• Throw on your cowboy hat - Castanet.net

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    Now is your chance to throw on your cowboy boots and hat, all for a great cause. The annual Country Cowboy Dance & Camping Fundraiser takes place this Saturday in Lumby. Darline Wolney at Timber Ridge Trails is raising money for the Alzheimer's ...
  • Salmon natural bypass channel topic of Lumby meeting - Vernon Morning Star

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    Salmon natural bypass channel topic of Lumby meeting
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    The Wilsey Dam Fish Passage Committee and the Whitevalley Community Resource Centre are hosting a community meeting July 5 to present the concept for the Natural Bypass Channel at Shuswap Falls and the dam that was recently presented to BC ...
  • Fish passage gets approval - Castanet.net

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    Fish passage gets approval
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    A passage to help spawning salmon get past a dam has been given the thumbs up. The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) endorsed a proposal to improve fish passage at the Wilsey Dam on the Shuswap River near Lumby. Construction of the ...
  • BC municipal election 2018: Lumby - Globalnews.ca

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    BC municipal election 2018: Lumby
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    To be announced. Boundary. Lumby can be found near the Monashee Mountains, about 27 kilometres from Vernon. Population (2016). 1,833. History. Fishing and hunting were life-sustaining activities maintained by the Shuswap and Okanagan peoples ...
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  • Soaring over Lumby a thrilling paragliding adventure - Globalnews.ca

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    Soaring over Lumby a thrilling paragliding adventure
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    If you've ever wanted to fly like a bird over the Okanagan, paragliding may just be the adventure for you. Paragliders use a wide canopy resembling a parachute and take off from the top of a mountain in free flight. Using rising columns of air called ...
  • Lumby to draft own animal control bylaw - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby to draft own animal control bylaw
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    A potential dog control bylaw amendment that would see dogs on a fixed-length leash of two metres or less received support in the Village of Lumby. Tom Kadla, chief administrative officer, said council spoke in favour of the correspondence from the ...
  • Charges in Lumby rollover - CFJC Today Kamloops

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    Charges in Lumby rollover
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    LUMBY — Charges are to be laid in connection with a rollover accident on Highway 6 in Lumby early this morning. RCMP were notified about one o'clock this morning by witnesses who reported seeing an SUV speeding and driving erratically before losing ...
    Rollover ends in flamesCastanet.netall 9 news articles »
  • Kamloops Tsunami find podium in Lumby - Kamloops This Week

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    Kamloops Tsunami find podium in Lumby
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    The Kamloops Tsunami Swim Club finished with 27 top-three finishes at the Lumby Invitational Swim Meet on the weekend. Cooper Heide, Jared Roberts, Jakob Faupel, Shale Maurice, Gwenna Faupel, Kayleigh Roberts, Garrett Worsfold, Siena McDonald, ...
    Kamloops Tsunami Swim Club finish strong at LumbyKelownaNowall 2 news articles »
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  • 'The car was plastered': Lumby man believes human waste fell from a plane - Globalnews.ca

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    'The car was plastered': Lumby man believes human waste fell from a plane
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    Watch Above: Extended clips from an interview with Josh Patton. The north Okanagan resident describes what he found on his car on Monday morning and why he reported it to Transport Canada.
  • Cannabis campus on track - Castanet.net

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    Cannabis campus on track
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    Phase one in a massive cannabis growing and distribution facility in Lumby is taking shape. True Leaf announced that its cannabis cultivation campus is on schedule for completion in fall 2018. "This means True Leaf is getting closer to its inspection ...and more »
  • lumby cannabis - Globalnews.ca

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    Construction of a mega cannabis factory in Lumby, east of Vernon, is on schedule. Continue reading →. Weather Location: Toronto, ON. Choose Location, Ajax, Armstrong, Atikokan, Aurora, Barrie, Belleville, Big Trout Lake, Burlington, Brampton ...
  • Mardi Gras in Lumby - Salmon Arm Observer

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    Mardi Gras in Lumby
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    Lumby will be alive with beads, masks, costumes, laughs, fun and frivolity this weekend. The 63rd annual Lumby Days — with its Mardi Gras theme — runs Friday to Sunday, with most of the action taking place at Park Oval. “It's very exciting,” said ...
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  • Mardi Gras in Lumby - Kelowna Capital News

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    Mardi Gras in Lumby
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    Lumby will be alive with beads, masks, costumes, laughs, fun and frivolity this weekend. The 63rd annual Lumby Days — with its Mardi Gras theme — runs Friday to Sunday, with most of the action taking place at Park Oval. “It's very exciting,” said ...
  • Lumby deactivates EOC, rescinds evacuation alerts - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby deactivates EOC, rescinds evacuation alerts
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    Lower and stabilized creek levels have allowed the Village of Lumby to deactivate its Level 1 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). Additionally as a result of the lowered flood risk, all evacuation alerts within the municipal boundaries have been rescinded.
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  • Flood threat easing in Lumby - CFJC Today Kamloops

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    Flood threat easing in Lumby
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    LUMBY — Officials in Lumby are breathing easier over potential flooding in the village. Mayor Kevin Acton says it appears the freshet has passed. “We saw some of the peak flows and it did get up there quite a bit this year again. Thankfully, we had ...
  • School exchanges postcards - Castanet.net

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    School exchanges postcards
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    There are more than 1,100 Waldorf schools in more than 80 countries. Cedar Bridge School in Lumby is participating in a program which will connect them all. It a worldwide postcard exchange with the aim of broadening the global perspective of students.and more »
  • Flood risk rises in Lumby - BCLocalNews

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    Flood risk rises in Lumby
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    In response to the high creek levels and the possibility of another rain event, the Village of Lumby is maintaining its Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) – Level 1. The EOC continues to be operated out of the municipal office, located at 1775 Glencaird ...
  • Local state of emergency - Castanet.net

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    Local state of emergency
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    The Regional District of North Okanagan has issued a local state of emergency in the Whitevale Road area of Harris and Bessette Creek in Lumby. The RDNO made the decision due to ongoing localized flooding, and is monitoring weather patterns while it ...
  • Lumby flood threat on high - BCLocalNews

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    Lumby flood threat on high
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    Flood fears are rising in Lumby with 20 to 40 millimetres of rain in the forecast. See Flood risk increases as heavy rainfall forecast. Bessette Creek was already flowing across Whitevale Road Wednesday morning. One Highway Crescent resident also woke ...
  • Lumby flood threat on high - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby flood threat on high
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    One Highway Crescent resident also woke up to discover water in the basement of their home near the Blue Ox. Water is spilling over creek banks and bridges, including one on a private driveway behind the industrial park. The Village of Lumby activated ...
  • Lumby man sentenced for cigarette-sparked home fire - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby man sentenced for cigarette-sparked home fire
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    Trevor Stanley Luszcz rested his head against the courtroom wall as prosecutor Juan O'Quinn made the Crown's case. Provincial Court Judge Mark Takahashi sentenced Luszcz, 33, to 60 days for arson by negligence, less eight days for time spent in custody ...and more »
  • Evac alerts in Lumby - Castanet.net

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    Evac alerts in Lumby
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    The trailer park at 1879 Faulkner Avenue is one of several properties put on evacuation alert. Several properties in Lumby have been put on evacuation alert because of rising waters. In response to the high creek levels, which are continuing to ...
  • Lumby opens emergency operation centre, issues evacuation alerts ... - Globalnews.ca

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    Lumby opens emergency operation centre, issues evacuation alerts ...
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    Rising creek levels in the Lumby area have prompted the village to activate its emergency operations centre.
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  • Lumby opens emergency operation centre, issues evacuation alerts due to flooding threats - Globalnews.ca

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    Lumby opens emergency operation centre, issues evacuation alerts due to flooding threats
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    Rising creek levels in the Lumby area have prompted the village to activate its emergency operations centre. The EOC is being operated out of the municipal office on Glencaird Street. READ MORE: Local state of emergency for Grand Forks. Evacuation ...
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  • North Okanagan man charged in Lumby area arson - Globalnews.ca

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    North Okanagan man charged in Lumby area arson
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    Watch Above: A charge has been laid in connection with a fire that destroyed a mobile home near Lumby last summer. The blaze turned one mobile home into a pile of smoldering ash and twisted metal and damaged two others.
  • Lumby council reviews financial statements - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby council reviews financial statements
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    Council was presented the 2017 financial statements by Dustin Stadnyk of Rossworn Henderson, our auditors. Our expenses in 2017 more than doubled the previous year to just over $6 million, mainly due to the flood response, but we ended the year with a ...
  • Sandbagging machine arrives in Lumby - Globalnews.ca

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    Sandbagging machine arrives in Lumby
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    Watch Above: With Greater Vernon Water's Duteau Creek Reservoirs expected to spill in seven days, downstream Lumby is preparing for possible flooding. X. - A A +. Listen. The provincial sandbagging machine has arrived in Lumby. The machine can ...
    Provincial resources deployed to Lumby flood prepVernon Morning Star
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  • Flooding on Salmon Trail - Lumby News - Castanet.net - Castanet.net

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    Flooding on Salmon Trail - Lumby News - Castanet.net
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    Part of Salmon Trail in Lumby is already under some water. "There is a little bit of flooding on Salmon Trail," says Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton. "That's pretty normal ...and more »
  • Lumby transplant recipient nears significant milestone - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby transplant recipient nears significant milestone
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    Working two jobs as she did at the time, from dawn 'til dusk, seven days a week, you can understand why Joan Barker felt tired and under the weather. It was 1986. Barker, from Lumby, then 43, was divorced with five kids, all out of the house. She'd ...and more »
  • Prescribed burns set for Lumby region - Vernon Morning Star

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    Prescribed burns set for Lumby region
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    Restoring ecosystems is the goal behind two local prescribed burns in the Satellite Hill and South Fork areas. The burns, to be carried out by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, are scheduled to take ...
    Hills to be set on fireCastanet.netall 4 news articles »
  • Lumby getting flood ready - Lumby News - Castanet.net - Castanet.net

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    Another North Okanagan community is urging residents to be flood ready.and more »
  • Lumby getting flood ready - Castanet.net

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    Lumby getting flood ready
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    Another North Okanagan community is urging residents to be flood ready. Lumby and area residents living near creeks, streams and low-lying areas who have historically experienced flooding are urged to prepare and take proactive measures to protect ...and more »
  • Wildfire mitigation work - Castanet.net

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    Wildfire mitigation work
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    Wildfire mitigation work will be underway shortly in the North Okanagan. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is planning "ecosystem restoration burns" for the Satellite Hill and South Fork areas. The burns will ...
  • Fire destroys Lumby motorhome - Vernon Morning Star - Vernon Morning Star

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    Fire destroys Lumby motorhome - Vernon Morning Star
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    One man escaped without injury after the motorhome he was living in caught fire and was destroyed early Monday morning in Lumby. The fire happened at a ...
    Motorhome destroyed in Lumby fire | CFJC TodayCFJC Today Kamloopsall 7 news articles »
  • Fire destroys Lumby motorhome - Vernon Morning Star

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    Fire destroys Lumby motorhome
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    One man escaped without injury after the motorhome he was living in caught fire and was destroyed early Monday morning in Lumby. The fire happened at a residence on McInnes Road, about three kilometres east of the village. “It was fully engulfed when ...
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  • Lumby girl is BC spelling bee champ - The Daily Courier

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    Lumby girl is BC spelling bee champ
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    Hannah May Ramis, 11, knows how to spell chronometer, scullion and deplorable. However, she missed on baobab, famulus and bipartite. But, all in all, it was enough for the home-schooled girl from Lumby to become the B.C. 2018 Canada Spelling Bee ...and more »
  • Suspicious fire injures one person in Lumby - Globalnews.ca

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    Suspicious fire injures one person in Lumby
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    RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire in Lumby. The fire broke out Tuesday night just before 11 p.m. in the 170 block of Brookfield Road. READ MORE: Fire that gutted Armstrong home considered suspicious. The fire was put out quickly, but the home ...
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  • Fuel leak causes snowmobile fire in Lumby - Salmon Arm Observer

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    Fuel leak causes snowmobile fire in Lumby
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    A Lumby man was likely startled but reportedly unharmed after his snowmobile caught fire on Franklin Road in Lumby this morning. Lumby fire chief Tony Clayton said firefighters who responded to the incident, which occurred around 10 a.m. this morning ...
  • Lumby man revisits 50-year-old cold case - Sicamous Eagle Valley News

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    Lumby man revisits 50-year-old cold case
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    It's been 50 years since Dan Mechalchuk lost his father, George, in a tragic accident while fishing on Mabel Lake. The loss, Mechalchuk said, altered the course of his life and the lives of his mother and three siblings forever — taking them from ...and more »
  • Lumby student wins BC spelling bee - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby student wins BC spelling bee
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    Deplorable is not usually a happy word. For Lumby student Hannah May Ramis, it might just be her new favourite word. Ramis correctly spelled 'deplorable' to win the 2018 Spelling Bee of Canada provincial championship in the junior division. She ...and more »
  • Lumby spelling bee champ - Castanet.net

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    Lumby spelling bee champ
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    Hannah May Ramis from Lumby is one smart cookie, and she has the hardware to prove it. The 11-year-old is the 2018 Spelling Bee of Canada Champion for BC in the Junior Category. Ramis beat out 38 other students from across the province at Khalsa School ...and more »
  • Forest funds heritage in Lumby - Vernon Morning Star

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    Forest funds heritage in Lumby
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    A major investment has been harvested for heritage in Lumby. The Monashee Community Forest has cut a cheque for $20,000 to the Lumby and District Museum. Related: Village launches beetle salvage harvesting program. The funds will be used by the museum ...
  • Lumby supports solid waste plan - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby supports solid waste plan
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    In the effort to help with waste reduction, the Village of Lumby is on board. “The Village voted to support the (Regional District of North Okanagan) Solid Waste Management Plan in principal,” said Mayor Kevin Acton. Representatives from the RDNO ...and more »
  • Lumby Stars snag District title - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby Stars snag District title
    Vernon Morning Star
    The Lumby Stars took home the District Pee Wee Rec Hockey Championship banner in Clearwater just before the Spring Break, finishing their regular season and playoffs with a record of 29-0. The Stars dispatched Kelowna 9-2, bounced West Kelowna 8-1 ...and more »
  • Lumby scores with rink funds - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby scores with rink funds
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    A big flipping kudos goes to Tannis Nelson and staff at NORD who applied for the government funding for the Lumby Pat Duke Arena improvements! They've turned a $140,000 upgrade into a $3-million plan. Their patience is appreciated with the application ...and more »
  • Museum gets donation - Castanet.net

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    Museum gets donation
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    In a press release, it was stated that the money will go towards the museum expansion project to “build a learning centre to host seminars for children to learn about local history, industry, culture and recreation”. The museum already has half the ...
  • How Lumby, BC is preparing as spring flooding hits - Globalnews.ca

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    How Lumby, BC is preparing as spring flooding hits
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    With an above-average snowpack and disastrous floods last year, communities around the Okanagan are bracing for the worst as we head into the spring runoff. Jules Knox reports from Lumby, where waters are already seeping into basements and causing ...
  • Alert and monitoring - Castanet.net

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    Alert and monitoring
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    Localized flooding in Lumby created some tense moments for a few property owners out by South Shuswap Avenue. Dave Manson superintendent of public works and a few other employees from the village were called to remove some debris from a culvert that ...and more »
  • Good Samaritan attacked with bear spray and robbed near Lumby, BC - CBC.ca

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    Good Samaritan attacked with bear spray and robbed near Lumby, BC
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    RCMP say an Okanagan man was attacked with bear spray and had his truck stolen when he pulled over to help someone on the side of the road. On Saturday, March 17, just before 6 p.m. PT, police said the man stopped to check on a vehicle in the ditch on ...
    Good Samaritan assaulted in LumbyThe Daily Courierall 2 news articles »
  • Action taken on beetle-infested trees near Lumby - CFJC Today Kamloops

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    Action taken on beetle-infested trees near Lumby
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    LUMBY, B.C. — An action plan is underway to reduce the impact of the Fir Bark Beetle in the Lumby area. An outbreak of the pest has produced dead or dying trees on about 45 hectares on the slopes above, and to the west of the Village. “The obvious red ...
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