RapidSOS Added to 911

In an emergency, seconds count. It’s important to know where you are so 911 can direct responders to your exact location to deliver life-saving aid. Now, South Sound 911 can receive more accurate cellular location data for 911 calls the agency receives, using RapidSOS. In Pierce County, where more than Read more…

KING5 Features Cemetery

Sumner Cemetery was featured in KING 5’s story about changing trends in cemeteries and what they offer. Although it’s a rather unusual example, Sumner continues to set the standard of excellence for a progressive small city in the services we provide. Click here to learn more about the cemetery itself Read more…

Vote for Pedestrian Projects

Sound Transit is deciding how to spend $50 million of their System Access Fund. Sumner is in the running for two projects: Sumner Station Safe Sidewalk/Bike Enhancements and Rivergrove Community Pedestrian Bridge. Safe Sidewalk/Bike Enhancements The Safe Sidewalk/Bike Enhancements provides $1.5 million to develop pedestrian and bicycle east-west corridors around Read more…

Sumner Connects

Sumner Connects is a new service on this website that allows you to better connect with staff on key projects and ongoing efforts. It allows you to take polls, ask questions, request email updates about a specific project and more. For most interactive activity, you need to create a login Read more…

Q13 Feature Rhubarb Pie

Take a look as Q13 explores Sumner’s historic status as the Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World. If this makes you hungry, mark your calendar for Rhubarb Days, coming up July 27-28. Or, click here for recipes and rhubarb info you can sample all year long.

Screenshot of Q13 TV coverage of a Sumner police officer talking to kids using the skatepark

Q13 Features Sk8 Park

Q13 came out to feature the transformation of Sumner’s Sk8 Park, thanks in large part to the Sumner Police Department. Although Officer Martin has since taken a new role in the military, Sumner’s officers continue to stop and talk to kids, working with organizations like Mothers 2 Many to keep Read more…