OMAK – The Tiger football team traveled to Omak last Friday night and although they put the first six points up on the scoreboard, it was a close finish for the victorious visitors.
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
TONASKET – The Tonasket Tigers played one of the top teams in the state at last Friday’s homecoming game and despite a 36-13 loss to Cascade came away with some positive lessons.
LOOMIS – A 19 year-old Oroville man was killed late Saturday evening, Oct. 6, when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over an embankment near Loomis about one-half mile up Wannacut Lake road.
Justin A. Reese was fatally injured and the driver of the car and another passenger were both transported to North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.
OROVILLE – Two Oroville area residents were arrested Monday, Sept. 17 on drug charges a week after one of them brought her two year-old son to North Valley Hospital suffering with burns to the mouth and skin.