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  1. Teachers pen chapter in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Presently, the heritage committee is working on a history book on the modern era schools in Vernon, Coldstream and Lumby. "If anyone has photographs of the present schools, we would love to get a copy," said Margaret Myers, adding that Maglio can be ...

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  2. Two Lumby schools close after nearby gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    Around 1,200 residents in the Lumby area don't have natural gas. This comes after a car crash Thursday morning severed the main line in Lavington.

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  3. Workers relighting gas after evacuation lifted in Lumby, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Residents of a small community west of Lumby, B.C., were allowed back into their homes last night after a major gas line rupture that also knocked out power and closed a highway. The line was severed about 9 a.m. Thursday when a car crashed in Lavington, shutting down Highway 6, forcing the evacuation of about 65 homes and clearing out the elementary school.

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  4. Car crash causes evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... immediately called 911 because I was pretty sure it was a gas line." The line, which transports gas from Vernon to Lumby and beyond, continued to spew gas for most of the day. "It's very, very loud down there," said Kirkland of the noise of gas ...

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  5. Turanski proud of track recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vernon Morning Star

    ... r will be joined at the new board's inaugural meeting Dec. 17 by incumbents Mitzi Fortin and Doris Squair representing Lumby, and Vernon incumbents Kelly Smith, Mollie Bono and John Armstrong.

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  6. Gas leak forces evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... natural gas, therefore crews will be going door-to-door to do relights. Since the line transports gas from Vernon to Lumby and beyond, there is also potential that customers east of the accident could be impacted. We encourage an open exchange of ...

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  7. Councils endorse Cherryville fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Vernon Morning Star

    On Monday, Enderby, Lumby and Spallumcheen councils voted to write letters of support for Cherryville, which claims B.C. Timber Sales' plans for a road and logging on Cherry Ridge could create landslides. "There hasn't been much consultation from the government and the people on the ground there know the area and the potential problems," said Howie Cyr, Enderby's outgoing mayor.

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  8. Blues win Seafair Ice Breaker tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Richmond News

    ... the playoffs with round-robin wins over Saanich, West Kelowna and Penticton. In the semi-finals, they met a team from Lumby. The locals took a 3-0 lead into the late stages of the third period when Lumby struck for a pair of quick goals to make ...

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  9. Cedar Bridge lights lanterns for walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... ve toward the darkness of winter. Join Cedar Bridge School for the Lantern Walk today at 5:30 p.m., 730 Whitevale Rd., Lumby. For more information, call 250-547-9212.

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

    Friday Nov 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    June 11: Born to Josh and Amanda Charest of Lumby, B.C., a boy, 7 lbs. 10 oz., named Liam Joshua .

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  11. Movie extras soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Vernon Morning Star

    Extras are being sought for Go With Me, which will be shot in Enderby and Lumby and stars Sir Anthony Hopkins. "Pictures, height and weight, contact information and age can be sent to enderbyextras2014@gmail.com," said Kit Hayward, with casting.

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  12. The Okanagan's worst driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Castanet.net

    On Oct 29, RCMP, working with BC Conservation, found a drunken hunter behind the wheel with his loaded firearm in the vehicle. At about 6:30 p.m. the 64-year-old man was stopped by the combined team at a road-check on Harris Road near Lumby.

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  13. More drunk drivers caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Castanet.net

    ... a half months the North Okanagan Traffic Services (NOTS) has issued 23, 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibitions in the Lumby and Cherryville area, a dramatic increase from the time-period before. Molendyk says many residents in the outskirt ...

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  14. Extras needed for Anthony Hopkins film in EnderbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Vernon Morning Star

    Extras are being sought for Go With Me, which will be shot in Enderby and Lumby and stars Sir Anthony Hopkins. "We will also be holding a casting session Tuesday in Enderby.

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  15. Library cuts back servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Vernon Morning Star

    Okanagan Regional Library has initiated a process to link services received to the amount of taxes a community pays, and as a result, expenditures will be trimmed at the Vernon, Lumby, Falkland and Cherryville branches. "There will be some reduction in service," said Michele Rule, ORL communications manager, adding that the scope of the cuts will be known in about a month.

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  16. Movie stars coming to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Castanet.net

    A feature film being shot in the Okanagan this fall is bringing several high profile actors to the North Okanagan. Jon Summerland, Okanagan Film Commissioner, is pleased to announce that the feature film, Go With Me, will be shot in Enderby and Lumby and will start production on November 12. The film which will star the renowned Academy Award winning actor Anthony Hopkins, Ray Liotta and Julia Stiles is being produced by Rick Dugdale, an Enderby native who is now one of the principals in the production company Enderby Entertainment, a Los Angeles based independent film, television and digital media company.

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

    Friday Oct 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Nancy and Bob Ingersoll of Vernon, Judy Cooper of Duncan. Oct. 9: Born to Shandella Knutsvik and Matthew Foggitt of Lumby, a girl, 7 lbs. 14 oz., named Kaydence Louise Knutsvik . A granddaughter for Brenda and Terry Knutsvik, Silvio Croce, all of ...

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

    Friday Oct 24 | 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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  19. Crew workers testify at inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | 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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  20. It's time to celebrate at KnoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | 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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