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Casper councilman calls for city manager's resignation

Casper Councilman Keith Goodenough is calling for City Manager John Patterson’s resignation.

June 11, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Casper city manager, police chief recording reveals police department politics

The selection of Jim Wetzel as the chief of the Casper Police Department on Feb. 28 may have led to the departure of at least one police veteran and stirred some discord within the department, according to statements made during a recorded phone conversation between City Manager John Patters…

May 06, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Casper City Council OKs Hogadon lift repairs

Casper City Council OKs Hogadon lift repairs

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council unanimously agreed to a $141,940 bandage for the aging main lift at Hogadon Ski Area, but several members reiterated their desire to take a closer look at the $6.37 million in “vital” investments recommended by a 2013 master plan.

April 19, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Council hopeful Mundell calls for improved leadership

CASPER, Wyo. — City Council Ward 1 hopeful Robin Mundell believes the current council is short on leadership.

April 05, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Charter cable service frustrates Casper City Council

CASPER, Wyo. — City Council members voiced frustration over the cable service Casper customers are getting from Charter, but for the moment it looks like there is little they can do.

March 09, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

Current, former Casper City Council members deny Hedquist claims of campaign sabotage

Councilman Craig Hedquist’s claim that city of Casper officials and private citizens met to try to derail his campaign are unfounded, say council members who were in office in 2012.

March 04, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
City officials OK downtown Casper public plaza concept

City officials OK downtown Casper public plaza concept

With the city’s tacit approval of a public plaza in their back pocket, Casper downtown advocates say they will spend the spring creating a budget and exploring ways to commit the land for the project.

March 04, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Another Wyoming lawmaker speaks in favor of medical marijuana

Thirty years ago, before he moved to Wyoming and became a Republican state lawmaker, Bruce Burns’ mother asked him to come to Long Island, N.Y., with pot.

December 31, 2013 8:00 amLoading…
Star Apartments proposal glimmer of hope for Casper low-income housing

Star Apartments proposal glimmer of hope for Casper low-income housing

Lucy Zepeda was working 40 hours per week and juggling a full course load at Casper College.

November 04, 2013 8:00 am Photos



Pot patients have tough choice

Five years ago, a 60-year-old Casper resident, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of prosecution, experienced spontaneous retinal detachment in both eyes. He had 25 corrective surgeries, and as a secondary result, developed glaucoma. Then he lost all vision in his right eye.

August 10, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper City Council will review smoking ban amendments

The Casper City Council will review amendments to the city's public smoking ban at Tuesday’s work session, moving closer to a formal vote that could considerably weaken the seven-month-old ordinance.

March 25, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper City Council will investigate options for bees in city limits

CASPER — The Casper City Council heard state Rep. Bunky Loucks’ presentation on beekeeping Tuesday and requested more research before deciding whether to permit the hobby in city limits.

March 13, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
City of Casper will prepare smoking ban amendments

City of Casper will prepare smoking ban amendments

The Casper City Council on Tuesday wavered between the decision to repeal or to amend a controversial smoking ban before eventually choosing to vote on amendments, then repeal the law, if necessary.

March 13, 2013 4:24 pmLoading…

Casper leaders favor changing, repeal smoking ban

CASPER — The majority of Casper city council members are inclined to either repeal or change the city's smoking ban.

February 13, 2013 10:55 amLoading…

Casper councilman quits Tipsy Limo to avoid conflict on smoking ban repeal

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper City Councilman Keith Goodenough has dissolved his Tipsy Limo business so he can vote to repeal the public-smoking ban.

February 02, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper Council agrees to review smoking ban after businesses report negative effects

CASPER — The Casper City Council has agreed to review the public smoking ban after businesses reported a loss of revenue in the four months following the ban.

January 23, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

Colorado's pot law: Officials expect more use, traffic, positive tests in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Access to marijuana has never been easier for Wyomingites with transportation. Any point in the state is no more than 180 miles from either Montana, where medicinal marijuana is permitted; or Colorado, where recreational usage is now legal.

January 01, 2013 2:35 pmLoading…

Budget, code enforcement highlight Natrona County Commission race

CASPER, Wyo. — Debate among the six candidates running for two open seats on the Natrona County Commission has revolved around how to refurbish the county’s code enforcement process and how to handle a predicted budget shortfall. And from making code enforcement a thing of the past to revamp…

November 01, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Natrona County Commission campaign rakes in cash

From a Republican’s sharp money-mindedness to an independent’s self-imposed campaign financing restrictions, six contestants for two open Natrona County Commission seats span a vast gamut of campaign funding philosophies.

October 14, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

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