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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. If you happen to drive past 10 N. Mission St. just south of The World building at night, stop by the side of the road and take a good look in the window to take in a unique view — an installation art project by Kasey Koski.
  2. It was good news to learn that the city of Leavenworth has renewed its lease with the Community Cupboard, a program of Upper Valley MEND, for another five years.
  3. It has been heartening to see readers responding so favorably to the outstanding fire coverage that The World staff has delivered throughout the tragic wildfires that have ripped through North Central Washington.
  4. Editors note: This is part of a report by Confluence Health’s Sarah Johnson to the management team that describes her trip to Japan to see how the kaizen process worked in a real-life situation.
  5. Sarah Johnson and her team are leading an effort to create a more collaborative, patient-focused culture at Confluence Health, using the lean manufacturing tools and techniques that made Toyota a world-class manufacturer.