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Rufus Woods

Department: Editorial

Position: Publisher and Chairman

Responsibilities: Photographer, Reporter

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  1. A small crowd gathered Thursday night at the Wenatchee Community Center to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project’s local office.
  2. “I believe the children are our future
  3. With the successful completion of the recent $8.67 million Wenatchee Foothills Campaign, land protected in the foothills west of Wenatchee for people and wildlife has doubled. Now our community has new opportunities, with expanded possibilities for exploring, hiking, mountain biking and riding horses. Increased use also presents new challenges. As a community we need to ensure that we use the land in a way that prevents damage and preserves the beauty of this amazing resource that is ours.
  4. I had a delightful conversation with Misael Fajardo-Perez over coffee recently.
  5. “How far are you willing to go?” asked Dr. Gene Sharratt at the conclusion of the inaugural TEDx Wenatchee Valley event on Thursday afternoon. The theme of the event was “Connecting the Dots,” in reference to the habit of organizations and individuals to operate in silos rather than collaborate and cooperate.