city council http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Casper City Council considers repealing or changing smoking ban http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/casper-city-council-considers-repealing-or-changing-smoking-ban <p>Next month the Casper City Council will vote to remove or change the city’s smoking ban.&nbsp; At the very least, councilors are considering exempting bars, health care facilities, and private clubs from the ban.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The smoking ban was implanted last summer.&nbsp;</p><p>Anna Edwards of the group Smokefree Natrona County says her group will fight to keep the ban in place.&nbsp; She says they are trying to protect the health of a lot of people, including employees.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:15:05 +0000 Bob Beck 37941 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Casper City Council considers repealing or changing smoking ban Laramie votes to change how city councilors are elected http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-votes-change-how-city-councilors-are-elected <p>&nbsp;Voters in Laramie have backed changing the way city councilors there are elected.</p><p>Currently, voters pick city councilors to represent seven wards and two at-large members. On Tuesday, voters were asked whether to stick with that system or change the number of wards or change the number of at-large members.</p><p>The city clerk&#39;s office said Wednesday that unofficial results show that the option to create three wards with three council members each got the most votes.</p><p>The results won&#39;t be official until election officials review the results on Thursday.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 01:42:16 +0000 The Associated Press 15134 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org