• Royal thanks from Kensington Palace to Lumby - Lake Country Calendar

    Royal thanks from Kensington Palace to Lumby
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    A Lumby woman opened her mailbox recently to a thank you letter from Buckingham Palace for the gifts she brought to the royal couple during their visit to Kelowna in September. — image credit: Susan Catt photos. A Lumby woman's gift to the Duke and ...and more »
  • EDITORIAL: Lumby right to butt out - Vernon Morning Star

    EDITORIAL: Lumby right to butt out
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    Council is on the verge of adopting a bylaw that will force anyone smoking to be 7.5 metres away from a designated area such as a bus stop or park. This is a dramatic change from the current three metres and the provincial policy of six metres. And to ...
  • Buyer beware: Lumby, B.C. man loses thousands seeking online loan - Globalnews.ca

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    Buyer beware: Lumby, B.C. man loses thousands seeking online loan
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    It could serve as a warning to others. Unable to get a loan from a bank, a Lumby, B.C. man lost thousands when he went online looking for a loan to buy a house. It was the slogan “banks say no, we say yes” that drew Zach MacLeod's attention to Bayport ...
  • No smoking rules tighten up in Lumby - Vernon Morning Star

    No smoking rules tighten up in Lumby
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    Lumby residents will have to stand 7.5 metres away from parks or other public areas to smoke. — image credit: Photo submitted. by Richard Rolke - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Jan 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM— updated Jan 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM.
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  • Lumby cattle ranchers honoured - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby cattle ranchers honoured
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    Stephen Cholak (left), Alberta/B.C. Charolais Association president presents the pioneer award to Lumby's Cheryl and Keith Altwasser. — image credit: Craig Scott photo. 0. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Jan 8, 2017 at 6:00 AM.
  • Lumby preparing to tackle flood waters - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby preparing to tackle flood waters
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    Preventing flood waters will rise to the top of Lumby's agenda over the next 12 months. Mayor Kevin Acton insists there's a need for the village to protect private and public assets from overflowing creeks. “Our downtown core is right on a flood plain ...
  • Lumby teens fight fires - Globalnews.ca

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    Lumby teens fight fires
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    When the fire call goes out in Lumby, you might see a group of teens dash out of the high school and run towards the fire hall. Despite their age, they are active members of the Lumby and District Fire Department. The department's long running junior ...
  • Lumby sends long-term campers packing - Globalnews.ca

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    Lumby sends long-term campers packing
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    They're not exactly luxury accommodations, but the Lumby Lions Campground has turned into long-term affordable housing for some this winter. Now the Village of Lumby says the eight residents who have set up trailers there have to leave by mid-February.
    Rental housing 'minimal to non-existent' as Lumby residents face eviction from local campgroundInfoTel News Ltdall 2 news articles »
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  • Campers in Lumby forced to leave because of unsafe living conditions - CBC.ca

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    Campers in Lumby forced to leave because of unsafe living conditions
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    People staying at a campground in Lumby are upset the village is closing the site and say they will have no place to go once they are forced to leave next February. The village of Lumby has ordered the Lions Campground to close because of safety ...
  • Meet Gary Lumby MBE, one of Teesside's busiest businessmen - Gazette Live

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    Meet Gary Lumby MBE, one of Teesside's busiest businessmen
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    Ready for this intro? Take a deep breath and find out which of our region's businesses Gary Lumby is working with..... Biochemica (water management) Psyche (fashion), Simply Thank You (corporate rewards), CP Thwaites (accountants), Techconsult ...
  • Lumby working on 2017 budget - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby working on 2017 budget
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    Staff discussed the financial plan with council Monday but no details, including a possible tax increase, have been hammered out yet. However, Coun. Nick Hodge is already making it clear that he doesn't want to see taxes rise. “My own sense is Lumby ...
  • 'I got nowhere to go': Lumby residents face eviction from local campground - InfoTel News Ltd

    'I got nowhere to go': Lumby residents face eviction from local campground
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    LUMBY - Virginia Meunier opens the door of her travel trailer on a mid-December morning and pulls her housecoat tight around her neck. You can see her breath in the -10 C weather, but a rush of warm air proves it's not as bad as you might think inside ...
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  • Lumby jam session to support Cherryville musician - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby jam session to support Cherryville musician
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    Photo submitted Steel guitar player Dave Bayer, left, with members of the Young'Uns, Brian Collis, Brad Krauza and Tim Reardon, circa 1990s. The Young'Uns are one the bands playing a jam session Sunday at the Lumby Curling Club to help Bayer cover ...
  • Lumby man pleads guilty in violent robbery case - InfoTel News Ltd

    Lumby man pleads guilty in violent robbery case
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    VERNON - A Lumby man admitted guilt yesterday in connection to a violent corner store robbery. Thomas Belanger, 34, was arrested and charged with robbing Mac's Convenience Store in Lumby and holding the lone female employee at knifepoint around 1 ...
    Lumby man enters guilty pleas in connection with robberyVernon Morning Starall 2 news articles »
  • Lumby council puts the deep freeze on winter camping - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby council puts the deep freeze on winter camping
    Vernon Morning Star
    Anyone wanting to camp in Lumby this winter has been left out in the cold. Council voted Monday not to allow camping at the Lions Campground between November and April. “There are no lights, running water or septic,” said Coun. Lori Mindnich. “Because ...
  • Lumby firefighters tackle residential blaze - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby firefighters tackle residential blaze
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    Lumpy firefighters are on scene of a structure fire in the 2000 block of Grandview Avenue at 11 a.m. Thursday. — image credit: Photo submitted. by Richard Rolke - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Dec 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM— updated Dec 8, 2016 at 1:24 ...
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  • Gala honours Lumby businesses - Vernon Morning Star

    Gala honours Lumby businesses
    Vernon Morning Star
    Sharen Foisy (above, second from left), with the Lumby Chamber of Commerce presents the customer service award to Margie Bilodeau, Krysten Bilodeau, Chelsea Bilodeau and Emily Watson, with Jitter Beans Coffee House. — image credit: Leanna Leibel ...
  • Lumby hosts Christmas toy drive - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby hosts Christmas toy drive
    Vernon Morning Star
    The Lumby Fire Department will be at Super A Foods Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. collecting new toys and cash donations. — image credit: Comstock/thinkstock photo. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Dec 2, 2016 at 6:00 AM— updated ...
  • Highway 6 rollover between Lumby and Cherryville - Vernon Morning Star

    Highway 6 rollover between Lumby and Cherryville
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    A single-vehicle rollover caused some delays between Cherryville and Lumby on Highway 6 Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to the accident, which occurred around 3 p.m. approximately 15 kilometres east of Lumby. "One female was ...and more »
  • Lumby celebrates the season - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby celebrates the season
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    The Lumby Christmas Light Up Sunday in Arbor Park will include Santa Claus and a new parade. — image credit: Photo submitted. 0. by Jennifer Smith - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Nov 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM. Lumby is lighting the way for the holidays ...
  • Lumby gets tough on smoking - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby gets tough on smoking
    Vernon Morning Star
    Village officials are considering how to reinforce anti-tobacco rules after University of B.C. nursing students surveyed Charles Bloom Secondary School students about smoking and vaping. “There was a lot of good information,” said Mayor Kevin Acton.
  • MINOR HOCKEY: Lumby Stars capture home Classic - Vernon Morning Star

    MINOR HOCKEY: Lumby Stars capture home Classic
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    There's no place like home for the Lumby Bannister GM and Irly Bird Building Stars. The village's Pee Wee hockey team won its own Monashee Classic tournament on the weekend, going undefeated, which included a 3-1 win over the Kamloops Ice Hawks in ...
  • New Cosmic Country Band Atlantis Aquarius Draws Inspiration From a 17th-Century Utopian Novel - Dallas Observer

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  • Unique Lumby school marks milestone with expansion - Globalnews.ca

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    Unique Lumby school marks milestone with expansion
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    As technology creeps into every part of modern life, one north Okanagan school is sticking with the basics. Cedar Bridge School aims to bring education and nature together. The independent school celebrated a milestone expansion on Friday. The school ...and more »
  • Rural Lumby classrooms open - Vernon Morning Star

    Rural Lumby classrooms open
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    “The school will host an open house as a means of acknowledging and thanking all of the trades, volunteers, and financial donors who contributed to bring this classroom into existence,” said Roxanne Brierley, board president. “The event will also serve ...
  • Village of Lumby housing strategy project in works - Vernon Morning Star

    Village of Lumby housing strategy project in works
    Vernon Morning Star
    Efforts are building to look at ways to allow Lumby residents to age in place. The village is looking at a Housing Strategy project and has made an application to the BC Rural Dividend Fund to support it. “It's something that we need to look at because ...
  • Photo: wikimedia commons - Castanet.net

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    A Vernon woman is taking the renowned Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver to court over a spill she took at the venue in November 2014. In a civil claim filed in Kelowna on Monday, Sandra Smith alleges she slipped and fell on her way from the dance floor ...and more »
  • Lumby preps for flood - Castanet.net

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    Lumby preps for flood
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    The Village of Lumby is hoping to keep flood waters off of residential streets and away from businesses. The village has announced the $720,000 purchase of 84.2 acres of property, along its western entrance and within municipal boundaries. The property ...
  • Village of Lumby purchases land for flood mitigation - Vernon Morning Star

    Village of Lumby purchases land for flood mitigation
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    The Village of Lumby has purchased a large chunk of land, part of which will be used for flood mitigation. — image credit: Nick Hodge photo. 0. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Nov 8, 2016 at 7:00 AM— updated Nov 8, 2016 at 12:44 PM.
    Lumby purchases more than 80 acres of land for flood mitigationInfoTel News Ltdall 3 news articles »
  • Hockeyville only the start for Lumby - The Daily Courier (subscription)

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    Hockeyville only the start for Lumby
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    Lumby received $100,000 for upgrades to its Pat Duke Arena and hosted an NHL exhibition game in Vernon by winning the national contest. But fundraising continues in an effort to pay for even more improvements to the arena. Telus recently contributed ...
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    Lumby arena upgrade rings up $16000 Telus grantVernon Morning Starall 3 news articles »
  • No charges expected in wake of Lumby grow-op fire - Globalnews.ca

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    No charges expected in wake of Lumby grow-op fire
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    Watch Above: Flames damaged two north Okanagan homes over the weekend. As Megan Turcato reports one of the fires involved a marijuana grow-op. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence ...and more »
  • More cash for Lumby arena - Castanet.net

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    More cash for Lumby arena
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    Local fundraisers have scored more cash for Lumby's aging Pat Duke Memorial Arena which will be undergoing major renovations. Telus has come through with a $16,000 grant to take the total raised locally to $35,000. The money will be added to the ...
    Lumby arena upgrade rings up $16000 Telus grantVernon Morning Star
    Hockeyville only the start for LumbyThe Daily Courier (subscription)all 3 news articles »
  • Lumby arena upgrade rings up $16000 Telus grant - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby arena upgrade rings up $16000 Telus grant
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    Telus has chipped in $16,000 through a Community Investment grant to help with upgrades to Lumby's Pat Duke Memorial Arena. — image credit: morning star file photo. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email Share to ...
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    Hockeyville only the start for LumbyThe Daily Courier (subscription)all 3 news articles »
  • Lumby house fire investigated - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby house fire investigated
    Vernon Morning Star
    Donations are being gathered for a Lumby family who lost their home to a fire Sunday. — image credit: Go Fund Me image. 0. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Nov 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM— updated Nov 8, 2016 at 11:41 AM. Help is being ...
  • Lumby photographer shows his 'Innerscapes' - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby photographer shows his 'Innerscapes'
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    Lumby photographer Doug Jones is showing this image of Kuskanax Creek near Nakusp along with his other “Innerscapes” at the Village Gallery for the month of November. — image credit: Doug Jones photography. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star
  • Lumby politician questions process - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby politician questions process
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    Coun. Nick Hodge has asked for a report from staff about how many business licenses are approved and how many are denied. “Council needs to know if bylaws are blocking business from coming to Lumby,” he said. However, the rest of council denied ...and more »
  • Lumby Stars sweep two - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby Stars sweep two
    Vernon Morning Star
    The Lumby Stars, sponsored by Bannister GM and Irly Bird Building Centers, iced Winfield #1 Bruins 8-3 and mauled the Vernon Butcher Boys Bears 16-1 in Pee Wee hockey play. Ryder Quibell, Zachary Young and Quintin O'Neill each bagged deuces in ...
  • Lumby doctor is in - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby doctor is in
    Vernon Morning Star
    Officials have been notified that a physician from Kelowna will set up practice in the village in August 2017. “He has a young family and he is looking for a small community to raise his family,” said Mayor Kevin Acton. “He seems to really click with ...and more »
  • Lumby man charged in fatal Saskatchewan accident - Vernon Morning Star

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    Lumby man charged in fatal Saskatchewan accident
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    A Lumby man is facing three charges in connection with a motor-vehicle accident that left two people dead. — image credit: sasklawcourts.ca. XComments Closed. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Oct 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM. Morning Star ...
    Lumby man facing charges in Saskatchewan accident that killed 2The Daily Courier (subscription)all 9 news articles »
  • Lumby survey revealing - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby survey revealing
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    “I thought there would be glaring surprises but it hits all of the marks,” said Mayor Kevin Acton. “All of the issues mentioned are issues we're working on — affordability, housing.” A total of 720 surveys were sent out and 222, or 30 per cent, were ...
  • Lumby needs jobs - Castanet.net

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    Lumby needs jobs
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    Lumby residents have listed the need for employment opportunities as the number one issue facing villagers. Results of a community survey sent out to 720 households have been posted on the Village of Lumby website. At total of 222 residents replied.
  • Lumby, Splatsin work together on community forest - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby, Splatsin work together on community forest
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    A new sign is unveiled Tuesday by Rick Fairbairn (left), Monashee Community Forest president, MLA Eric Foster, Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton and Splatsin Chief Wayne Christian. — image credit: Richard Rolke/morning star. 0 ...
  • Facebook sex predator Benjamin Lumby banned from contacting girls - Hull Daily Mail

    Facebook sex predator Benjamin Lumby banned from contacting girls
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    A "cynical sexual predator" who groomed teenagers on Facebook has been banned from contacting all girls under 18. Benjamin Lumby, 27, is the first person in the Humberside Police area to be subject to a sexual harm prevention order while not being a ...
  • Lumby rallies around food bank - Vernon Morning Star

    Lumby rallies around food bank
    Vernon Morning Star
    A food drive in Lavington and Lumby collected more than 5,200 pounds of food and more than $1,000 in cash. — image credit: Morning star file photo. 0. by Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star; Lumby posted Oct 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM. Lumby and Lavington ...
  • Lumby granted funds - Castanet.net

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    Lumby granted funds
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    The Village of Lumby is getting $68,329 under the B.C. rural dividend fund to assess underdeveloped private properties in the community. The project includes establishing terms of reference with partnerships, distributing requests for proposals to ...
    Grant targets Lumby economic developmentVernon Morning Starall 2 news articles »
  • Hockeyville a game changer for Lumby - Vernon Morning Star

    Hockeyville a game changer for Lumby
    Vernon Morning Star
    It was the Oilers and Kings that went head-to-head on the ice, but it was truly Lumby that entered the big leagues. Sunday's NHL exhibition game at Kal Tire Place wrapped up a weekend of festivities celebrating the village's designation as Kraft ...and more »
  • Lumby man dies in crash - The Daily Courier (subscription)

    Lumby man dies in crash
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    A Lumby man who died in a car accident near Golden last week has been identified as Ralph Alexander Coombs. Coombs, 62, was the driver and sole occupant of a commercial transport truck that was headed east on Highway 1 shortly before noon on Sept.and more »
  • Identity confirmed of deceased Lumby man - Vernon Morning Star

    Identity confirmed of deceased Lumby man
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    The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after a motor vehicle accident near Golden Sept. 28. Ralph Alexander Coombs, 62, of Lumby, was the driver and sole occupant of a commercial transport truck that was headed ...
    Lumby man identified in fatal crash outside GoldenInfoTel News Ltdall 2 news articles »
  • NHL stars dazzle small town fans as Lumby celebrates Kraft Hockeyville win - KelownaNow

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    NHL stars dazzle small town fans as Lumby celebrates Kraft Hockeyville win
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    When a community comes together to make something happen, the possibilities are endless. Could we have guessed that the teeny, tiny town of Lumby, BC would be making headlines and given a national title for its connection to Canada's favourite sport?
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    Hockeyville a true celebration of LumbyVernon Morning Starall 32 news articles »
  • Lumby man identified in fatal crash outside Golden - InfoTel News Ltd

    Lumby man identified in fatal crash outside Golden
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    LUMBY - The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Golden last week. Ralph Alexander Coombs, 62, from Lumby was killed in the crash on the Trans Canada just after 12 p.m. on ...
    Identity confirmed of deceased Lumby manVernon Morning Starall 2 news articles »