Casper City Council

Meyer to Run for City Council Again in November
Casper mayor and Ward II councilman Paul Meyer says he will seek another Casper City Council term this November. “I’m a real businessman in the city, I will hold my head high due to my business affiliations and political aspirations – and at the time when I can’t hold my …
Hogadon Fee Increases Given Preliminary City Council Approval
Casper City Council on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to several fee hikes at Hogadon Ski Area. The proposed increases range between four and seven percent and affect season pass and lift ticket fees. Under the proposal, the fee for an adult single-season pass would increase $20 to $420, and the …
City Council Postpones Satellite Winery Vote
City councilors on Tuesday opted to postpone a third and final vote on the City of Casper’s proposed satellite winery ordinance. During a special session that was held specifically to pass the final reading and expedite the adoption of the amended code, council instead voted 8-to-1 to table t…
Schlager to Run for City Council Again This November
A Ward III city councilwoman and former Casper mayor says she intends to run for a council seat again this November. Kenyne Schlager says she carries the right experience to properly guide council for the next four years. “We’ve had a pretty significant turnover on council fairly recen…
Casper City Council Rejects Stuckenhoff Construction Bid
Immediate facility upgrades will not be coming to a city of Casper-owned shooting range. Casper City Council on Tuesday rejected a nearly $200,000 bid from a Sheridan-based firm to construct an addition at the Stuckenhoff Shooter’s Complex that would have included new restrooms and office spa…
Natrona County Commission Approves Conflict-of-Interest Policy
With an eye to avoiding the turmoil at Casper City Hall, a majority of the Natrona County Commission adopted a conflict-of-interest policy for itself on Tuesday. “Members of this commission have been disturbed by what is happening in the city,” Chairman Bill McDowell said. Before the m…
Hedquist Returns to Casper City Council
Despite six of eight councilmembers formally requesting his resignation last week, embattled Ward II city councilman Craig Hedquist was in attendance for Casper City Council’s regular session on Tuesday. It was the first time since May 6 that Hedquist made a public appearance at Casper City H…
Gabe Phillips Announces City Council Candidacy
The owner of a martial arts studio announced his candidacy to represent Ward 1 on the nonpartisan Casper City Council. Gabriel “Gabe” Phillips wasn’t interested in running for office, but he’s fed up with dysfunctional government on a local and national level, he said. He…
Council Votes to Ask Hedquist to Resign
Depending on your point of view, it was an expression of the will of the Casper City Council, or an exercise in futility. Thursday night, in an, at times, acrimonious meeting, the council voted 6 to 2 to ask fellow Councilman Craig Hedquist to resign. He was accused of using his position on the Coun…

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