Orting School Superintendent Named Semi-Finalist for “Superintendent of the Year” Award

Some great news surfaced yesterday with the announcement that Michelle Curry, the Orting school superintendent, has been named a semi-finalist for the "Superintendent of the Year" award by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). Curry was chosen as one of six semi-finalists for a number of reasons, … [Read more...]

Puyallup View Home for Sale-8303 69th Ave Ct E, Puyallup, WA 98371

Puyallup View Home for Sale-8303 69th Ave Ct E, Puyallup, WA  98371--Gorgeous view home in gated community of Belmont Division II.  This corner lot home features over 3200 sq ft of living space.   This 360 degree floor plan starts with a hardwood entry leading you through a bright formal living room/dining room combo.  … [Read more...]

Sumner Rhubarb Days

One of the many great reasons for living in the Puyallup Valley is all of the festivals and events each of the towns in our area have during the summer. If you're looking for something unique and interesting to do next Friday or Saturday (July 13th and 14th), head into downtown Sumner and check out the Sumner Rhubarb … [Read more...]

5 Tips For a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Independence Day is just around the corner, when millions of people around America will celebrate the founding of our nation and our declaration of independence from the British Empire. With all the celebration comes the risk of danger, so here are 5 tips for a safe and fun 4th of July. … [Read more...]

3 Reasons How Landscaping Adds Home Value

One of the benefits to living in the Northwest is all of our rain. Wait... say that again? While it can get a bit grey during the Winter, all those light, rainy days we have give Western Washington a lush and vibrant Summer that is one of the most beautiful in the entire country. Unlike much of the rest of the nation, … [Read more...]

Let Your Pet Help With Home Improvement

Summer is an ideal time of the year for home improvement. Whether looking to fix up their house in order to sell, or to simply keep their home maintained, property owners take advantage of nicer weather and a less hectic schedule in order to get their home improvement tasks accomplished. For most people, pets are … [Read more...]

Foothills Trail Named National Recreation Trail

Since it was first built in the 1990's, the Foothills Trail quickly became a favored pastime for the residents of Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting. The fully paved trail is a great way to enjoy the Washington summer, take in the beautiful scenery, and also maintain a healthy lifestyle. Valley residents have always known the … [Read more...]

Median Home Prices Increase in Western Washington

Everyone knows that the real estate market has taken a serious hit over the last few years. Good news, however, finally appears to be on the horizon. According to a report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS), home prices in Western Washington actually went up 1.27%. Individually, Pierce and King counties … [Read more...]

USDA Home Loans in Orting

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides a home loan program that has, in many cases, superior terms for home buyers in comparison to other loan programs. The main downside is that because these are "rural development" loans, they are not available in all areas. The good news, however, is that Orting … [Read more...]

Sounder Commuter Train for Orting

The Sounder Commuter Train, a mass transit light rail that runs from Tacoma to Seattle, has become a huge success as well as a commuting relief for residents of Pierce County. With median home prices lower in Pierce County than they are in King County, many Washingtonians have chosen to move south to one of Pierce County's … [Read more...]

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