In 2011, MJR Development, a Kirkland-based commercial real estate company, took an interest in Lacey and its Woodland Square Loop area. That’s where they bought the Sixth & Woodland building — distinctive for its clock tower.
Although an almost equal number of people spoke in favor of or against military cargo passing through the Port of Olympia, some also referenced a story that appeared in Monday’s Olympian that disclosed port emails and the ongoing efforts of port staff to attract that cargo business. According to the emails, May, September and the week of Sept. 16-23 were mentioned as possible shipping dates.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.
As police and federal agents hunted for the man suspected of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey, millions of people received an alert on their cellphones asking for help finding the bombing suspect. But a phrase in the short message, "See media for pic," has put a spotlight on the limitations of the nation's emergency alert system.
Lori Roper is planning her wedding and preparing to put all the arrangements into place: choosing the venue, ordering the cake, picking a dress, selecting music and opening a checking account at an African-American owned bank.