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  1. Realtors feed the needRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vernon Morning Star

    ... someone may become ill and the high cost of prescriptions means they don't have enough money to put food on the table. Lumby realtors will not be going door to door Dec. 2 but donations can be dropped off at real estate offices in the village. "As ...


  2. Sub-zero cinema at WFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Westender

    ... doozy for a first feature," laughs Goode during a recent phone interview. Numb filmed on location in Vernon, Enderby, Lumby, and Kelowna over 18 days this past February and March. Cast and crew regularly had to snowmobile to set. The average daily ...


  3. RDNO spells 50 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... director from 1975 to 1999 and chairperson for 14 years Among them were Coldstream's Russ Postill, Pat Duke from Lumby, Hans Blattner from Spallumcheen, Vernon's Neil Davidson and Alan Hill from Okanagan Landing. "For many years, it was ...


  4. EDITORIAL: District must consult publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    After announcing earlier this year that school bus routes would be cut in Cherryville and rural Lumby, the Vernon School District restored the service completely in some cases and partially in others. "I know it won't address all of the concerns but it at least provides some solution," said Sterling Olson, secretary-treasurer.


  5. Parents relieved to have bus routes returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Earlier this year, the board cut service to Sugar Lake Road in Cherryville and Creighton Valley Road in rural Lumby, in an effort to save money. Since the cuts, parents have expressed concern that without buses, children will have to walk long ...


  6. Foster receives failing grade for bus remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Vernon Morning Star

    The NDP have criticized Foster for comments he made about an Echo Lake resident that has to drive his children 17 kilometres to the nearest bus stop to get to school in Lumby because the Vernon School District has eliminated buses travelling there. "Mr. Foster is plain wrong to tell his constituents - parents and kids - that cuts to school bus service has nothing to do with his government," said Rob Fleming, NDP education critic.


  7. Cut to rural bus route hurtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    Allan Jones is raising his children on the same family farm he grew up on, but getting them to school has become a challenge. The family lives at Echo Lake, on Creighton Valley Road, and Jones' daughters in Grades 3 and 5 are driven 17 kilometres to the nearest bus stop to get to school in Lumby.


  8. Wanted: $10,000 reward posted for modern-day cattle rustlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | CBC News

    ... (Jeremy Wasylyszyn) RCMP Cpl. Trevor Tribes said at least six cattle have been targeted this way in the Lavington, Lumby and Cherryville areas. "Our estimate is we're in excess of $20,000 as far as a loss to the area ranchers so far." said Tribes. ...


  9. Rustlers active in B.C., AltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 |

    While Coldstream Ranch, the area's largest cattle ranch, has not found any of their animals slaughtered in the the last week or so, another ranch found two of its cattle killed and butchered Wasylyszyn and his father had driven past the cattle at around 9 a.m. Tuesday, but when they returned three hours later, they found the cattle shot on the side of the Kettle Forest Service Road, 52 km east of Lumby. "These are the first ones we have ever lost this way.


  10. Costly copper stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    A break-in at a scrap metal yard on Trinity Valley Road in Lumby has netted thieves $6,000 in copper pipe, according to the owner. Two metal cutting torches and two industrial metal saws were also taken in the overnight theft Oct. 13, Lumby police report.


  11. Free yard waste disposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 |

    The free fall yard and garden waste drop-off period at all RDNO recycling and disposal facilities runs from Oct. 15 to Nov. 30. Trimmings, prunings, leaves, grass, mulch and other organic material less than 20 centimetres in diameter originating from yard and garden maintenance will be accepted free of charge at the Greater Vernon, Armstrong/Spallumcheen, and Lumby dumps, and the Kingfisher and Cherryville transfer stations. "Free yard waste drop-off periods are traditionally very busy at our facilities," says Dale Danallanko, RDNO recycling and facilities operations manager.


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

    Oct 9, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and Carolyn Willems of Vernon, B.C. A great-granddaughter for Elizabeth Joan Cawthorn of Vernon; Carol Willems of Lumby, B.C.; Anne Mitchell of Edmonton, Alta. Sept. 15: Born to Jonathan and Tatyanna Tishenko of Vernon, a boy, 8 lbs. 3 oz. named ...


  13. Sign not with the times in LumbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    Village council voted Monday not to provide $10,000 to the Lumby Chamber of Commerce to purchase a digital message sign. "There was a concern about having a blinking light in Lumby," said Acton, adding that the sign could be considered in the future as part of the village's strategic planning.


  14. Breakfast, it's in the bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 |

    A contingent of RCMP officers and the mayors of Vernon and Lumby were on hand Thursday morning for the United Way's annual drive-thru breakfast at the Best Western Lodge hotel. While Insp.


  15. Fire bans to be partially rescindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Penticton Western

    ... the U.S. border in the south, and from the Bridge River Glacier west of Gold Bridge to the Monashee Mountains east of Lumby. Anyone found in contravention of an open burning prohibition may be issued a ticket for $345, required to pay an ...


  16. Cherryville bus cuts generate frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    With the start of classes in September, buses are no longer available to students on Sugar Lake Road in Cherryville and some parts of rural Lumby. "I had to quit one job," said parent Kara-Lee Zeolkowski of trying to get her four children to school or the bus stop, which is 9.4 kilometres from their home.


  17. Victoria undecided on arena processRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... with Education Minister Mike Bernier over the Vernon School District's reduction of busing in Cherryville and rural Lumby. "The ministry agreed that there are problems but it's up to school districts to set their budget," said director Rick ...


  18. New gallery opens doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    From its early roots in a Lumby workshop, DWF Gallery Hardwood Designs has expanded and opened its doors on Vernon's Kalamalka Lake Road. DWF Gallery and its wood boxes started through a website in 2002, and Fortin then became involved in artisan shows and wood shows throughout B.C. and Alberta.


  19. New logo for foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... of health care in addition to VJH," said Mulder. "We want residents to know, whether they are in Enderby, Armstrong, Lumby or Cherryville, the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is dedicated to providing the absolute best health care possible," said ...


  20. Books flying off the shelf at Oyama libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... decreased 0.02 per cent in Armstrong, 7.56 per cent in Enderby, 21.94 per cent in Falkland, 12.73 per cent in Lumby. Circulation climbed 4.5 per cent in Cherryville in 2014. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask ...