The City of Sumner is facing legal action on two fronts over its efforts to sell the municipal golf course. Six Kilns Apartments, a proposed residential development by local developer Investco, filed both complaints last week – one with the state Growth Management Hearings Board, the other with Pierce County Superior Court – over the steps the city is taking to prepare the golf course property for sale and development.
The Sumner City Council voted Friday evening to adjust a previous agreement with the YMCA and pledge more money to a proposed recreation center after the nonprofit announced Thursday that its pursuing a new 10-acre site in Sumner.
Residents in Sumner, Bonney Lake and surrounding areas have long hoped for their own YMCA, and an announcement Thursday indicates the wait might soon be over.
Sumner residents have long waited for a YMCA, and an announcement this week indicates the long wait could be nearing an end.
Beginning in September, the Sumner School District will extend its schedule for part-time kindergarten classes and expand its offering of full-time kindergarten programs.
Andrea Landes will be the new principal at Emerald Hills Elementary School this fall. She has worked for the Sumner School District since 2008.
For Harriet Johnson, a simple trip to run errands was anything but simple.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Sumner has grown rapidly since opening in 2009, and its local director of operations said Wednesday he has his eye on how it might further expand.
Hard-to-find vintage furniture with colorful twists and designs has found a new home at Persnickety’s Awesomeness Emporium on Main Street in downtown Sumner.
Some of the youngest parade-watchers were the warmest as the 80th Daffodil Parade worked its way through a chilly drizzle in downtown Tacoma on Saturday morning.
Rain (likely) or shine (less so), white-glove-clad princesses and brilliant yellow daffodils will adorn floats Saturday as the Daffodil Festival’s Grand Floral Parade weaves through four Pierce County cities.
Thousands of Pierce County residents participate in the Daffodil Parade every year, from school marching band performers to politicians. This year for the first time, average citizens can buy a ride in the parade and view the festivities from a new vantage point.
Sumner City Councilman Randy Hynek announced at a televised council meeting that he plans to challenge incumbent Mayor Dave Enslow in the November election.
The weather is warming earlier than usual this spring, and the timing couldn’t be better for the Daffodil Festival. The royal court had dry fields and bountiful blooms for Monday’s annual photo shoot at Knutson Farms in Sumner, where the 24 high school seniors wore their casual track suit ensemble.
Shy and smiling, petite 7-year-old Madyson Wetzel doesn’t seem like the next Steve Jobs or Julia Child. But thanks to her creative ideas on fancy marshmallows, her Bonney Lake family is three years into a entrepreneurial gourmet trajectory that has taken them from holiday bazaars to major retail outlets and media – without losing a scrap of the original girly cuteness.
The state Auditor's Office has found the Sumner School District violated state law in its handling of allegations that a former Bonney Lake High School football coach misappropriated money raised for the football program.
Outdoor-gear retailer REI said Thursday it has laid off a "limited number" of employees at its Kent headquarters and in stores throughout the country.
She was shy, old-fashioned, a little dowdy. She’d had a traumatic youth, and no particular passion or work other than playing the piano. And she was just the first of four wives for writer Ernest Hemingway who, when Hadley Richardson met him, was a struggling Chicago journalist.
Sumner School Board members voted unanimously this week to hire an educator from the central Oregon Coast as the next superintendent for the 8,400-student district.
Sumner School Board members voted unanimously Wednesday evening to hire Sara E. Johnson as the next superintendent for the 8,400-student district.
The Sumner High girls basketball program finally has a West Central District championship title to its name.
The Sumner School District, as part of budget reductions, will have two furlough days for all teachers this year.
The Sumner School District will host two high school showcase events this month. The evening program offers eighth-grade students and families an understanding of classes and choices at Bonney Lake and Sumner high schools, including graduation requirements, academic offerings, electives, extra-curricular activities and athletics.
Residents who live on or near Lake Tapps will see a lower-than-normal winter water level in February, but the owners of the East Pierce County reservoir say it will refill in plenty of time for the busy recreation season.
Puyallup and Sumner leaders are voicing concerns about traffic congestion and other problems that proposed increases in coal trains through East Pierce County could cause.
Bonney Lake High School’s Culinary Arts Program, along with executive chef Russell Lowell, will prepare and serve a three-course dinner Thursday at the school.
Wacky Wednesdays are about to become a thing of the past for families in the Puyallup School District. They’ll be replaced by somewhat manic Mondays — all in an effort to increase student instructional time and bring consistency to school schedules.
Eight months after leaving the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), a historic Sumner congregation is doing well, growing and reaching out to help children, its pastor says.
A 23-year-old man was shot dead in Sumner early Sunday morning, according to police.
Bonney Lake, Edgewood and Sumner were among 11 government agencies in Pierce County to receive Washington State Transportation Improvement Board grants for road and sidewalk improvements.
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