OKANOGAN – Voters sent local school districts a Valentine’s present Tuesday, Feb. 14 approving Maintenance and Operations Levies by well over the margins needed to pass.
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
A vote of confidence
- Dear Editor,
- Knowing that our county is suffering under a depressed economy, I checked the school levy election results on Tuesday night with a bit of apprehension. I was elated to see levies in all school districts were passing!
OROVILLE – Studio Fit and Fab opened in January of this year and has a grand opening scheduled for Feb. 20 through Feb. 26.
Family home evening
- Dear Editor,
- Concerning the family, big or small, one thing is for sure, they are important! So, what makes a family so important?
OROVILLE – Breity Tufte will be teaching ballet for all ages at the Oroville Fitness Center beginning this spring.
MOLSON – Noah and Heather Burnell have recently taken over the Inn at Molson and transformed it into the Phoenix Caf&#233; and Gallery.
OROVILLE – Joseph Enzensperger approached the Oroville City Council to ask that they consider opposing Okanogan County PUD’s current plan to generate hydroelectric power at Enloe Dam because of the high cost and potential to dewater the Similkameen Falls below.
OKANOGAN – After 19 years on the bench, Judge Jack Burchard has announced that it is time to retire and he will not be seeking a sixth term.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Assessor, Scott Furman, is reminding everyone that owns a business, ranch, farm or orchard in in the county that they are required by state law to provide the assessor with an itemized list of all personal property as of Jan. 1 of each year.
NORTH COUNTY – Voters in the Tonasket and Oroville School Districts have been asked to approve two-year Maintenance and Operations levies to replace levies approved in 2010.