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Rufus Woods

Department: Editorial

Position: Publisher and Chairman

Responsibilities: Photographer, Reporter

Contact Rufus

Phone: 509-665-1162 (work)

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  1. First of two parts
  2. North Central Washington has a substantial poverty challenge and that is not going to change unless we work together in our communities to address this issue.
  3. It’s encouraging to see the momentum building for developing a healthy community initiative in the Wenatchee Valley.
  4. There is a great benefit when a public agency engages members of the public in wrestling with the complexities of challenging issues.
  5. With our nation’s political institutions hopelessly gridlocked and seemingly incapable of making meaningful progress on anything of substance, the time is ripe for communities to come together and find collaborative and cooperative ways to become more resilient.