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Improving Salmon Creek

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 Read more…

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Town Center Plan

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 Read more…

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Friendly De-Icers

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 Read more…

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About Property Taxes

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, Read more…

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Sumner Trail Now on WTA Site

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 Read more…

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Bridge Replacement Project

Replacing the Bridge Street bridge is a big deal in Sumner. Keep track of timelines, milestones and more as we bridge the past and future together. Timeline The Bridge Street bridge replacement is on time and on budget. Here’s the schedule of what’s coming next: Remove temporary work bridge – Read more…

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Parks & Trail Plan

The City of Sumner has been working with Berk Consulting to take all of your ideas, dreams, and wishes from the past months of open houses, surveys, and even Pop-Ups in the Parks. They distilled those ideas and thoughts into a Parks & Trail plan for Sumner’s next 20 years. Read more…

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