Traffic Alert

Pacific’s Stewart Road Closure

We received a Construction/Closure Notice from our neighbors in City of Pacific. They’re fully closing their portion of Stewart Road from the White River Bridge to Valentine Road (136th from Sumner) for approximately a month. The good news is that this is to widen their portion of Stewart Road. We […]

Rainier View Park Court Closure (1/26)

The Basketball Court at Rainier View Park will be closed Wednesday 1/26 from 11 AM – 4 PM. A geotechnical firm is coming to dig some test pits around the basketball court so they can perform a soil investigation for the design of the new covered court.
Questions and Rumors

About the Recreation Program

Recent news about the Bonney Lake Recreation Program have sparked some questions/statements about Sumner’s participation in the original Joint Recreation Program. For more information about what happened, including the original assessment of the transition in 2017, please visit the Rumors Page.

Remembering Mayor Skinner

Last week, the Sumner community was sad to hear of the passing of former Mayor Barbara Skinner. Please enjoy this tribute from current Mayor Kathy Hayden: Did you know that I have Barbara Skinner to blame—I mean thank—for all this? For many of us, she was our mayor, councilmember and […]

Hours of Operation

We remain on modified hours open for in-person services due to the high number of COVID cases. Open for email/phone assistance: Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pmFriday 7:30 am – Noon Please note: even working remotely, staff continue to attend virtual meetings, assist other callers and conduct a […]

Region Recognizes Sumner, Mayor Bill

The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. PSRC is composed of nearly 100 members, including the four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and Tribal governments within […]

2022 Legislative Agenda

Sumner’s 2022 Legislative Agenda highlights ours city’s needs from the State of Washington including support for transportation projects, climate change & salmon recovery and police reform.
Screen shot of the top third of a sample utility bill

Online Utility Bill Pay

The vendor running the online utility bill pay system is doing a two-part update of the system to fix a number of the challenges we’ve all experienced. However, to complete these updates, you’re going to have to re-register twice—once now and once in a few months—to keep paying your bill […]

Sk8 Park Closure

NOTICE: The Sumner Sk8 park will be closed for emergency repair until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

20mph: 6am-4pm in Sumner School Zones

20 mph speed limit in school zones
Safety while walking, using a wheelchair, driving and riding a bike

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 […]
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