OROVILLE – Due to slower than predicted build-out, the county’s Oroville Eastside Sewer Project is struggling to pay back the low-interest loan it took to construct the project which serves people living on the east side of Lake Osoyoos.
About Gary DeVonGary 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
What is itthat we see when we are away from home, whether at work or engaged inrecreational activities? Do we see inspired individuals and communities? Are weable to recognize the positive character traits of common sense and wisdombeing present in the fabric of our society?
OROVILLE – Despite being rehired for next year, Patricia Scott, Oroville Junior-Senior High Principal, announced last week that she would be retiring from that position.
OROVILLE – Commencement ceremonies for the Oroville High School Class of 2011 were held at the Coulton Auditorium last Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is bringing the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus back to town next Wednesday, June 15.
CHELAN – The Oroville High School Boy’s Golf team finished second at the Central B District Golf Tournament held in Chelan on Tuesday, May 17.
OROVILLE – THE OROVILLE HORNET FASTPITCH TEAM FINISHED ITS SEASON WITH THREE LOSSES TO THE LAKE ROOSEVELT RAIDERS.
EAST WENATCHEE – The Oroville Hornets traveled to the District 6 Track and Field meet at Eastmont on Saturday, May 21 and the girls team brought home the District Championship.
Memorial Day more than a holiday
Each year members of our local American Legions, familiesand friends gather at area cemeteries to share in remembering those who gavetheir lives in service to their country.
Allpart of the ‘attitude’
While driving home from Spokane the other day I heard agovernment official testify before some U.S. Congressional Committee on the useof water boarding, and how some techniques of water boarding were used onsubjects to assist them into cooperating with the authorities.