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Fred Wright is the new executive director of the Lacey Chamber of Commerce, a former executive at several Washington businesses. He replaces Tony Salas, who recently announced he was leaving the chamber to run his own business in Skagit County.
Lacey City Council member Mary Dean knows it will be hard to say goodbye to a city she's lived in for more than 30 years. Dean and her husband raised a daughter in Lacey, made lifelong friends in book clubs and spent more than a decade serving in its government.