ralston Ralston raises taxes, cuts spending to pay for ailing arena By Associated Press • Sep 16, 2015 RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — The Ralston City Council has raised property taxes and reduced spending in several departments so it can make next year's bond payment on its struggling arena. Ralston faces potential tax hike due to arena's money issues By Associated Press • Aug 27, 2015 RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Ralston officials could face a tough task in persuading lawmakers to help spare city taxpayers from a huge tax increase. Ralston Arena officially opens this weekend By Katie Knapp Schubert • Oct 19, 2012 Ralston’s multi-use sports and events arena opens Sunday.