A 16-year-old boy that was taken into custody for an attempted carjacking at Pierce College Puyallup on April 6 confessed to making a bomb threat to Sumner High School earlier that week, Sumner police said last week.
Sumner Cemetery's main office is undergoing renovations to make families more comfortable. Part of the office, which was once a garage and storage space, will become a peaceful meeting room for individuals and families to meet.
Sumner School District’s video series, called “The Heart of Teaching,” features teachers at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels, who tell stories of strong relationships they’ve made with students throughout their careers.
Parents and alums spoke out Wednesday night at a Sumner School District hearing against changing the district’s name to Sumner-Bonney Lake School District. They expressed concerns over how much money will be spent and over alternating a name that’s been around for more than 125 years.
As a self-taught artist, Puyallup resident Lori Paine spent decades learning how to paint by practicing and watching other artists. Now, with the opening of her new business, Voilà Art Studio, she gets to teach others the same way.
Peggy Mills is the current Worthy Grand Matron of Order of the Eastern Star (OES) in Washington state, and acts as a sort of president of the group, visiting different OES chapters across the state. Mills’ great-grandparents were one of the original charter members for the OES Guiding Star chapter in Sumner.
The volunteers at Pierce County’s Juvenile Diversion Program understand that the teenagers they meet with every month made decisions that got them in trouble with the law. They also understand that sometimes those teens deserve second chances.