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  1. Lumby RCMP officer injured in rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A North Okanagan RCMP officer escaped serious injury Sunday after he was involved in a single-vehicle rollover in a police truck. The officer from the Lumby detachment was investigating a report of a possible impaired driver.

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  2. Free yard waste drop offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Castanet.net

    Trimmings, prunings, leaves, grass, mulch, and other organic material less than 20 cm in diameter originating from yard and garden maintenance will be accepted free-of-charge at the Greater Vernon, Armstrong/Spallumcheen, and Lumby RDFs, and the Kingfisher and Cherryville Transfer Stations during this time. "The fall free yard waste drop-off period is traditionally very busy at our facilities," according to Dale Danallanko, RDNO Recycling and Facilities Operations Manager.

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  3. 100 Mile House wrangles KIJHL franchiseRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily News

    ... future." Dewar wouldn't say which locations he talked to, but logical options for KIJHL expansion would be towns like Lumby and Oliver, which had franchises in the short-lived World Hockey Association, Sparwood, which had teams in the KIJHL between ...

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  4. Food drive returns this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Revelstoke Times Review

    ... drive will be without its founder, RCMP Const. Gary McLaughlin, who started the initiative in 2011. He transferred to Lumby this summer and has already started up the same initiative there. "This is going to be an idea that's going to take off in ...

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

    Friday Sep 12 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... girl, 8 lbs. 12 oz., named Oaklyn Dayna . A sister for Kinsley, 5. A granddaughter for Andre and Charlotte Rosseel of Lumby, B.C.; Rhonda Chadburn and the late Grant Chadburn of Penticton, B.C. A great-granddaughter for George and Hazel Chadburn, ...

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  6. Tributes for passionate volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... on the board of B.C. basketball officials and handed out assignments to local referees. "'Hey Stuey, can you be in Lumby for a Grade 8 game in 15 minutes? You are by yourself. Speed if you have to,'" chuckled former official Stu Williamson. "My ...

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

    Friday Sep 5 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... girl, 8 lbs. 12 oz., named Oaklyn Dayna . A sister for Kinsley, 5. A granddaughter for Andrea and Charlotte Rosseel of Lumby, B.C.; Rhonda Chadburn and the late Grant Chadburn of Penticton, B.C. A great-granddaughter for George and Hazel Chadburn, ...

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  8. Tributes for passionate volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... on the board of B.C. basketball officials and handed out assignments to local referees. "'Hey Stuey, can you be in Lumby for a Grade 8 game in 15 minutes? You are by yourself. Speed if you have to,'" chuckled former official Stu Williamson. "My ...

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  9. Wild Salmon Festival celebrates return of the sockeyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Lumby area is about to celebrate the long and arduous journey of B.C.'s sockeye salmon run at the fifth annual Wild Salmon Festival.

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  10. EDITORIAL: Food for thought with donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... by volunteers. Beyond Vernon, summer is also a time when resources decrease at the food banks in Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby and Lake Country, and yet demand also remains constant as residents struggle in today's economic climate. They provide a ...

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  11. Derkaz puts name in for LiberalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... Arm businessperson Mel Arnold, former Vernon Mayor Wayne Lippert, Vernon businessperson Scott Anderson and former Lumby councillor Janet Green are all vying for the Conservative candidacy, with a nomination meeting tentatively scheduled for Oct. 4. ...

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  12. BX gravel pit bid buriedRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Eugene Foisy supported sending the Mertion application to the ALC along with Spallumcheen Mayor Janice Brown, rural Lumby vice-chairperson Rick Fairbairn and Vernon director Mary-Jo O'Keefe. "I've walked the property and if that's farmland, I'm a ...

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  13. Village life revealed through numbersRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Vernon Morning Star

    The majority of respondents have lived in Lumby for less than one to 10 years while one quarter have lived in the village for more than 20 years.

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  14. Getting to know: Dayton RickettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    This week, The Morning Star presents her interview with Dayton Ricketts, a 23- year-old singer/songwriter from Lumby.

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  15. Mill ready to run following electrical fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... in a month or two when the mill will really need the kilns. Coldstream Fire Department was backed up by Lavington, Lumby and BX crews initially and later called in Armstrong and Vernon for further assistance. "We owe the success to neighbouring fire ...

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  16. Fire rips through Coldstream millRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... was in the building at the time. The call, which came in before 9 a.m., drew firefighters from Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby and BX-Swan Lake, as well as B.C. Ambulance, Terasen Gas and assistance, including an excavator, from the District of ...

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  17. Family praises emergency crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... want any more tragedies happening," said Sylvia. The recovery effort included the RCMP, Vernon Search and Rescue, the Lumby Fire Department, B.C. Hydro, a crane operator and a tow truck driver. Richard Fisher, Gregg's brother, was impressed with the ...

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  18. Lumby area motorist identifiedRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle incident in Lumby in the North Okanagan June 14. Fisher was the driver and sole occupant of a pickup truck, which was driving northbound downhill on Shuswap River Drive, a gravel road, at about 8 p.m. when the vehicle left the road and rolled down an ... (more)

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  19. Nakusp woman dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Castanet.net

    North Okanagan RCMP says speed is likely the culprit that sent her car into a roll at 9 a.m., 41-kilometres east of Lumby, near Angel Falls.

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  20. Call for barriers along Shuswap River Drive after dead man pulled from submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... drive off the road near Mabel Lake Road and Shuswap River Drive. READ MORE: Truck in Shuswap River may belong to Lumby man The fast moving river, swollen with winter run-off, was considered too dangerous for crews to enter on a recovery mission. An ...

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