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MJR properties in Lacey’s Woodland District continue to take shape

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.

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Port commissioners hear concerns, support for military cargo at hearing

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.

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NY senator: Wireless emergency alerts must include photos

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.

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Lacey's Woodland Square revitalization project continues

Meeting in front of the 676A building, MJR Development Partner Mark Lahaie offers a quick tour on Sept. 20 and an update on the firm's Woodland Square Loop redevelopment project.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
Lacey's Woodland Square revitalization project continues 2:13

Lacey's Woodland Square revitalization project continues

Port Commission continues military cargo public comment sessions 3:54

Port Commission continues military cargo public comment sessions

New Puget Sound 2 Go food delivery service finding traction 4:06

New Puget Sound 2 Go food delivery service finding traction

Port of Olympia continues public discussion on future military cargo 1:02

Port of Olympia continues public discussion on future military cargo

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