About Gary DeVon

Gary DeVon is the managing editor of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune and celebrated his 25th year at the newspaper in August 2012. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Communications - Print Journalism, with an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are Judy DeVon and the late Larry DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. Many family members still call Oroville home. He has a grown daughter, Segornae Douglas and a young granddaughter, Erin.

Stories by Gary DeVon

Free Thanksgiving Dinner offered by America’s Family Grill

NORTH COUNTY — America and Louis Perez and the staff of America’s Family Grill are inviting people to come join them for a free Thanksgiving Dinner this Thursday, Nov. 28 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at their restaurant at 1518 Main Street in Oroville.

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Suspect in home invasion arrested with stolen property

OROVILLE – An Oroville man, suspected of breaking into an occupied Oroville home in the 400 block of Main Street last week was arrested when a search of his vehicle revealed he had property stolen from the home in his possession.

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Tonasket man charged with murder in connection to body found in trunk

OKANOGAN – A Tonasket man has been charged in the death of his wife, Angela M. Bowers, whose remains were found in the trunk of a burned out car in Aeneas Valley last June.

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Cougar sighted this morning near Deerpath Drive in Oroville

OROVILLE – The Oroville District was notified this morning by local law enforcement, that there was a cougar sighting on Deerpath Rd at 8 a.m. this morning, according to a notice sent out by the district.

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Voters support Emergency Communication System upgrades

OKANOGAN – Voters are showing overwhelming support for a small increase in the county sales tax to pay for updates to the communication system used by police, fire and ambulance in early ballot counting of Nov. 5 general election.

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Voters support Emergency Communication System upgrades

OKANOGAN – Voters are showing overwhelming support for an increase in the county sales tax to update the communication system used by police, fire and ambulance in the first count of the Nov. 5 general election ballots by the Okanogan County Auditor’s office.

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Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest

WENATCHEE – From canoe journeys to flying cars, explore the history and culture of travel in Washington state with author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas at three North Central Regional Library branches in October.

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Body of homicide victim found in trunk of burning car identified

OKANOGAN – The dead body of a woman found in the trunk of a burning car in Aeneas Valley last June has been identified as Angela M. Bowers, the wife of a jailed suspect who was shot by Okanogan County deputies investigating the suspicious fire.

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Early ballot count going in favor of Oroville EMS levies, McMillan for Tonasket Council

OKANOGAN – Voters within and outside of Oroville’s city limits are voting in overwhelming favor of their respective EMS levies in the early vote count of the Aug. 6 Primary Election. Tonasket voters have also cast more ballots for Jeff McMillan in a three-way race for Tonasket City Council Position #2.

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Tumbleweed celebrates decade of bringing international short films to Oroville

OROVILLE – This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the Tumbleweed Film Festival, which has been held each year at various venues around Oroville and promises great entertainment over two nights, Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 2.

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