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  1. Lumby makes a push for Hockeyville titleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... was in favour of Hockeyville and a potential $100,000 in upgrades to the arena. "We're all one big community and if Lumby gets $100,000, it benefits everyone," said Akbal Mund, Vernon's mayor. "They came and supported us so we want to support them," ...


  2. Office unveils opportunities in LumbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    After a few years of sharing space with the Whitevalley Community Resource Centre, Community Futures North Okanagan officially opened its own office Wednesday to meet the needs of residents of Lumby, Whitevale, Mabel Lake, Trinity Valley and Cherryville. "We want to have a profile in the Lumby area," said Norm Metcalf, general manager of Community Futures, which is headquartered in Vernon.


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

    Friday Jan 29 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Dec. 26: Born to Nick and Tawny Phillips of Lumby, B.C., a boy, 7 lbs. 10 oz., named Murphy Wilder .


  4. Lots of eaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 |

    For a bird that used to be an endangered species, the bald eagle appears to be in plentiful supply in the North Okanagan. At total of 134 bald eagle adults and 35 sub-adults were spotted by the North Okanagan Naturalists Club on Jan. 17. The North Okanagan count zone covers four areas and a total of nine different routes including, north to Sicamous, the south end of Mabel Lake via Lavington and Lumby and Enderby through Kingfisher and out to Mabel Lake.


  5. Vote Lumby for HockeyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 |

    The community 25 minutes from Vernon on Highway 6 is in the nomination section of the annual Kraft Hockeyville contest, and people are encouraged to post their Lumby hockey and community memories on social media with the hashtag #khv_lumby to support the cause. Stephanie Davyduke said Kraft looks at the number of hits on a hashtag, so the more tags, the better the chances of making it to the final 10 communities.


  6. Lumby woman still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 |

    "Inquiries have been made at all locations where Rebecka has been known to frequent, and to date, she has not been located," said Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy of the Vernon RCMP.


  7. Fairbairn back as White Valley chairpersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vernon Morning Star

    Rick Fairbairn, rural Lumby director, has been acclaimed to another one-year term as chairperson of the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee. "We will carry on with all of the good projects we have in the draft 2016 budget," said Fairbairn, adding that the committee provides critical services to residents.


  8. Petition seeks to ban boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 |

    The Lumby resident has started an online petition asking the North Okanagan Regional District to ban motorized boats from the lake near Cherryville. "Sugar Lake, a pristine mountain lake in the Monashees of British Columbia, forms part of the headwaters of the Shuswap River Watershed and should be saved from the pollution caused by large motor boats," Collins wrote on the petition.


  9. Fast-growing population in the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... because of the schools here and affordable real estate. We were an aging community and we're seeing that change." Lumby had a population of 1,753 in 2015, down 0.9 per cent from 1,769 in 2014, while the combined population of the five electoral ...


  10. Log cabin builders adapt to growing tiny-home marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Globe and Mail

    ... stood the test of time in a rapidly changing building industry. His family business, Rouck Brothers, in the town of Lumby, B.C., goes back three generations, originating as a sawmill in 1947. In the 1980s, they saw an opportunity to start building ...


  11. Co-operation key for RDNORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Vernon Morning Star

    The goal of the Regional District of North Okanagan in 2016 is to continue to provide services of mutual interest among the six municipalities and five electoral areas, as well as foster a common relationship. RDNO's municipal members are Armstrong, Coldstream, Enderby, Lumby, Spallumcheen and Vernon, and the five electoral areas are BX-Silver Star, BX-Swan Lake, Cherryville, rural Enderby and rural Lumby.


  12. Knitting clubs popular at Okanagan Regional Library branchesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Daily Courier

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  13. Home values rise in the ShuswapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Salmon Arm Observer

    ... Okanagan's urban areas will see the greatest increases in values along with Penticton, Salmon Arm, Spallumcheen and Lumby." According to a summary comparing single residential property values in Salmon Arm, a home assessed at $323,300 in July 2014 ...


  14. Questions arise over class changes at BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... extra. We want to ensure the same quality at Bloom as at any of the other schools." Kineshanko is urging parents in Lumby and Cherryville to attend an information meeting at Bloom Thursday at 7 p.m. and the school district board meeting in Vernon ...


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

    Nov 27, 2015 | 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 ...


  16. 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 ...


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

    Nov 15, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 30, 2015 | 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.


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

    Oct 30, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 28, 2015 | 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.