Festival brings full day of music to downtown Enumclaw

Downtown Enumclaw will be filled with tunes of all types Saturday as the fifth annual Enumclaw Music Festival brings performers to three stages.

  • Aug 15, 2017

Weigh in on the future of Sumner parks | Sumner Mayor Update

A little over a year ago, I had the honor of “opening” the new zip line in Loyalty Park by riding it into a ribbon.

  • Aug 9, 2017

Garlic and Goats festival returns to Buckley

The festival’s intent is to promote small, local farms by highlighting different varieties of garlic, letting people interact with farm animals and giving people access to a local working farm for the day, according to the event’s hosts and owners of Simple Goodness Farm Ross and Venise Cunningham.

  • Aug 9, 2017

Chorale recruiting additional members, planning concerts

The four-part, nonprofit organization boasts close to 40 members who rehearse from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the Enumclaw Senior Center. The next round of rehearsals begins Sept. 7.

  • Aug 8, 2017

God, gators and gumbo; local teens serve in New Orleans

I could have spent the first days of my summer like any other kid. Going to the lake, relaxing with friends, playing video games. Instead, I was flown down to New Orleans, slept on the floor of an empty church, and told to work. And I couldn’t be more grateful.

  • Aug 8, 2017

To catch a suspect (or two) | Sumner Mayor Update

Believe it or not, there are people who move to Sumner, figuring that a safe community means nothing bad ever happens.

  • Aug 3, 2017

Time for back to school immunizations | Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents and guardians to make sure their kids’ immunizations are up to date before heading back to school this fall.

  • Jul 31, 2017

Change, even in Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

After almost twenty years in public service, one of the things of which I am most proud is the staff that serves our city.

  • Jul 27, 2017

Take flight at the Annual Kite Festival | Pierce County

Hundreds of colorful kites of all shapes and sizes will fill the skies over Chambers Creek Regional Park at the annual Kite Festival set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Jul 26, 2017

King County Fair | Photo Gallery

The King County Fair opened the gates to the longest running fair west of the Mississippi

Buckley Summer Series continues with family-friendly performance, concert

Entertainment starts at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

  • Jul 13, 2017

Tunes@Tapps begins concert series

Allan Yorke Park was filled with the sound of the Generals 7 Dixie Land Band.

Appreciate what we have and strive for better | Church Corner

I’m sitting at Starbucks thinking about our shift from the USA of past centuries to our USA of today.

  • Jul 9, 2017

Summertime in Sumner | Sumner Mayor Update

Every season in Sumner is special, but summer seems more so, maybe because our name practically is “summer.”

  • Jul 5, 2017

Faith has us take the hand of the hurting | Church Corner

I took my aisle seat on a flight destined for Orlando. Sitting next to me was a couple, probably in their mid-40s, the wife being in the center position next to me while her husband occupied the seat by the window.

  • Jul 3, 2017

Libraries host summer reading program

The program runs June 24 through Sept. 3 and is offered at al branches of the Pierce County Library System.

  • Jun 22, 2017

Bonney Lake High School Graduation 2017 | Gallery

Check out BLHS’ graduation at the Showware Center this year!

  • Jun 21, 2017

TIPs for Sumner traffic | Sumner Mayor Update

Yes, we continue to have traffic throughout Sumner. The question is, what are we doing about it?

  • Jun 21, 2017

Free meals during the summer months

Families throughout the area, particularly school-age children, can receive nutritious meals throughout the summer months. In all cases, food is provided free, courtesy of local school districts, cities and civic organizations.

  • Jun 21, 2017

Sumner High School Graduation 2017 | Gallery

Check out Sumner High School’s 2017 graduation!

  • Jun 20, 2017