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Leavenworth urged to support undocumented immigrants

LEAVENWORTH — A local activist group will ask the Leavenworth City Council Tuesday to take an official stand to support the city's undocumented immigrant population by refusing to dedicate city resources to their arrest and deportation.

Last day of school moves for Wenatchee students

WENATCHEE — The last day of school for Wenatchee School District students is getting bumped back a day, just one of the scheduling changes needed to make up for snow days earlier in the year.

Wenatchee schools out early Wednesday for conferences

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee schools will release class three hours early Wednesday for spring parent/teacher conferences, except Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center and Valley Academy, which will run on their regular schedule.

NCW’s top cops: Leave immigration enforcement to the feds

WENATCHEE — The top cops at law enforcement agencies around North Central Washington say they’d reject any federal request to use their own local deputies and officers to lead raids or other missions to arrest undocumented immigrants.

Pioneer Middle School’s Irelyn Branam learns about friendship, connections

“What sets an athlete apart is not what she does on the court in view of the public, but what she does when she thinks no one is watching. This is what makes Irelyn Branam a true student-athlete,” said Pioneer Middle School volleyball coach Rachel Zolinski of team captain Irelyn Branam.

Museum’s People of Our Past was inspiring

The Wenatchee Valley Museum’s People of Our Past program was a tremendous hit last weekend, bringing to life the rich history and contributions of four extraordinary leaders in our valley — Jim Wallace Sr., Pam Cole, Joan VanDivort and Paul Pugh.

Wenatchee schools support immigrant students’ rights

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District Superintendent Brian Flones sent out a letter Friday in response to “recent policy and executive orders restricting immigration ... that are causing fear and uncertainty amongst our Latino families.”

Man charged with killing Indian in possible hate crime

KANSAS CITY — A white U.S. Navy veteran has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities were investigating on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim’s home country.

Why Trump’s immigration crackdown could sink U.S. home prices

In San Francisco, an Indian software engineer on a work permit canceled plans to bid on a $900,000 home. In Washington, a Brazilian nonprofit executive passed on a fixer-upper near her office. And, in Mesa, Arizona, a 24-year-old son of undocumented Mexican immigrants won the trust of a bank — a green light for a mortgage — but now fears deportation.

One killed in Quincy shooting

QUINCY — One person died and another was injured by gunfire in Quincy late Saturday afternoon, police say. Police are looking for a third person apparently involved in the 4:15 p.m. incident, a news release from the Quincy Police Department says.