[3/30/18] Wenatchee World Sold To Family Owned Media Company Out Of Arizona

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Wenatchee newspaper publisher, Rufus G Woods, shocked the world Thursday, announcing the sale of the Wenatchee World to Wicks Communication of Arizona.

Wicks is a family owned community media company with newspapers, websites, magazines and specialty publications in 11 states, including Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and, now, Washington State…

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The sale becomes official Saturday, March 31…

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The Wenatchee Daily World was founded in 1905 and purchased two years later by Rufus Woods- grandfather of current publisher, Rufus G Woods.

For the next 111 years, the Woods family owned and operated the Wenatchee World newspaper.

We asked Rufus G Woods what the family, including his father, Wilfred Woods would have thought of the sale…

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