In depth coverage of the optional one-cent tax.

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On five weekends per year, Casper is an even more bustling city than it usually is. Thousands of high school athletes, their families and frie…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Casper city officials say they aren't threatening to raise water rates when they promise rate increases if Natrona County's optional 1-cent sa…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Three times in the past few weeks, Council Vice President Paul Bertoglio has sought to distance himself from comments he made about closing po…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Natrona County officials stood unified behind Casper City Manager Tom Forslund at a press conference Monday while he trumpeted the benefits of…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The city of Casper released polling results that suggests strong support for basic services paid for by the county-wide optional 1-cent sales tax.

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  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The Casper Area Chamber of Commerce hired a local business owner to lead a campaign selling voters on the virtues of Natrona County's optional…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Natrona County officials are in the unenviable position of asking voters to approve an optional tax when people have less money.

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A woman walks her dogs along the Platte River Parkway at Morad Park during a snowstorm in January 2009. The Platte River Parkway has been a be…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Every couple years, the Casper City Council prioritizes goals to help steer its discussions.

  • By TOM MORTON - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Voters in western Natrona County should support the optional 1 percent sales tax set for renewal in November if they want a fire station to se…

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  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Casper city officials unveiled a digital tool at a Rotary Club meeting Thursday it will use to measure public interest in the optional 1-cent …

  • By TOM MORTON - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The city of Casper wants Natrona County to promote the benefits of the optional 1-cent sales tax, which will appear on the 2010 general electi…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Before dozens of local business leaders, Casper City Manager Tom Forslund acknowledged risk in asking voters how they want their tax dollars s…

  • By TOM MORTON - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Natrona County probably will face a $3 million shortfall for this fiscal year's budget of $48.8 million, the county treasurer told commissione…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Lackluster sales tax revenue over the past six months is putting a squeeze on the city's budget.

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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More than any other single item discussed by the Casper City Council, members agree that the optional one-cent sales tax needs to be passed by…

  • PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Casper City Manager Tom Forslund pitched a plan to the Natrona County Commission on Tuesday that marks a major departure from how the optional…

  • By PETE NICKEAS Star-Tribune Staff Writer
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City Manager Tom Forslund pitched a plan to the Natrona County Commissioners on Tuesday that marks a major departure from how the optional one…

  • By TOM MORTON - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The Natrona County Fire Protection District has the amount of optional 1-cent money it will need to build a new fire station to $1 million, it…

  • TOM MORTON Star-Tribune staff writer
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For whatever else is uncertain about the state's economic future, Gov. Dave Freudenthal certainly wants everyone to know that the state govern…

  • PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The Casper City Council agreed earlier this week to help the Casper Family YMCA build a parking lot.

  • By PETE NICKEAS Star-Tribune staff writer
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Sales tax money trickling into the city's checking account this month was 25 percent less than the city council expected.

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Natrona County residents voted Tuesday to keep the optional 1 percent sales tax, 54 percent in favor and 46 percent against.

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  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The Casper City Council could commit tonight to spend money from the optional 1-cent sales tax that hasn't yet been approved by voters.

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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There is some public interest in making Natrona County's optional 1-cent sales tax permanent, rather than placing it before the voters every f…

  • DICK SADLER - Perspective
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As most of you know, the optional 5th-cent tax is up for renewal this year and I hope that the citizens of Natrona County support the tax once…

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  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The Casper City Council has agreed to commit money to a project from the county's not-yet-approved optional sales tax.

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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Parts of a deficient and obsolete bridge over the North Platte River will be fixed or replaced in 2014 under a plan approved by the Casper Cit…

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  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The past 12 months of optional 1-cent sales tax revenues have been less than the amount expected by Casper City Council members.

  • RODGER McDANIEL - Perspective
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In 2002, the Wyoming Legislature made a deliberate decision to invest in preventing youth use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs such as meth…

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CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Legislature's recent decision not to authorize a study of whether to impose tolls on Interstate 80 leaves the state fa…

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  • By Chad Baldwin
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With the highest unemployment rate in 23 years, coal-bed methane activity at a near standstill and many local governments feeling the pinch of…

  • By PETE NICKEAS - Star-Tribune staff writer
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The city of Casper has received 5,000 survey responses in its ongoing efforts to measure voter interest in Natrona County's optional 1-cent sa…

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