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  1. Sledders focus on familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 |

    The event takes place on Sunday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. approximate seven and a half kilometres up Squaw Valley Road in Lumby. "This year we decided to focus on making this a family event, and getting the children to enjoy snowmobiling safely," said Tom Luszcz, club's president.


  2. Rattlers head into Valleys tournament this week on a rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Osoyoos Times

    ... years. Teams included in the Valleys come from Osoyoos, Keremeos, Princeton, Kelowna, Vernon, Sicamous, Salmon Arm, Lumby, Kamloops, Barriere, Lytton, Ashcroft, Clearwater and Chase. Kavneer Dhaliwal of the Osoyoos Rattlers leaps for the basket in a ...


  3. Closures hit Trans-Canada, while slick conditions exist on other routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and there's estimated time of opening due to slope/erosion activity. Slippery sections from Coldstream to just east of Lumby and compact snow with slippery sections from Cherryville to the Monashee summit We encourage an open exchange of ideas on ...


  4. Six Weeks in Europe on a Bonneville T120, Two-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    I have been my husband Bill's pillion rider for 30-plus years, riding a variety of bikes on trips as short as just around the corner for ice cream, or as far away as Lumby, British Columbia, for a Norton rally . Bill is an experienced rider and I always feel safe.


  5. Okanagan residents celebrate Family Day with loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | GlobalNews

    Family Day is now five years old in B.C. and many Okanagan residents were getting into the spirit of the holiday with events around the region. At the Kelowna Art Gallery they celebrated with kid-friendly crafts while in Lumby residents filled the community center for a day of actives.


  6. Call put out for deer headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The bovine tuberculosis monitoring program is still underway in the Cherryville and Lumby area even though the 2016 hunting season is over. "The deer heads submitted are being sampled for bovine tuberculosis in response to positive cases in cattle in the Cherryville area several years ago," said Susan Latimer, contractor.


  7. Police seeking information after Lumby home broken into and several rifles stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Daily Courier

    On Dec. 1, 2016, a home on Rawlings Lake Road in Lumby was broken into between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The driver is described as a younger clean-shaven man with short dark hair, wearing sunglasses and a dark-coloured sweatshirt or hoody.


  8. Rifles stolen during break inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 |

    ... sweatshirt or hoody. There was also a passenger in the vehicle." Anyone with information is asked to call Lumby RCMP at 250-547-2151, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Turns out they didn't use a real monster to play Doomsday. Turns out it was all ...


  9. White Knights take Atom bannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Mason Buzzell of the North Okanagan Knights and Maddex Fremont of the DCT Chambers Cougars race to the puck at centre ice in Bantam Super Hockey League action Saturday at the Civic Arena. The Lumby Stars slammed Winfield 9-1 Sunday at Pat Duke Memorial to clinch the Bantam Super League regular-season banner.


  10. Signatures for paramedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    Despite the bad weather, area paramedics got some public support Thursday for their demand to be given the same collective bargaining rights as firefighters and police officers. "We're doing really well," said Drew Hilland, team leader of 40 paramedics in the Vernon area as well as others in Lumby, Armstrong and Salmon Arm.


  11. Jail time for Lumby robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Vernon Morning Star

    A Lumby man arrested in connection with a 2016 robbery at a village convenience store has been sentenced to nearly two years in jail for his crimes. Thomas Antoine August Belanger, born in 1981, pleaded guilty in Vernon Provincial Court in December to counts of robbery and unlawful confinement.


  12. Population climbs in the North OkanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... in 2016 compared to 4,830 in 2011, while for Spallumcheen, it went from 5,040 to 5,106. Statistics Canada reports that Lumby's population went from 1,731 in 2011 to 1,833 in 2016, while rural Lumby went from 2,848 to 2,672. Cherryville's climbed ...


  13. Guidelines after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 |

    The B.C. Forest Safety Council is urging sawmill workers not to become complacent on the job following the death of a man in Lumby on Jan. 27th. The man was fatally injured while doing maintenance at a sawmill in the village.


  14. Road warnings in effect throughout the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and along Highway 97A and 97B and Westside Road. Motorists along Highway 6 from Vernon to Coldstream and on to Lumby are seeing compact snow, slippery conditions and black ice. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask ...


  15. NDP reacts to workplace fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    There have been two workplace deaths in the past week - one at a Lumby log yard and the other at Tolko's mill in Kelowna. "We hope that the investigations into their deaths will find out what happened so that we can help prevent incidents like these from happening in the future," said Shane Simpson, the NDP's labour critic.


  16. Workplace safety needs improving, says labour groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Daily Courier

    The BC Federation of Labour is calling for improved workplace safety after on-the-job fatalities in Kelowna and Lumby. On Friday, a worker at a log sorting facility in Lumby was killed.


  17. Brewing kindness: Lumby, B.C. pays-it-forward with 'suspended coffee'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | CBC News

    Jitter Beans Coffee House is just one of a number of businesses in Lumby, B.C. taking part in the 'suspended coffee' movement. The North Okanagan community of Lumby, B.C. is giving back to the less fortunate by embracing the international 'suspended coffee' movement.


  18. Okanagan deaths prompt call for safer workplacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | GlobalNews

    ... weeks ago,are a sign that more needs to be done to protect workers." On Friday, a worker at a log sorting facility in Lumby was killed on the job. On Monday evening, an employee at the Tolko mill in Kelowna died when the boom boat he was operating ...


  19. Tolko, province not doing enough to keep workplaces safe, says BCFEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... incidents at Okanagan timber facilities over the last five days. On Friday, a worker at a log sorting facility in Lumby was killed on the job . Monday, an employee at a the Tolko plant in Kelowna also died in a workplace accident. The RCMP and ...


  20. Probes into workplace deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 |

    ... Knight Chernecki, a senior manager with WorkSafeBC. "The RCMP and WorkSafeBC are conducting parallel investigations." Lumby RCMP and the BC Ambulance Service were called to the business on Bell Avenue on Jan. 27 just after 10:30 a.m. Why does it ...