Tree Planting Pictures

On April 20 and 21, Sumner gained more street trees thanks to volunteers from Golden State Foods, REI, the Forestry Commission and residents. The Arbor Day Foundation again designated Sumner as a Tree City USA, a proud honor that’s earned through efforts like these.

Around Town

Daffodil Parade Pictures

It may have poured rain right before, but once the parade started, a rainbow came out, the daffodils turned Main Street a sunny yellow. Nothing could keep Sumner’s spirits down to celebrate the 85th Annual Daffodil Festival with Traditions in Bloom. Click here to take a look at pictures from Read more…


Police Citizen’s Academy

Go beyond TV dramas to experience the real thing! What’s it like to drive a police car?  Or fire a gun?  What happens when you get booked into jail or call 911?  There are two ways to find out.  We recommend the second: sign up for the Sumner Police Citizen’s Read more…


Music Off Main: Colt & the Peacemakers

The final concert of the 2017 Music Off Main season is Colt & the Peacemakers this Friday.  Sumner’s hometown artist Andy Shofner celebrates a throw-back to Honky Tonk country.  Don’t put away your folding chairs, though.  Movies Off Main starts the following Friday and runs through August.

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Sumner University

The Future of “Mayberry” – June 27, 6 pm Tour the Sumner Police Department, including a look at a current patrol vehicle. Then, join Police staff, Mayor Enslow and Councilmembers for coffee and donuts to review what’s working in Sumner and what we can do to make it better. Est. Read more…


Daffodil Festival Pictures

Enjoy pictures from the 2017 Daffodil Festival, including behind-the-scenes shots of building the Sumner Community Float and the parade through Sumner.  Thank you to all the volunteers, staff and people of Sumner who help make this an annual favorite.

City Council


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner City Council has fixed Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. as the time to participate in a the Daffodil parade. A quorum of the City Councilmembers is expected to be present for this event. This is not a business meeting Read more…


Pierce County READS: Grunt

In the 2017 Pierce County READS book, author and journalist Mary Roach turns her eye on the science and research that goes into helping to keep soldiers safe and well in extreme conditions. Find answers to questions you didn’t know to ask. What’s a chicken gun? How much body armor Read more…

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12 Days of Goodness

The Sumner Senior Center was very proud to welcome former Seahawks Alonzo Mitz and Charles Young to visit on December 22 as part of the 12 Days of Goodness program.   There were lots of smiles, chants of “Sea” and “Hawks” and real appreciation from the first generation of Seahawks fans.  Read more…