Sumner School District’s hard climb to top five

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 4:37PM

As many hikers and climbers know, the last stretch is the toughest. That is something Sumner School District Superintendent Sarah Johnson expected when she and her team of teachers and administrators decided to make the climb to become one of the top five school districts in Washington state in five years.

Sumner’s Borden honored as WIAA Athlete of the Week

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 3:07PM

Sumner High soccer player Jaylin Borden was honored as an Athlete of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. The announcement was made Sept. 30.

Emergency rule filed under new state laws | Department of Health

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 1:00PM

State health officials took a major step today toward ensuring access to safe and reliable marijuana products that may be helpful to medical patients. Emergency rules filed today are intended to provide initial guidelines while the standard rulemaking process is underway to adopt permanent rules under state legislation that brings recreational and medical laws together.

Pierce County Television takes home 17 awards at national banquet | Pierce County

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:00PM

Each year, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) holds an awards banquet to honor the best in government television programming. Pierce County TV (PCTV) took home 17 awards at the 2015 event, including two first-place finishes and a sweep of the Community Awareness category.

Sumner wins, tied for lead | Football

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

With four games remaining in the regular season, the Sumner Spartans sit in first place of the South Puget Sound League 3A division. The Spartans are tied with the Lakes Lancers with a 3-0 conference record and 5-0 overall. Sumner’s latest win came Thursday against the Peninsula Seahawks.

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