After years of planning, Sumner officials announced this month that the city finally collected the money it needed to fully fund a $17.5 million project meant to relieve traffic congestion for commuters.
Take a look inside the Sumner bakery that generates a million preservative-free burger buns a day for McDonald’s. Pacific Northwest Bakery takes six to eight hours to make one bun in a giant conveyor system.
A global company is leaving Sumner, but not before gifting a $850,000 donation to local nonprofits. But donations in Sumner’s industrial park aren’t uncommon. Businesses have contributed millions to area organizations.
Sumner School District teachers, bus drivers and food service employees rallied Wednesday (Aug. 15) for higher wage increases. They’re not the only ones upset with a 3.1 percent increase that’s not in line with state averages.