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

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Challengers lead incumbents in two hospital board races

OKANOGAN – In the early election day count of ballots two incumbent candidates for the North Valley Hospital District find themselves trailing against challengers.

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Oroville Youth Cheerleaders to compete in California

SPOKANE – The Oroville Youth Cheerleading Program traveled to Spokane on Oct. 22 to participate in a league competition and the Oroville Honey Bees placed first in their division, earning them the opportunity to compete at Regionals in Santa Clara, Calif. On Nov. 19.

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Oroville Police Officer arrested for suspicion of DUI

OROVILLE — An Oroville Police Officer finds himself on administrative leave after being arrested by fellow officers for suspicion of DUI.

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First suspected West Nile Virus case in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is investigating a suspected case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in an Okanogan County resident.

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Oroville School Board Special Meeting

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District has announced that there wouldn’t be a quorum for the next school board meeting, planned for Monday, Sept. 25, so the district has called for a special meeting

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Oroville Hornets shut down Brewster Bears

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornet Football squad defeated the Brewster Bears 40 to 18 on the Hornet’s home field last Friday night.

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John E. Feddersen

John E. Feddersen, age 73 of Havillah, Washington, died on September 8, 2017 at Regency of Omak. He was born November 27, 1943 in Tonasket, Washington to parents Paul and Agnes Feddersen.

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Oroville School District seeks board member to fill empty seat

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District is short one school director in the at-large position and is seeking letters of interest from people who want to serve on the board.

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Judge dismisses former teacher’s lawsuit against Oroville School District, ex superintendent

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson dismissed former teacher Ryan Frazier’s wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the Oroville School District and its former superintendent, Steve Quick.

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Hiking for the Warrior Expeditions

OROVILLE – Four hikers who traveled the Pacific Northwest Trail were doing so as part of the Warrior Expeditions program, which helps veterans through hiking, rather than reaching for a bottle or pills.

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