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Rufus Woods

Department: Editorial

Position: Publisher and Chairman

Responsibilities: Photographer, Reporter

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  1. “Time and tide wait for no man,” wrote Geoffrey Chaucer. 
  2. The 20th annual Janice Franz Talent Show at Wenatchee High this week is going to benefit a very special person in our valley — longtime cancer volunteer and community organizer Wendy Skalisky, who is getting treatment for breast cancer.
  3. This is the third in a series of stories about a married couple with three kids in the Wenatchee Valley. Keisha grew up in the United States and is a teacher at Joyful Scholars Montessori. Her husband Adrián an undocumented immigrant from Mexico.
  4. Adrián Castañeda was born not far from the U.S. border as one of four children and was training as an engineer when he received word that his mother, then living in Arizona, was seriously ill.
  5. I have been on a quest to more fully understand our immigrant community and gain greater insight into the complexities and human impacts that are the result of having a significant number of undocumented workers as our neighbors.