It's shocking that some 41% percent of Omaha police officers haven't gotten the shot, Pulse writers say.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is proposing a tax cut in the upcoming city budget, marking the third time she has pushed to reduce the city’s property tax levy during her tenure leading City Hall.
Team Rubicon will cut large debris already on the ground and drag it to the curb for collection by city employees. The volunteers will also remove some damaged trees still standing.
Across multiple neighborhoods Saturday, residents said they felt left behind in the city's disaster response, even as crews continued clearing boulevards.
All customers who lost power in the initial storm were believed to be back online as of Friday, OPPD said. Most of the remaining outages began Monday, OPPD said.
Large debris removal will occur by district, similar to snow removal. Four-member city crews will head out starting Monday.
Large limbs cut to a maximum of 6 feet in length and stacked at the curb will be collected by City of Omaha crews. The collection will begin Friday and last for a week.
Adi Pour said vaccination figures — plus low case counts and the end of the state's coronavirus emergency — underscore the idea that it was the right time to retire.
Elvis Costello will be the headline act for Omaha’s annual summer concert and fireworks show at Memorial Park later this summer.
Proposals to build a streetcar line in Omaha have circulated for at least 15 years. As it was last presented, the streetcar would cost about $170 million and run from midtown to near-north downtown.
Deborah Ward, who has served as the interim director of the Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau since July 2020, has been promoted to executive director.
Jet Linx, which operates the third-largest fleet of business jets in the country, broke ground Tuesday on a new hangar and private terminal at Omaha's Eppley Airfield.
Pete Festersen was elected council president, and Vinny Palermo will serve as vice president.
Pete Festersen will serve as council president and Vinny Palermo will serve as vice president.
Thomas Warren Sr. is the current president and CEO of the Urban League of Nebraska. He served 24 years with the Omaha Police Department, including four years as chief, before retiring in 2008.
Omaha companies and civic leaders are sending the right message on diversity. It's crucial to follow up with serious action.
Since September, Keith Station has been working as Mayor Jean Stothert's deputy chief of staff for diversity, equity and inclusion — the first such role in Omaha city government.
Omaha protesters and activists reflect on the past year and how the events changed them and the city.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert on Monday called a weekend protest that featured severed pig heads "disgusting."
Geographically segregated, Omaha must improve transportation and neighborhood connections to build social capital.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and the City Council approved a symbolic resolution that denounced discrimination, condemned “extremist conspiracy theories” and made clear the city’s commitment to diversity.
The updated election results included about 9,000 previously unreported ballots. Most of them were by-mail ballots turned in Tuesday, and a few hundred were provisional ballots.
Omaha voters chose experience over change Tuesday as they delivered a decisive reelection victory to Mayor Jean Stothert, who will soon begin a historic third term.
Check out the results of the 2021 Omaha city general election and Douglas County West school bond issue.