teachers and parents.

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  16. Langley Lightning savours first ever B.C. titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Langley Advance

    The provincial champion Langley Christian Lightning celebrated their B.C. 'A' girls basketball title by posing with the banner and trophy in Lumby last weekend. Photograph By Andre VanWyk While jubilant players Esther Moerman and Sydney Tilstra jumped for joy behind her, Langley Christian Lightning coach Danielle Gardner kept her composure on the bench.

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  17. Burns to restore habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Castanet.net

    ... burns will be conducted by Wildfire Management Branch crews and Ministry of Forests staff. Smoke may be visible from Lumby, Coldstream, Cherryville and Vernon. The Satellite Hill burn areas will cover an estimated 45 hectares, approximately six ...

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  18. Top-ranked Condors pulled down at provincialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Prince George Citizen

    ... the Cedars Christian Eagles are competing at the single-A girls B.C. championship at Charles Bloom secondary in Lumby this weekend. Cedars Christian won its first two games, 68-25 against 11th-ranked Credo Christian, and 57-42 against 14th-ranked ...

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  19. Revelstoke atoms win Okanagan valley championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... It was a whirlwind journey as they played six games in 10 days. They qualified for the Valleys on March 2, beating out Lumby in a close 4-3 game to take the league playoff banner. At the district tournament they started strong with a 7-2 win over ...

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  20. Yard waste drop-off set for area landfillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The free yard and garden waste drop-off at all Regional District of North Okanagan landfills runs from March 15 to April 30. Leaves, grass, mulch, flowers, vegetable stalks, wood, wood chips, wind fallen fruit and vegetables, trimmings and prunings less than 20 centimetres in diameter and two metres long will be accepted at the Greater Vernon, Armstrong/Spallumcheen, and Lumby landfills and the Kingfisher and Cherryville transfer stations. "This program is for yard and garden waste self-hauled by residents or from residential municipal collection programs only," said Dale Danallanko, RDNO's recycling and disposal facilities operations manager.

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