Seen at the Okanogan County Fair 2016
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
Not sure how many of you were able to watch the Presidential Debate on Monday evening. While it may not have change your mind or solidified your opinion – it was an opportunity to educate ourselves on who is running for our nation’s highest office.
Sue Edick brings years of experience to job OROVILLE – Sue Edick has taken over the job of executive director of the Oroville Housing Authority, which manages low-income and agriculture housing in Oroville. Edick started the job on Monday, Sept. 19, taking over for Cheryl Lewis who has retired from the position, but has agreed [...]
Kangaroo courts and railroading
After attending the latest candidate forum held in Okanogan County, a few things stood out.
OROVILLE – She says it’s hard to let go, but after 20 years Cheryl Lewis has stepped down as the Executive Director of the Oroville Housing Authority.
Over 50 members of the Great Northern Railway Historical Society took a detour following their national convention in Spokane this month to follow the historic path of the railway in a three- day circle tour.
Writing too many litigation checks
The county commissioners have recently given final approval to both the county Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Ordinance. These documents now will guide land use in the county.
Peggy Appel Adams passed away at the age of 88 on Monday, August 29th. She died peacefully at Hospice House of Spokane with her son at her side.
OROVILLE – Tim and Dianna Naillon, the owners of the Pastime Bar and Grill, today announced several big changes are in store for the establishment.
WINTHROP – Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Okanogan County Fire District 6, is holding a Firewise workshop on Saturday, Sept 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink located at 208 White Avenue, Winthrop, Wash. Presenters from the conservation district, DNR, [...]