Fall Clean Up

Fall Clean Up returns, when Murrey’s Disposal will take extra yard waste, trash and even an appliance off your hands for no additional cost. If you live within the Sumner city limits, please follow these instructions to participate: Garbage – All Customers on November 17:leave up to 3 containers/bags of […]

Remembering Leroy Goff

On Monday, October 11, Sumner lost Leroy Goff. Many of you knew him well, whether from his time serving on City Council, from riding his bike around as recently as a few weeks ago, or from wearing his Mr. Sumner jacket everywhere with pride. Leroy moved to Sumner in the […]

Domestic Violence Prevention

October is Domestic Violence Prevention month. Domestic violence is a crime that affects men, women, children, families, neighborhoods, and communities. On average 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US will experience domestic violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime. We encourage all citizens to […]

Healthcare Heroes

The City of Sumner has joined Pierce County, other cities, chambers, businesses and organizations in supporting South Sound healthcare workers as they continue to battle COVID-19 as well as cancer, flu and all the other medical challenges we face. Please join us in letting our local healthcare workers know that […]

Italian-American Heritage Month

In America This heritage month celebration began in 1989 to honor the influences, achievements and traditions of Italian immigrants and their descendants in America. From wood-fired pizza to Vespas and opera, Italians have long shaped the broader American culture with 5.5 million Italians who immigrated to the U.S. between 1820 […]

Child Passenger Safety Awareness

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children, according to the latest NHTSA data. On average, a child is involved in a crash while riding in a passenger vehicle every 25 seconds; and two children under 13 were killed and an estimated 374 were injured every day in […]

Safety of Bikes, Pedestrians, & Drivers

Please brush up on basic safety tips to keep pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles moving safely through Sumner.  BICYCLES Wear a helmet (all ages). Avoid riding on the sidewalk in crowded business areas. Yield to pedestrians on sidewalks and in crosswalks. Wear lights/reflective gear if riding in the darks. PEDESTRIANS Look […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sumner is blessed to have a vibrant and growing Hispanic population. While celebrations occur throughout the year, September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. The observation of this month began in 1968 and expanded in 1988 and is a great time to celebrate and learn more within our community […]

Back to School Safety

As Sumner schools head back into session, it’s time for students, parents and all drivers to brush up on the basics to keep students safe, whether they’re walking to school, riding a bicycle or riding the bus. Walking: wear bright colors; look both ways before crossing the road; don’t get […]

New Operations Facility

There’s the snow plows, the excavator, the bucket truck, the sand-bag machine, the electronic readerboard signs….Over the past few years, the City has invested in quality equipment to keep your water, sewer and road systems in good repair. Built in 2001, the existing City Shops facility has been out-grown for […]

166th/SR 410 Interchange

The State Route 410/166th Avenue interchange is a congested mess. Originally built in the early 1970s, this interchange serves regional commuters cutting through Sumner to avoid the SR 167 congestion and thousands of vehicles trying to access busy commercial areas. Beyond the usual congestion found at so many regional interchanges/routes, […]

Wood & Main Intersection

Design is underway to fix the intersection of Main Street and Wood Avenue. This intersection heralds back to the historic old town Sumner. Now, with street and sidewalk upgrades along Main Street, it is time to update this remaining gap for accessible and safe walking and vehicle use of the […]
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