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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.

Exotic animals a hit at sportsmen show

WENATCHEE — Lions and tigers and, wait, what’s this? A geoffroy cat: a tiny leopard the size of a housecat! And over there, a Patagonian cavy baby, the world’s second largest rodent that looks more like a bunny rabbit. And here, a cobra, and a diamondback rattlesnake. Oh my!

Mumps hits Okanogan County

OKANOGAN — An outbreak of mumps in Washington state has hit Okanogan County, with one confirmed case.

UW expert: Repatriation Act failed tribes in Ancient Ones case

SEATTLE —Colville Tribal Chairman Michael Marchand — who gave his DNA to help prove the Ancient One, or Kennewick Man, was related to Columbia River tribes — says the federal law giving them rights to ancestral remains and artifacts failed them.

Teen gets 3 years in Skyline Drive robbery

WENATCHEE — An East Wenatchee youth who held another teen at gunpoint must serve three years in prison and plead guilty to separate crimes in juvenile court, including an attack on a disabled man last summer.

30 Under 35 | Next question: Robert Grim

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program honored young community leaders early last year. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Chelan-Douglas Trends | Share of households who own their own homes

Homeownership is an indicator of housing affordability and security. For most U.S. families, in a stable market, the home is the greatest asset in their portfolio. A recent study commissioned by the Consumer Federation of America and Fannie Mae concluded that homeownership is the main path to wealth and housing security for lower-income and minority Americans.

School districts pledge to protect immigrant students’ rights

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan School District will “support and protect” the rights of its students — documented and undocumented — if immigration conflicts arise on school property, Superintendent Barry DePaoli announced Thursday in a letter to parents and guardians.

Tribal leader has long history with the Ancient One

SEATTLE — Michael Marchand looked out the back door of the Burke Museum last Friday — during a break in the long process to receive the Ancient One’s remains — and saw two bald eagles circling low, just above them.

Still time to vote on a new park name

WENATCHEE — Online voting is open until 5 p.m. Tuesday to name the Chelan County PUD’s new recreation/natural area just south of the Odabashian Bridge on the Columbia River’s Douglas County shoreline.

Clearing the way for spring sports

Chelan County PUD parks maintenance crew member Joe Suarez, foreground, and Shawna Hanson, at right, use snow blowers to clear off the tennis courts at Walla Walla Point Park on Thursday. The crew was helping Mother Nature out, getting the courts ready for the upcoming high school tennis season, which begins next week.