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  1. Jury deems mill death accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vernon Morning Star

    Seven recommendations to the company, provincial forest safety council, B.C. Ambulance Service and WorkSafe B.C. have been made by a seven-person jury at the end of a coroner's inquest into the workplace death of a Lumby man. The six-man, one-woman jury classified Bradley Michael Thomas Haslam's death at Tolko's Lavington mill on June 15, 2013 as accidental, with the 18-year-old's death caused by blunt trauma.

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  2. Crew workers testify at inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Vernon Morning Star

    Young workers and their training orientation were the focus of much of the final witness testimony into the mill death of an 18-year-old Lumby man in 2013. Bradley Haslam was killed during the early morning hours of June 15, 2013, in an accident inside Tolko's Lavington mill.

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  3. It's time to celebrate at KnoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... in harness, over poor roads, up and down the hills. As well as extensive home visiting, he sometimes preached at Lumby. The modern version of Knox Presbyterian Church began Oct. 12, 1937, with Rev. George Sidney Barber as its first minister, who at ...

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  4. Inquest into death of mill employee beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Olszewski told the inquest they were the first medical personnel to arrive on the scene. They received a call at their Lumby station shortly before 2 a.m. about a cardiac arrest at the mill and arrived at Tolko at 2:10 a.m. "It was a Code 3 ...

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  5. Ross Gorman passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Castanet.net

    ... forest fire fighters attack the blaze. The company still employs hundreds of workers at mills in Merritt, Salmon Arm, Lumby and Oroville, but the West Kelowna location is still its main operation.

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  6. Lack of competition in racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Castanet.net

    Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick, Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton and Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper are all guaranteed another term Most major cities throughout the Okanagan have a fairly strong showing of candidates and choices in the upcoming election, Vernon included, but when it comes to the rest of the North Okanagan The same can be said for councillors in Lumby, who are all guaranteed a spot as only four faces are running for the four available spots. In Coldstream council, only one extra person is making it a real election with seven individuals vying for the six council seats.

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

    Friday Oct 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... for Betty Uppenborn of Barriere, B.C.; Betty Aikin of Keremeos, B.C. Oct. 1: Born to Sandi and Derek Gardner of Lumby, a girl, 7 lbs. 9 oz., named Maddie . A sister for Zander, 7; Gracie, 5; Mikayla, 20; Marie, 15. A granddaughter for Tina and Brian ...

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  8. Open burning allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | 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.

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  9. Royals roll into soccer season.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In senior girls volleyball action, the Royals opened league play with a pair of wins on Tuesday, starting with a two-set sweep of the Salmon Arm Jewels. The Royals will host league games against the Eagle River Talons of Sicamous and Charles Bloom Timberwolves of Lumby on Tuesday with action starting at 5 p.m. In senior boys play this week, the Royals brushed back the Seaton Sonics 3-1 .

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  10. Military unit blows WWII-era Japanese balloon bomb to 'smithereens'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Seven decades after thousands of "balloon bombs" were let loose by the Imperial Japanese Army to wreak havoc on their enemies across the Pacific, two forestry workers found one half-buried in the mountains of eastern British Columbia. A navy bomb disposal team was called and arrived at the site Friday in the Monashee Mountains near Lumby, B.C. "This thing has been in the dirt for 70 years .... There was still some metal debris in the area nothing left of the balloon itself."

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  11. Bomb blown to "smithereens"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Castanet.net

    Seven decades after thousands of "balloon bombs" were let loose by the Imperial Japanese Army to wreak havoc on their enemies across the Pacific, two forestry workers found one half-buried in the mountains of eastern British Columbia. A navy bomb disposal team was called and arrived at the site Friday in the Monashee Mountains near Lumby, B.C. "This thing has been in the dirt for 70 years .... There was still some metal debris in the area nothing left of the balloon itself."

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  12. Object found in forest may be Second World War-era Japanese balloon bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Globe and Mail

    Members of a forestry crew in British Columbia believe they may have unearthed a Second World War-era Japanese balloon bomb in the Monashee Mountains. A military bomb disposal unit has been sent to investigate the metal object found in the forest near Lumby, 460 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

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  13. B.C. military unit called to investigate possible Second World War Japanese balloon bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | National Post

    Members of a forestry crew in British Columbia believe they may have unearthed a Second World War-era Japanese balloon bomb in the Monashee Mountains. A military bomb disposal unit has been sent to investigate the metal object found in the forest near Lumby, 460 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

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  14. Military unit called out to investigate possible WWII-era Japanese balloon bombRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Weyburn Review

    Members of a forestry crew in British Columbia believe they may have unearthed a Second World War-era Japanese balloon bomb in the Monashee Mountains. A military bomb disposal unit has been sent to investigate the metal object found in the forest near Lumby, 460 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

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  15. EDITORIAL: Civic election time is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... cover some outlying areas - Surrey, Richmond or even Langley - you aren't going to read about candidates in Vernon, Lumby or Enderby anywhere else but your local paper. This is when local journalism puts its best foot forwards and brings the ...

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  16. Lumby Food Bank needs youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Castanet.net

    The Lumby Food Bank assists over 50 local families each month and it needs your help keeping the shelves full. Tonight, Wednesday Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m., RCMP, Lumby Fire Services and BC Ambulance will team up with the Lumby Real Estate Association and a number of volunteers to go door to door collecting food donations.

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  17. Emergency Services Fight Back Against HungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The RCMP, Lumby Fire Department and BC Ambulance are teaming up with the Lumby Real Estate Association and a number of volunteers to go door-to-door starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Residents are asked to join the fight against hunger by donating non-perishables to support the growing need of the Lumby Food Bank.

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  18. Conservatives to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... are now seeking the nomination: Salmon Arm businessperson Mel Arnold; Vernon businessperson Scott Anderson; former Lumby councillor Janet Green and former Vernon mayor Wayne Lippert. Nomination selection meetings will be held in Salmon Arm Friday, ...

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

    Monday Sep 29 | 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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  20. 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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