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Walking in Heels…for a Cause

Inspired by the old saying “you cannot understand a person’s experience until you have walked a mile in their shoes,” five of Sumner’s leaders joined courageous men across Pierce County to boldly walk in women’s shoes. Why? To help raise awareness about sexual assault and to raise funds for the Read more…

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Sumner’s Ratings Increase

You hear a lot these days about people checking their credit rating and their FICO score.  Standard & Poors recently reviewed the City of Sumner’s General Obligation debt (both the long-term and the underlying rating), and increased both ratings: long-term rating from AA to AA+ and underlying rating from AA- Read more…

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A 75-Year-Old Editorial

Last week, The News Tribune reran an editorial that they had printed in December 1941, just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The entire thing is an interesting editorial, but what caught my attention was a paragraph about Yuysohi Okada, a Sumner High School senior, who asked to lead Read more…

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Award-Winning Video

Sumner is proud to have its partner Pierce County TV (PCTV) win awards at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), especially with videos that featured Sumner.  Below are the Sumner videos that received national recognition: First Place – Public Education Second Place – Public Education

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In the Business Examiner

“This is all about relationships, it’s all about connections, it’s about follow-up and it’s about partnerships,” Suess said. “City of Sumner was awesome in the permitting, the workforce delivery people, workforce central on training, they were awesome. It’s all about trying to help make it happen. Read in the Business Read more…

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