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  1. Province funds arts, cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Castanet.net

    Thirteen arts, culture and sports groups in Vernon and two in Lumby are receiving a total of $421,100 from the province's Community Gaming Grants program. "Sports and arts groups such as these improve the quality of life in our communities," Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster said.

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  2. Bucking broncs, bulls old hat for HohmannRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Prince George Citizen

    ... on Little Dude to wrap up second place and he placed third in saddle bronc with a 61 on Kiss This. Clint Quesnel of Lumby, the only other bronc rider entered Sunday, scored a 63 on Mercury Rising but Ryland Derose of Kamloops won it with a 66-point ...

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  3. PHOTOS: A visual look at the last three days of fires in southern B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | GlobalNews

    ... http://t.co/N6R2QBe7Fv - Jordan Witzel (@jordanwitzel) August 14, 2015 Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate to Lumby and Kelowna. But the epicentre of evacuation efforts has been Midway, a town of 600 people, where over 500 evacuees were sent ...

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  4. Rock Creek fire evacuees making way to North OkanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vernon Morning Star

    Persons evacuated from the Westbridge area near Rock Creek on Thursday and Friday were advised to report to the ESS Reception Centre at Lumby's White Valley Community Centre, located at 2250 Shields Avenue. "People are still coming through Lumby and can still check in today at White Valley," said Helen Sinclair, deputy emergency manager for North Okanagan Emergency Management on Friday.

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  5. Heavy traffic on B.C. roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Castanet.net

    ... is not contained there is no estimated time of reopening. DriveBC suggests a detour through Highway 6 from Vernon via Lumby to Nakusp or along Hwy 1 via Hwy 97A in Sicamous, however motorists should expect delays along these routes.

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  6. Help for stranded evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Castanet.net

    ... refrigerators starts to go bad. To date, 270 homes have been evacuated. Reception centres have been set up in Midway, Lumby and at the Salvation Army on Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna.

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  7. Rock Creek wildfire forces evacuations, highway closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vancouver Sun

    ... were directed northwest to Kelowna, while those on Christian Valley Road north to Fiva Creek were sent north to Lumby. "At 3:30 this afternoon it was a spot fire," Bernard said. "Within a minute it was four hectares and it just grew." The fire was ...

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  8. Evacuees stuck, frustratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Castanet.net

    ... refrigerators starts to go bad. To date, 270 homes have been evacuated. Reception centres have been set up in Midway, Lumby and at the Salvation Army on Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna.

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  9. Cherryville busing challenges generate public ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... buses transport students not just to the elementary school there but also to Charles Bloom secondary school in Lumby. "As has been the case for many years, these buses are cost-effectively located either in Cherryville or Lumby when not in use. ...

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  10. Lumby to house fire evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vernon Morning Star

    Any and all persons evacuated from the Rock Creek area to Lumby have been advised to report to the ESS Reception Centre at the White Valley Community Centre, located at 2250 Shields Avenue, which opens again at 8:30 a.m. Friday. The fire spread quickly north forcing people in the Kettle River Provincial Park to evacuate on foot and the evacuees were tactically evacuated by incident command.

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  11. Wildfires ripped through Rock Creek, B.C. so quickly that campers had ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | National Post

    ... were directed northwest to Kelowna, while those on Christian Valley Road north to Fiva Creek were sent north to Lumby. "At 3:30 this afternoon it was a spot fire," she said. "Within a minute it was four hectares and it just grew." The fire was ...

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  12. Wildfire in Kootenay Boundary forces evacuation of hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vancouver Sun

    ... were directed northwest to Kelowna, while those on Christian Valley Road north to Fiva Creek were sent north to Lumby. "At 3:30 this afternoon it was a spot fire," she said. "Within a minute it was four hectares and it just grew." The fire was ...

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  13. Wildfire near Rock Creek, B.C., ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... he Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said residents on Christian Valley Road were evacuated and directed north to Lumby. Hulme Creek Road was also evacuated.

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  14. Busing service cuts raise concerns in CherryvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | GlobalNews

    It's still the middle of summer but some families in rural parts of the North Okanagan are already worrying about how their kids will get to school in the fall. Ongoing busing changes in the Vernon School District are coming to Cherryville and Lumby in September and the school district admits the changes will have a big impact for some families.

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

    Friday Aug 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... A great-granddaughter for Christa Carpenter of Keremeos, B.C. July 28: Born to Chrystal Hansen and Zach MacLeod of Lumby, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs. 2 oz., named Alaynah Harmony Bell . A sister for Sierra and Savannah, 8; Jaxsin, 4. A granddaughter for ...

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  16. North Okanagan stars in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Go With Me, which was shot in Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon and Lumby in late 2014, has made the cut for the Venice Film Festival Sept. 2 to 12. "To hear we are officially in is exciting," said Rick Dugdale, producer and president of Hollywood-based Enderby Entertainment, which is named after his hometown.

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  17. CN Rail to restart Kamloops-Kelowna short lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2013 | Daily News

    After weeks of "gruelling" bargaining, CN Rail is set to resume service on the Kelowna Pacific Rail track from Kamloops to Lumby. But its namesake -the City of Kelowna - will no longer be serviced after CN determined freight traffic on that stretch was insufficient.

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  18. Spectacular lightning showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Rolling thunder and sheet lightning was spotted all the way from the Lumby area in the north, to Oliver in the south. Lightning strikes sparked at least three wildfires two small spot fires and one larger blaze near Bear Creek in West Kelowna.

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  19. Kelowna man tops in Canadian hang glidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Kelowna Capital News

    That much was evident earlier this month as the Kelowna man captured the 2015 Canadian Hang Gliding Championship in Lumby. The win earned Boradaille an entry into the Pre World Championship next year and the World Championships in Brazil in 2017.

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

    Jul 17, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Steven Eade . A brother for Malikai, 8; Keenan, 7. A grandson for Charles Eade of Cherryville, B.C.; Helen Eade of Lumby, B.C.; Cindy Ritchie of Vernon. A great-grandson for Margaret Dilling and Fred Dilling, both of Vancouver, B.C.; Marilyn Senger ...

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