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Sunset Hills rugby site vetoed by Mayor Fribis

A rendering of the proposed layout and location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

The future of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club facility in Sunset Hills is uncertain after the mayor vetoed an ordinance last week that would have lifted the traffic study rating requirement for the Bombers...

City shouldn’t ignore traffic study as requirement for Bombers Rugby

Letters to the editor
November 23, 2020

To the editor: After rushing a lease with the the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club, Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and the Board of Aldermen required a traffic study to ensure safety, a common sense response...

Sunset Hills’ first-ever city administrator, Eric Sterman, leaves for same job in Ballwin

Former Sunset Hills City Administrator Eric Sterman, left, and City Attorney Robert E. Jones during a meeting of the Board of Aldermen in 2017.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 25, 2020

Four years after making history as the first city administrator in Sunset Hills, City Administrator Eric Sterman has been hired for the same position in Ballwin. The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen was...

John Stephens looks back on Sunset Hills mayoral election

John Stephens and his wife, Gena, started the private Sunset Hills Neighbors Facebook group last year.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter July 10, 2020

Despite a loss in the June 2 mayoral race, Sunset Hills resident John Stephens plans to continue to advocate for city residents. Two-term incumbent Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis collected 1,117 votes...

Fribis wins re-election over Stephens, but says she’s glad a long, ‘vicious’ race is over

John Stephens, left, and Pat Fribis, right.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 8, 2020

Sunset Hills will remain under the guidance of Mayor Pat Fribis after the two-term incumbent won her re-election bid against political newcomer John Stephens last week, following a long-drawn-out race...

South County Election Results June 2 election: Fribis wins, Crestwood tax extended, school boards set

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.
June 2, 2020

Update: This article released figures Tuesday night when the election board said that all precincts were reporting, but those were just the absentee numbers. Read on for the updated totals.  Voters...

Sunset Hills alderman responds to city attorney on her ethics complaint about the mayor

From left, Casey Wong, Ann McMunn, Thompson Price and Kurt Krueger are sworn onto the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen, with Mayor Pat Fribis also being sworn in, center.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 1, 2020

A Sunset Hills alderman is disputing the city attorney's ruling that text messages sent by Mayor Pat Fribis did not violate the city’s new ethics ordinance. Under the city’s ethics legislation, which...

Sunset Hills alderman files ethics complaint against Fribis over text messages

From left, Casey Wong, Ann McMunn, Thompson Price and Kurt Krueger are sworn onto the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen, with Mayor Pat Fribis also being sworn in, center.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 29, 2020

A Sunset Hills alderman filed an ethics complaint last week against Mayor Pat Fribis over a series of text messages, but the city attorney decided the texts did not violate the city’s new ethics ordinance. Under...

South County Election Guide 2020: June 2

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 29, 2020

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, June 2 to weigh a number of candidates and in Crestwood, decide on a sales-tax extension. The election was originally set to happen in April, but Gov. Mike Parson postponed...

Tapawingo threatens to sue to stop city survey

This aerial shot from Google Maps shows some of the streets of Tapawingo, around Tapawingo National Golf Club.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 28, 2020

Attorneys for the Manors at Tapawingo subdivision have threatened to take the city to court if aldermen send out a survey seeking residents’ views on taking over the subdivision’s private streets. The...

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