Reserved parking for 2nd Quarter is now on sale, including spaces in the Red Apple Lot for three months ($225). The Station Lane Lot is full. Passes will be mailed toward the end of March. Commuters who bought 6-, 9- or 12-month passes at the start of the year do not need to do anything Continue Reading
The Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade is coming up Saturday, April 7. We’re starting to build the Sumner Community Float and could use your help. Take a look at a behind-the-scenes footage from last year’s float, and if you’d like more information on how to help out, please email Lana Hoover.
Thank you for the Sumner Lions Club for joining the City of Sumner and Pierce Conservation District in planting trees along Salmon Creek on March 3. These native trees help support wetlands within our city. Why are wetlands important to a city? Here’s the answer from Robert Wright, our Local Source Control Specialist: “Earlier this Continue Reading
It’s the best when we can be anyone’s “feel-good” story of the day. Take a look at Q13’s coverage of Oliver’s visit to our Police Station on Thursday.
Why Update the Town Center Plan? The region is growing and people want to move to Sumner and the Puget Sound. How does Sumner plan to add more housing, a more diverse variety of housing, and keep its small-town charm at the same time? That’s the question the Town Center Plan update seeks to answer. Continue Reading
When most people think of icy roads and sidewalks, rock salt (sodium chloride) is usually the first solution that comes to mind. However, this type of de-icer is toxic to plants and animals (and pooches too!). When the ice and snow turns to rain and puddles, the leftover salt gets washed away into rivers and Continue Reading
Pierce County News and the Pierce County Auditor have put out this message regarding your property tax bill that will be arriving shortly: Why Are Sumner’s Property Taxes Going Up? A number of things happened all at once. In order to fund schools as required by the McCleary law suit, the State instituted a new Continue Reading
Pierce County News covers the demolition of the Red Apple building and what’s coming in its place.
The Sumner Link Trail is now listed on the Washington Trails Association (WTA) website. This handy resource offers a Hike Finder Map, and hikers and walkers can now locate Sumner’s trail this way. And only a few days after being posted, the trail already has its first Trip Report. “Hiking Nerds” wrote the following: “This Continue Reading