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160th Detour

Update: We are making progress!  The contractors will be preparing the road for paving before Thanksgiving and (weather permitting), paving the following week.   Due to the East Sumner Regional Stormwater Facility, 160th Avenue E will be closed from 60th Street E to 64th Street E.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  The image Read more…

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Fishing in Sumner

It’s the time of year when Sumner gets a lot of anglers heading for the Puyallup River. Please observe all rules and regulations relating to sport fishing.  An excerpt from the Washington Sport Fishing Rules below highlights details for the Puyallup and White rivers in Sumner.  You can also find Read more…

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Concepts for East Neighborhood

Thank you for all the ideas you shared at our popular June 30 workshop as we began planning for the future of East Sumner. We’ve condensed your ideas into three distinct concept ideas, shown below. Were you unable to attend this week’s Workshop?  You can still comment!  Take a look Read more…

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Rainier Country

The new Rainier Country is out, and Pierce County TV takes a beautiful tour of the Sumner Link Trail.  Take a look: To plan your own adventure on Sumner’s trails, begin here.

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Growth Award

Sumner is pleased and honored to receive the Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation.  Take a look at Pierce County TV’s coverage of this award and Sumner’s dedication to trees. The full presentation is at the start of the June 2 meeting, which can be viewed here.

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Thanks, UPRR!

As part of the UP Cares program, Union Pacific (UP) Railroad donated $2500 to the Sumner Police Department to help with crossing safety where City streets cross the UP tracks.  Thanks to this gift, Officer Sullivan attended the Railroad Grade Collision Investigation course, and six officers conducted a traffic emphasis Read more…

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When to Fertilize

All around town, lawn mowers are firing up and buds are shooting out.  It’s nearly spring!  Which brings up the age-old mystery of when to fertlize what.  The City offers a handy poster to help remind you when to fertilize which kinds of plants.  By fertilizing smart, you avoid wasting Read more…

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Rhubarb Revived

The City’s tourism website just got an overhaul.  Check it out at www.rhubarbpiecapital.com.  You can get recipes, travel ideas, and more about the history of rhubarb in and around Sumner.