OROVILLE – A new after school program funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Center will be starting on the week of Nov. 27. “The 21st CCLC program is beneficial to all students and all students are welcome,” said Michael Garrett, a former Oroville student himself, who is the site coordinator for the program, which [...]
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
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County elections officials have made their third count of the recent general election and in at least one local race, that for Tonasket Mayor, the vote has tightened up considerably.
OROVILLE – Oroville schools held a special Veteran’s Day Assembly to honor local veterans last Thursday in Coulton Auditorium.
I would like to personally apologize to Tonasket School Board candidates Clint Duchow and Jeff Yeckel for an error I wrote on the election night ballot count. I wrote that Yeckel had won the race according to the first ballot count, which is unofficial because on election night ballots that remain to come in with [...]
OKANOGAN – In the early election day count of ballots two incumbent candidates for the North Valley Hospital District find themselves trailing against challengers.
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.
OROVILLE — An Oroville Police Officer finds himself on administrative leave after being arrested by fellow officers for suspicion of DUI.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is investigating a suspected case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in an Okanogan County resident.
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
OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornet Football squad defeated the Brewster Bears 40 to 18 on the Hornet’s home field last Friday night.