Archive of: Sumner

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Sumner council considers new utility rates

The City of Sumner is setting new utility rates as part of the 2013-2014 budget cycle. The residential water bill base rate will go from the current $12.30 to $17.22 in 2013 and $19.63 in 2014. The residential sewer bill base rate will go from the current $41.27 to $45.61 in 2013 and $50.39 in 2014. Storm rates will stay the same in 2013 at $9.97 and increase to $10.84 in 2014.

October 2012

GMCR seeking to fill multiple vacancies

Greem Mountain Coffee Roasters is looking for machine operators, material handlers, sanitation facility cleaners, coffee grinders, distribution workers and seasonal employees.

October 2012

Golf course woes leave Sumner with few options

The "golf course question" has been haunting Sumner city officials for about a decade and as deadlines for bond payments approach, decisions must be made about the future of Sumner Meadows. The course, which the city owns and Billy Caspar Golf operates, generated $652,601 in green fee revenue during 2011. But after paying Billy Casper Golf, making a bond payment in 2012 and paying off other loans, the city actually subsidized the course.

September 2012

Buying beats renting in most areas after only three years

For most buyers who intend to live in a home for at least three years, buying is a better financial decision than renting, according to a new analysis by Zillow. That timeline is even better in some areas of the South Sound.

August 2012

Around the Sound 07/09/2012

Tumwater Chamber of Commerce is hosting Morning Power Hour from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. July 10 at The Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Call (360) 357-5153 for more information.

July 2012

Around the Sound 07/02/2012

Thurston County Chamber is hosting Morning MIXXer at 7:30 a.m. July 3 at The Legacy Group, 1520 Cooper Point Road SW, No. 350, Olympia. The cost is $5 for members and $10 general admission. Call (360) 357-3362 for more information.

July 2012

Around the Sound 05/25/2012

May 2012

People on the Move 05/24/2012

Michael Audas and Stanley Chapin have been appointed to Bethel School Board. Audas will represent District 4. Chapin will represent District 3.

May 2012

Around the Sound 05/21/2012

Kent Chamber of Commerce is hosting Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. May 24 at Kent Bowl, 1234 N. Central Ave. Click here or call (253) 854-1770 for more information.

May 2012

Around the Sound 05/18/2012

May 2012
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