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Suspect sought in violent robbery at a Lumby convenience store

By Pete McIntyre
April 25, 2016 - 1:03pm Updated: April 25, 2016 - 1:57pm

LUMBY, B.C. — A terrifying incident for a convenience store worker in Lumby.

A man entered the Mac's store in Lumby around 1 am Sunday and produced a knife. He locked the door and held a knife to the female employee, forcing her to sit on the floor for about 10 minutes.

Kelowna city council floats ideas to nix image of ‘lake monster’ Ogopogo

By The Canadian Press
April 25, 2016 - 11:43am Updated: April 25, 2016 - 1:12pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — Ogopogo could get the heave-ho if councillors in Kelowna, B.C., decide to ditch images of the mythical lake monster from its parade float.

A proposal for the city’s new float stresses outdoor recreation to better reflect and promote the community.