Pacific will have a new mayor and new aldermen in all three wards following Tuesday’s election — but the collector, police chief and municipal judge all retained their seats.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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Voter turnout in Pacific’s Ward 2 was 31.84 percent of the registered voters, far in excess of the county percentage of 20.88 percent of registered voters.

  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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A proposed wedding venue just outside of Pacific is again on the shelf due to a technicality and poor legal advice.

Voters in Pacific have selected Steve Myers as their new mayor over two other contenders. Myers received 732 votes garnering him 60 percent of the overall votes cast.

Walker Products received accolades for being a good business partner with the city and a recommendation of approval of its plans to construct a fourth building at its 8-acre campus at 525 West Congress during a March 27 planning and zoning meeting.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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A local business owner who said she wanted the opportunity to do business with the city triggered a discussion that may bode well for all local firms that seek to get special treatment in bids for city business.

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  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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Concerns from the developer of a proposed retail complex on Hogan Road about recent news coverage on his project raised additional questions.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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When a Pacific couple first doctored hot wing sauce to make it sweeter for kids and friends with sensitive palates they didn’t plan to create a business around their family recipe.

Three-term incumbent Collector Debbie Kelley faces a challenge from three contenders in the April 2 election, including one former challenger, a former candidate for the board of aldermen and a first-time candidate.

The Ozark Trail Association, Pacific River Walk Trail Association and more than 40 volunteers joined forces Saturday, March 10, to clear more than 30 cubic yards of trash and debris from the banks of Meramec River in Pacific.

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  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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After heavy rains in the overnight hours of Sunday, March 18, and into Monday, March 19, torrents of muddy water topped silt fences and poured off the hillside of a 75-acre excavation site near Hogan and Thornton roads.

A plea hearing for a Pacific woman accused of felony stealing from the Pacific Agape House Food Pantry and resale shop has been rescheduled for the third time.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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Walker Products plans to construct a 43,800-square-foot building at its eight-acre campus at 525 W. Congress.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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The city plans to install a shorter guardrail than originally planned where the road curves on North Thornton Road curve, but first it wants to talk with the property owner of the site.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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Grading has been stopped on the steep hill north of Hogan Road due to inadequate runoff protection, but city officials say they want to work with the developer to get the project back on track.

Steve Claggett, Washington Historical Society publications committee chair, will be at the Pacific Scenic Regional Library, 119 W. St. Louis St., Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. to talk about his new book “Historic Sites and Landmarks in and Around Franklin County.”

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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A March 3 story in the Pacific Missourian regarding the conclusion of a lawsuit involving ownership of the city cemetery records brought a response from two of the litigants, who said the report was not complete.

Pacific Ward 1 Alderman Nick Chlebowski, 749 N. Columbus St., has filed to seek the Democratic nomination for the Missouri State Senate, District 26.