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story of Rufus Woods and the development of central Washington

Bruce Mitchell

story of Rufus Woods and the development of central Washington

by Bruce Mitchell

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Published by Wenatchee Daily World in [Wenatchee, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Woods, Rufus, -- 1878-1950,
  • Wenatchee daily world,
  • Journalists -- Washington (State) -- Wenatchee -- Biography,
  • American newspapers -- Washington (State) -- Wenatchee -- History,
  • Columbia River Valley -- Economic policy,
  • Washington (State) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruce Mitchell.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsWenatchee Daily World,, Pacific Northwest History Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17620484M
    OCLC/WorldCa17467893

    SELECTED READINGS IN THE HISTORY OF THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION INTRODUCTION TO THE SELECTED READINGS LIST Readers in the history of Reclamation will quickly learn that writers differ markedly on how Ficken, Robert E. Rufus Woods: The Columbia River, and the Building of Modern Washington. Pullman. "The Memoir of Eleanor Castellan: The Years in the Pacific Northwest, ," ed. James W. Castellan & Norman H. Clark, "Normal Schools of the Pacific Northwest: The Lifelong Impact of Extracurricular Club Activities on Women Students at Teacher-Training Institutions, .

    Neil Sheehan’s excellent book. A Bright Shining Lie () is, perhaps, a notable exception. The book highlights John Paul Vann’s participation in the other war, effectively personalizing its history. But the book captures only a small piece of the complex and compelling pacification story. I just "discovered" Rufus Sewell playing Lord Melbourne in PBS' Victoria and enjoyed his interpretation of said role. I have been having fun watching as many of his previous movies and this is how I came across "The Woodlanders." I watched the UK version of this movie before I read the book - then watched the movie again. I loved the movie /5.

    Photo from Rufus Woods Collection (housed at Central Washington University) shows Dry Falls visitor on viewing platform. "Not only the Columbia was flowing here, but there were enormous ice-caps melting, during the glacial age, and rivers from Okanogan and Canada - Including the Frazier and Mississippi - poured over with a flood-tide fifty feet. Eva Greenslit Anderson (–) was an educator, school district administrator, clubwoman, and state legislator in central Washington state. From the ss, she was instrumental in advancing programs for the benefit of women and youth.


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Story of Rufus Woods and the development of central Washington by Bruce Mitchell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Longtime owner, editor, and publisher of the Wenatchee Daily World and a major instigator of the Grand Coulee Dam, Rufus Woods was a titan of twentieth-century Pacific Northwest development.

He was the epitome of the crusading small-town newspaperman whose "lifelong preoccupation [was] the economic advancement of North Central Washington" (Ficken, ).

Rufus Woods titled the eighty-page book that his Wenatchee Daily World printed in The Twenty-Three Years' Battle for Grand Coulee Dam. He dated the struggle fromwhen William Clapp first suggested damming the Columbia River at the Grand Coulee, throughthe conclusion of construction on the dam itself.

Shared prosperity, the commitment to the health and well-being of everyone, is a core principle of the visionary leaders who built North Central Washington. They took great risks in building, for example, our local public utility districts — organizations devoted to serving local communities.

Mitchell, Bruce, "The Story of Rufus Woods and the Development of Central Washington," special supplement in Wenatchee Daily World, Mitchell, Bruce, "Flowing Wealth, the Story of Water Resource Development in North Central Washington, ," special supplement in Wenatchee Daily World, March 6, Woods wrote the first story about the proposal inwhich was followed by hundreds of articles about the project and editorials promoting the concept.

Upon Rufus Woods' death inhis son Wilfred became editor and publisher of the newspaper and continued to promote economic development in North Central Washington.

Warren Woods' son Editor: Russ Hemphill. Bruce Mitchell, "Flowing Wealth, The Story nf Water Resource Development in North Central Washington, ," in Wenatchee Daily World, March 6, ; Pitzer, pp. Seattle City Light Department, "Seattle City Light's Power System," mimeographed.

The Rufus Woods collection contains the personal papers of Rufus Woods and subject files related to the building of the Grand Coulee Dam. The entire collection spans the time period from to with the years between and offering the most representation. Repository Central Washington University, Archives and Special Collections.

Rufus Woods, editor of north-central Washington’s Wenatchee Daily World, believed damming the Columbia would transform the arid land around his apple-picking town into a. Enter Mr. Woods. About that time, in the summer ofRufus Woods (owner of The Wenatchee Daily World) was prospecting for news ideas when it was suggested that he visit William H.

Clapp. It was perfect timing -- Woods was on the lookout for a big local story, Clapp and his group were ready to put forth their idea to a larger audience.

Publications: “The Story of Rufus Woods and the Development of Central Washington.” Bruce Mitchell. (Newspaper supplement in the Wenatchee Daily World) Publications: Tri-Cities, Washington. Undated Publications: “Umatilla Bridge Provides Free Bistate Link.” Tri-City Herald, Aug After attending the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good, they attended a follow up day-long deep dive in Yakima led by the conference key-note speakers.

The goal being to strengthen the entire nonprofit community by facilitating leadership through collaboration. Woods wrote the first story about the proposal inwhich was followed by hundreds of articles about the project and editorials promoting the concept.

Upon Rufus Woods' death inhis son Wilfred became editor and publisher of the newspaper and continued to promote economic development in North Central Washington. Warren Woods' son. The Art of Community NCW.

Community Land Trusts: A powerful tool to create long-term affordable housing in North Central Washington. by Rufus Woods Published June 3, Updated June 5, If we are going to develop adequate supplies of affordable housing, launching new and expanding existing community land trusts would seem to be.

Schemes to irrigate central Washington have stalled and unraveled for more than a century. New efforts are underway to divert water from the Columbia or. The Value of a Subscription. Keeping the community informed Holding local officials accountable Giving a voice to the voiceless It's only possible with your : Rufus Woods.

Ficken, Robert E. “Grand Coulee and Hanford: The Atomic Bomb and the Development of the Columbia River.” In Hevly, Bruce, and John M. Findlay, eds. The Atomic West. Seattle: University of Washington Press, p. Ficken, Robert E. Rufus Woods, the Columbia River & the Building of Modern Washington.

Pullman: Washington State. Wenatchee World Editor Rufus Woods said it was fitting that Mr. Blonk was working on a story the day he died: “Clearly he was one of the most influential people who has ever served at this newspaper.

Over the last 35 to 40 years, no other single individual has had such an impact on the news coverage of north-central Washington.”. The teacher assigns Rufus to sit next to Kenny which Kenny thinks is a bad idea; if they are near each other, they'll both get made fun of twice as much.

Kenny wants Rufus to go away so he'll get made fun of all on his own. Oh Kenny, you're better than that. Rufus. Born in Wenatchee on Sept. 30,Woods was the newest addition to a newspaper family headed by his father and firebrand publisher Rufus Woods, a fierce advocate of development in North Central.

They assumed that proximity counted for everything, that the local individuals who had so boosted the dam would exert some control over it in the end, and thus be assured of receiving their rightful share of benefits. (See also: "Rufus Woods, Wenatchee, and the Columbia Basin Reclamation Vision," by Robert E.

Ficken, Pacific Northwest Quarterly. Rufus Woods, editor of the Wenatchee Daily World and one of Grand Coulee Dam’s greatest proponents argued, “As stated by Mr. Sullivan, the project would be worthy of consideration as a purely irrigation enterprise.

But with the great depletion of the fuel and oil supplies of the country, the development of electrical energy to the amount of.Grand Coulee (map) is the largest dam in the Columbia River Basin and one of the largest in the world.

Everything about the dam is large: it is feet ( meters) tall, measured from its foundation in solid granite, or approximately feet ( meters) from the downstream river surface to .Wenatchee North Rotary is being transformed by a wave of talented young leaders who are bringing fresh ideas and energy.

The secret to the club’s success in recruiting younger members, according to membership director Rob Tidd, is that the club members have intentionally sought out young professionals, invited them to visit, and have found ways to let them give back to the community.