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  1. 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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  2. Spectacular lightning showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | 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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  3. Kelowna man tops in Canadian hang glidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | 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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  4. Stork Report: New arrivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | 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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  5. Howard HuwerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | The Daily Standard

    ... him in death on June 14, 2001. Surviving are three sons, Bob (Deb) Huwer of Coldwater, Jim (Charlene) Huwer of Lumby, B.C., and Bill Huwer of Lumby, B.C., seven daughters, Joan (Len) Foisy of Lumby, B.C., Jean & Al Goettemoeller of Lumby, B.C., June ...

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  6. Hanging with the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Castanet.net

    His father was one of the best hang gliders in Canada and Borradaile recently won the Canadian National Hang Gliding Championships in Lumby for the third time in four years. In 1988, his father competed in the World Hang Gliding Championships in Australia, and two years ago so did Borradaile, where he placed 65th out of a field of 200 of the best pilots in the world.

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  7. Bus cuts leave Cherryville fumingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Vernon Morning Star

    The Electoral Area Advisory Committee of the regional district opposes the Vernon School District eliminating bus service on Sugar Lake Road in Cherryville and in parts of rural Lumby. "We need to show our support for the parents," said Hank Cameron, Cherryville director.

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  8. Missing woman found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Castanet.net

    ... short brown hair and blue eyes. No clothing description is available. Family reports that Susan left her residence in Lumby on June 28th at approximately noon, and no one has seen or heard from her since. Catt was last seen driving a 1999 Pontiac ...

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  9. Crash victims identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Castanet.net

    A new father and a newly engaged man were the two victims in a dirt bike crash in Vernon, Sunday. James Folden, 23, lived in Lumby and Trinity Bright, 24, originally from Cherryville, most recently lived in Canmore, Alta.

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  10. Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service identifies victims of motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Market Wire

    The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of two men who died following a motorcycle incident in Vernon on June 28, 2015. They were James Tyler Folden, aged 23, of Lumby, and Trinity James Dale Bright, aged 24, originally from Cherryvale but most recently living in Canmore, Alberta.

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  11. Site visit: Geoscience BC's avant-garde treetop samplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Northern Miner

    ... of a federal government initiative called "TGI-3" - identified a strong thallium anomaly, 52 km south of the town of Lumby in southeastern B.C. "It was years after we published the data, and still nobody picked up on the anomaly and staked the ...

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  12. Public assistance needed to find missing Lumby womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Vernon Morning Star

    On Sunday at about 4:30 p.m., the RCMP received a report from a concerned family member that Susan Catt was missing. "Family reports that Catt left her residence in Lumby Sunday at about noon, and no one has seen or heard from her since," said Const.

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  13. Lumby woman missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Castanet.net

    ... short brown hair and blue eyes. No clothing description is available. Family reports that Susan left her residence in Lumby on June 28th at approximately noon, and no one has seen or heard from her since. Catt was last seen driving a 1999 Pontiac ...

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  14. Lumby power restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Power to more than 1,800 BC Hydro customers in the Lumby area was restored shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday.

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  15. Power out in LumbyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Castanet.net

    The affected area includes customers east and west of Highway 6 plus those south of Deuling Road and north of Headgates Road.

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  16. Funtastic ready to rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... this year and brings thousands of people to the region. So many teams participate, every ball diamond from Enderby to Lumby is in use. The music festival has grown to be a huge part of Funtastic and will also feature AC/DC tribute band BC/DC, ZZ Top ...

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  17. Crews battle small firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... Fire Zone, Thursday. A grass fire had to be extinguished Wednesday morning on Highway 6 within the village, while Lumby firefighters and ministry crews responded to a 0.5-hectare blaze on Bear Valley Road, near Camel's Hump. Both were caused by ...

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  18. Lightning causes small forest fire in north OkanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | GlobalNews

    The B.C. Forest Service is assisting the Lumby Fire Department in trying to snuff out a small but stubborn fire in the north Okanagan. Flames broke out Tuesday evening on the east side of Camel's Hump near Bear Valley Road.

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  19. Brush fire near LumbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Castanet.net

    The fire is just east of Camel's Hump Mountain and crews are trying to access it off Bear Valley Road while the helicopter attacks it from the air. Crews are still monitoring a fire they already put out early this morning about four kilometres from the current fire.

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  20. Shuswap boat ban proposal making wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... held at the Enderby Drill Hall, Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and there will be one at the Mabel Lake Community Hall (Lumby end), Thursday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Surveys can also be completed online at www.rdno.ca/boating and they will be mailed to ...

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