A new community center being developed by nonprofit Step By Step in Puyallup will benefit local women and their families by providing jobs and on-site programs. Founder Krista Linden said the Germaine Korum Center for Women and Children was the right fit as a name.
With help from the PCC Farmland Trust, farmers Mark and Katie Green officially bought Terry’s Berries Farm in the Puyallup River Valley. Now called Wild Hare Organic Farm, it’s one of the trust’s forever farms.
At approximately 55,000 square feet, the new $28 million school will be the ninth elementary school in the Sumner School District. It’s built to serve 550 students and features an outdoor STEM courtyard, a library, a multipurpose field and 24 classrooms.