referendum

Council Acts On Liquor Licenses; Smoking Ban Blamed
Casper City Council on Tuesday approved actions about two liquor licenses, but not before a restaurant owner and the mayor blamed the changes on the voter-approved smoking ban in November. Council set a public hearing for Feb. 2 for the transfer of a retail liquor license held by the Sandbar Lounge …
City Council Makes First Votes To Repeal Smoking Bans
Casper City Council voted to repeal the 2013 softened version of the hard-and-fast 2012 smoking ban, and then voted to repeal the 2012 version itself after a two-hour public hearing and council discussion on Tuesday. This was the first of three readings on the two ordinances, and pro-repeal council …
City Asks Court to Throw Out Keep Casper Smoke Free Suit
The City of Casper is asking the Natrona County Seventh Judicial Court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by anti-smoking group Keep Casper Smoke Free. The group is trying to force the city to review nearly 100 smoking ban referendum signatures that were rejected by city clerk V.H. McDonald during an initia…
Anti-Smoking Group Files Suit Against Casper, City Clerk
An anti-smoking group is moving forward with a suit against the city of Casper and its clerk. Keep Casper Smoke Free wants to force city clerk V.H. McDonald to reevaluate nearly 100 smoking ban referendum signatures that the group claims were rejected unlawfully last month. The group’s co-cha…
Anti-Smoking Group Begins Fundraiser to Defray Legal Costs
Keep Casper Smoke Free has started an online crowdfunding campaign that aims to defray attorney’s fees in a suit the group plans to file against the city of Casper in district court later this year. Keep Casper Smoke Free co-chair Kimberly Holloway says her group, which came up 61 signatures …