• Police Week

    Every week, I pray that all our officers return home safely after their shift. As Sumner joins the nation in celebrating Police Week May 15-21, please thank our officers for their constant dedication and join in honoring the service they provide to our community. Hopefully, none of us will need …

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  • Rhubarb Heritage

    In 1893, Adam Knoblauch shipped the first field rhubarb to Seattle in gunnysacks.  From there, an industry was born that exists even today.  In the mid-1900s, the best rhubarb stalks were cut to size to be packed  in crates for sale.  Lesser quality stalks were taken to a facility in …

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  • Project Homeless Connect

    We all know that homelessness is a growing concern in our entire region.  Sumner is not immune:in fact, we never have been.  There are stories of how in the ’30s, “hobos” or “tramps” (the term used back then) would gather at the river by the Cannery, which was then actually …

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  • Hanging Baskets

    Sumner Downtown Association is selling beautiful hanging baskets from Sumner’s own Windmill Gardens to raise money for the larger hanging baskets that grace the City in summer.  Baskets are only $35 for SDA members/$40 for non-members. (Hint: individual membership is only $35–might be worth it based on how many baskets …

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