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Coronavirus Response in Sumner

The City of Sumner remains in contact with our public health officials and community partners. We are all working together to share information, monitor developments and assess the needs of our community as we work together to slow or stop the virus from spreading further.

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“If you went looking for Main Street America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prettier one than Sumner, Washington.”
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“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
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Social Media Webinar Series

Open in Sumner Social Media Webinar Series

The Sumner Business Coalition that includes the City and Sumner Downtown Promotion Association has put together a series of free online trainings to help local businesses. COVID-19 has been a…

Special Message from Mayor Bill

Everyone who lives in or visits Sumner say that the best trait is our small-town charm. What contributes to this the most is the people. Sumner is a changing community.…
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Social Media Grants

Purpose: Give Sumner businesses a bit more amplification to drive sales now while using a common message to cross-promote. Secondary Goal: Learn more about social media ad trends and what…
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Message from Mayor Pugh about Businesses

There’s been a lot of debate about phases, masks, opening businesses, etc. I’ve been getting questions lately, and I want to clarify my intent behind a co-signed letter released yesterday.…
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Open in Sumner Launches

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales,…

Notice of Change to Sumner Planning Commission Meeting

THE CITY OF SUMNER PLANNING COMMISSION will hold its Regular monthly meeting on June 4, 2020 at 6 pm, as a call-in meeting only.  City Hall remains closed during Governor…

3 Gardening Tips

Tip 1: Street Trees A lot of homeowners wonder what’s the protocol for the maintenance of the street trees in front of your house. Here’s the answer from Dan Gates,…

Take the Budget Survey

We can do almost anything. It all comes down to money–your money. Depending on the economy, deciding what happens and what does not can look like an episode of Shark…
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Stay Home Order FAQs

What phase are we in with the Governor’s Stay at Home Order? What does that mean? Sumner is currently in the Governor’s Phase One. You can link here to find…
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Taking Care of Businesses

For the most up-to-date information on the City’s response to COVID-19, please click here. For common and questions about the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order and how to comply, especially…
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Spring Newsletter

The Spring issue of Community Connection is at the post office and will be delivered to Sumner mailboxes soon. If you just can’t wait, or don’t live in Sumner, you…
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Census 2020

If you haven’t already, take the 2020 Census right from home so that you can be counted. Click here to begin online. You can also use the link to review…



  1. City Council Study Session

    June 8 at 6:00 pm
  2. Public Works Committee

    June 9 at 4:00 pm
  3. Pop-Up Blood Drive

    June 10 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Finance Committee

    June 10 at 5:30 pm
  5. Pop-Up Blood Drive

    June 12 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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May 26, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

The Northbound lane of 142nd Avenue E will be closed today until 5 pm for work on the overhead utility lines. Please expect minor congestion and give them room to work. ... See more

May 25, 2020

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”

– Jeff Miller

Thank you does not seem enough for the gift of freedom they have ... See more

May 23, 2020

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales, social media promotions and ... See more

May 23, 2020

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales, social media promotions and ... See more

May 22, 2020

In case you have lost track of what day, week, or month it is - we have come to remind you that this weekend is Memorial Day weekend. City offices will be closed Monday, even remotely on Monday, May ... See more

May 21, 2020
South Sound 911 Online Reporting

There has been an influx in fraud reports related to fraudulent unemployment claims. We now have the capability to take your fraud report online through South Sound 911's online reporting center, ... See more

South Sound 911 online reporting system for non-emergency crimes.

May 20, 2020
Happy Birthday Penny!

Yesterday we were given the honor of saying Happy Birthday to one of our long time residents, Penny! Penny's family has occupied the same residence for several generations, for a total of 90 years! ... See more

May 19, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

Union Pacific will fix the railroad crossing at Sumner Heights Dr this Friday, May 22nd. Expect a full road closure 8am-5pm.

From Edgewood detour via Valley Ave & ... See more

May 19, 2020
It's A Fine Line

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. So on this Traffic Tip Tuesday we wanted to share with you an important message about operating your motorcycle safely.

So far in 2020, rider behavior or action ... See more

Our goal – of zero deaths and serious injuries in 2030 – is about the “one”…the individual. It’s about the Washington State Trooper struck by a truck. It’s a...

May 18, 2020

40 years ago today Mt. St Helen's erupted. Do you remember?

Now is a good time to remind you all that we also live near an active volcano, Mt. Rainier. Take today to review your plan if the mountain ... See more

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taking care of business

This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled.

As easy as (rhubarb) pie.
From independent boutiques to Fortune 100 corporations, successful businesses find their home in Sumner. With three freeways, two rail lines, getting to Sumner is easy.  With an excellent school system, picture-perfect neighborhoods and quality infrastructure, leaving becomes harder.
Check out online tools to assist your potential or established business and see why, when it comes to doing business, Sumner hits the sweet spot.

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Sumner, WA 98390

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