Nathan Lipe

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

This is a developing story and will be updated as candidates file. It was last updated Jan. 9 with Green Park Alderman Tim Thuston filing to run for mayor. As candidate filing for the April 2 election closes next week, there are no competitive races so far in south county following the opening of filing

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Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com With another measure passed last week, Sunset Hills officials hope to make city buildings more energy-efficient through a 20-year performance contract that would fund upgrades with money guaranteed to be saved through energy efficiency. The board has not entered into a contract yet, but voted unanimously to sign a

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Econo Lodge redevelopment dropped for now by Sansone

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sansone Group has dropped plans to redevelop the site of the embattled Econo Lodge motel in Sunset Hills — at least for now. Jim Sansone told aldermen at a June 27 work session that his family’s real-estate development firm was looking to redevelop the 2.5-acre site at 3730 S.

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Sunset Hills aldermen reject seeking grant for waterslide

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The idea excited officials who oversee the Sunset Hills Aquatic Center, but the first stand-up waterslide in the country does not appear to be coming to south county. The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen voted 4-3 last week to reject a plan to partner with Grantwood Village and apply

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