Craig Hedquist

Council Gives OK to New Ethics, Removal From Office Language
Casper City Council on Tuesday decided to proceed with municipal code revisions that would make it easier to remove an elected council member found guilty of ethics violations. Under the proposed code, council would need a two-thirds majority to remove a council member following a hearing in front o…
Casper City Council to Discuss Ethics Code Modifications
Changes may be on the horizon for Casper’s code of ethics for elected officials. Casper mayor Paul Meyer said Casper City Council will mull proposals to bolster the city’s ethical code during a work session this Tuesday. “Our state ordinances, which all Casper ordinances are bas…
Goodenough Asks Casper City Manager Patterson to Resign
A Ward I member of the Casper City Council is asking for the resignation of Casper city manager John Patterson. Councilman Keith Goodenough called the city manager a “wheeler and dealer,” and said Patterson is too focused on major capital projects and not focused enough on the actual 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…
Casper City Council Approves Fire Alarm Ordinance
Casper City Council approved the first reading of its nuisance fire alarm ordinance Tuesday night. Under the ordinance, which was passed 7-2, homeowners and business owners with registered alarm systems will get two free false fire alarms annually, but will be subject to a $100 fine for a third fals…
Hedquist Public Hearing Rules Given Preliminary Approval
During Tuesday’s work session, Casper City Council reviewed and gave preliminary approval to the procedure for councilman Craig Hedquist’s Apr. 29 informal public hearing. According to the procedure outlined in council documents, city-hired attorneys and attorneys representing Hedquist…
Hedquist Public Hearing to Occur April 29
An unprecedented informal public hearing involving Casper City Council and embattled Ward II councilman Craig Hedquist has been scheduled for later this month. The resolution, which was passed by a 6-2 margin Tuesday night, not only schedules the Apr. 29 hearing, but also accepts the recommendation …

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