Archive of: Sumner

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Big corporations settle into Sumner warehouse space

Samsung and Office Depot have recently taken up occupancy in the 350,000 square-foot Wenatchee Building in the Sumner Corporate Park.

March 2015

Pierce County residents die 6 years earlier

A community effort to improve health care conditions in Pierce County heard that, statistically, residents of King County will live six years longer than those who live just South of them.

February 2015

Four South Sound businesses slapped with environmental fines

Four South Sound businesses were issued penalties of $1,000 or more by the Washington Department of Ecology in the fourth quarter of 2014.

February 2015

Parametrix adds new vice president

Puget Sound-based engineering, planning and environmental sciences firm Parametrix has named John Perlic as vice president to oversee Puyallup, Bremerton and Seattle offices.

January 2015

Puyallup/Sumner poised for big 2015, says chamber

Shelly Schlumpf, president of the Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce, thinks that her part of Pierce County is going to have a good year in 2015.

January 2015

New aerospace work coming to Sumner

Boeing today announced an expanded supplier relationship for the 737 Max airliner that will bring new jobs to Sumner. GKN Aerospace North America will be finishing and painting new winglets there.

January 2015

Accountants add resources for new year

A Sumner accounting and tax service office has joined with Jones & Sas CPAs of Redmond to create a two office, 10 person audit, tax and bookkeeping firm. The entire staff Brown & Senn Accounting team will remain intact.

December 2014

6 local Union Bank branches to close

Six South Sound locations of Union Bank will be closing by the end of first quarter, 2015. All are former Frontier Bank locations that were taken over when that bank failed in 2010.

November 2014

South Sound firm on AG’s collections list

U.S. Attorney's office announces $6.9 million in cash collected within 2014 federal fiscal year. A builder in Sumner who knowingly violated a storm water permit contributed $334k to that annual total.

November 2014

J.C. Penney closing Sumner distribution facility

After closing its Bellevue Square store earlier in the month, Texas-based department store J.C. Penney will next close its Sumner distribution facility and lay off 112 workers, according to a notice to the state.

November 2014
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