Organizations are doing worthwhile planning, but residents need visible indications, now, of concrete progress.
The coronavirus vaccine is like safety gear, such as a bulletproof vest, protecting both first responders and the public.
We don't need fewer officers and do need mental health support for crisis situations.
It's fine to celebrate the state's strong increase in revenues. But caution is warranted about long-term spending and tax-cut commitments.
The FBI reports a significant increase in hate crimes in Nebraska and Iowa.
Nebraska needs more nurses, many more. Demand is high in the state's metropolitan areas of Omaha and Lincoln, but the shortfall, relative to p…
The Ricketts administration tried to hide that Nebraska taxpayers are on the hook for sending state troopers to the border with Mexico.
The nonprofit, 18 months into its contract, is failing to meet key requirements. Once its contract is up, St. Francis must go.
The ties between Omaha and Carlentini are already strong. It makes great sense to have a formal sister city relationship.
If Nebraska does implement a voter ID program at some point, it must include major safeguards to ensure that Americans retain full opportunity…
Nebraska's new A.D. has shown the foundations of success: Vision and execution.
OPPD on balance has set a good example through its power restoration work as well as its messaging to the public.
He directed his philanthropic donations to an extraordinary range of needs in the Omaha area while maintaining a remarkably low public profile.
The state offers a great variety of park opportunities and must properly maintain and enhance them for future generations.
Science-focused professions offer high-paying and rewarding jobs in the Nebraska economy. The museum can help spark a science interest in youn…
Joanne Li demonstrated notable leadership in her previous position in Florida.
The Legislature is in danger of falling into Congress-style rancor and dysfunction. New senators must keep the Legislature on a constructive course.
Nebraska and Iowa history provides relevant examples.
Law enforcement has made progress on the issue, but advocates rightly note that additional action is needed to address issues such as mental h…
NU specialists' research and outreach help Nebraska and countries overseas develop drought preparedness strategies.
Such easements are an exercise in private property rights and are a key cooperative tool to protect Nebraska wildlife habitat.
Such a strategy is the strongest tool to reduce long-term stress on the prison system. Staffing a proposed new prison would be a daunting challenge.