The Oroville Hornets Boys’ Soccer team had a rough week, losing three in a row to Manson, Omak and Bridgeport.
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 is single with a grown daughter, Segornae Douglas and a young granddaughter, Erin.
Stories by Gary DeVon
TONASKET – The Oroville track team traveled to the Tonasket Invitational Track & Field Meet Friday April 15 and finished in second in the girls division and third in the boys division.
SPOKANE – A Nespelem man found guilty of the second degree murder of a fellow member of the Colville Confederated Tribes has been sent to prison.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council was updated on the readiness of vacation rentals being prepared at Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial Park at their Tuesday, April 19 meeting.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board approved a map outlining the redistricting of the school district into four school director election areas based on the 2010 census data.
OROVILLE – Keith Collier, Train Master with the Cascade and Columbia River Railroad made a presentation to the Oroville Chamber of Commerce on the short lines impacts on the local economy.
OLYMPIA – The state legislature has approved a measure sponsored by Seventh District Senator Bob Morton, (R), to extend the heavy-haul industrial corridor designation on State Route 97.
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Emily Graham finished sixth in Individual Open Western Horsemanship at the Western Semi-Finals held in Springfield, Missouri.
OROVILLE – The Oroville fastpitch softball team is having a rough start to their season with losses coming on their home diamond against Curlew, Tonasket and Okanogan.
OROVILLE – Despite cold and windy conditions, the Hornet track and field team hosted the Eagle Home Mortage Oroville Invitational on April 2 with Cascade finishing first for the girls and Republic for the boys.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140