Archive of: Sumner

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Torklift wins 2013 Exporter of the Year award

Sumner-based company Torklift International has been named 2013 Exporter of the Year by World Trade Center Tacoma, due to increasing export business.

July 2013

New TRCVB travel guide available

The Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau has announced the arrival of the 2013-2014 "Travel Tacoma + Pierce County" Visitor Guide.

April 2013

Torklift International celebrates move

Torklift International, a local manufacturer of hitches, camper tiedowns and stabilizers, recently completed its move into a 55,000 square-foot Sumner plant at the end of January and celebrated by honoring its founders.

February 2013

Sumner golf course goes up for sale

The Sumner City Council unanimously approved this week an agreement with Colliers International to market the Sumner Meadows Golf Course for sale. The land that will be offered for sale is approximately 132 usableacres. The land is currently zoned for industrial use. The City will be able to interview potential buyers and is anticipating a buyer selection in mid-April. Any acceptance of any offer will be done by the City Council.

January 2013

Comments wanted on Sumner program

The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Sumner’s proposed updated shoreline master program, which will guide construction and development on the city's shorelines.

January 2013

Pierce Co. industrial market #2 in region

The Pierce County industrial market eclipsed the Seattle Close-In market as number two in size in 2007, according to analysis from Kidder Mathews brokers, as rapid expansion of big box distribution facilities took advantage of available land and the success of the Port of Tacoma.

January 2013

Ford dealers report gains in November

Seattle region total Ford sales were up 19 percent in November versus the same period one year ago.

December 2012

Sumner repair shop settles with AG

An investigation into consumer sales practices of Dick’s Heating and Air Conditioning of Sumner by the Attorney General’s Office today resulted in a consent decree -- a settlement -- sent for filing in King County Superior Court.

November 2012

Faster service for AT&T customers

AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in the South Sound, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.

November 2012

Around the Sound 10/26/2012

Emergency Food Network is hosting its Abundance Auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the McGavick Center at Clover Park Technical College. Dinner and a live auction will follow the silent auction. Visit or call (253) 584-1040 for more information.

October 2012
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