Some residents around Zorinsky Lake have fought the plan, saying it's unnecessarily severe. Other homeowners support the trees' removal, saying damaged trees have fallen on fences and other property.
As part of the cleanup effort, Tranquility Park's mountain bike trails are temporarily closed because of an expected uptick in traffic.
Electric scooters and electric bicycles are now allowed on Omaha's trail system as part of an update to the city's parks rules. The trails are now open 24 hours a day.
OPPD CEO Javier Fernandez acknowledged the frustration of people still in the dark but said OPPD is restoring power at a record pace in its largest response ever to an outage.
Elmwood Park is closed because of tree damage. Omaha Parks Director Matt Kalcevich said the city is assessing other parks to determine how bad the damage is and if it needs to close parts of them.
Elvis Costello will be the headline act for Omaha’s annual summer concert and fireworks show at Memorial Park later this summer.
Conditions on Omaha trails already regularly present concerns about possible collisions. Adding scooters to the mix would increase the concern.
Electronic bicycles and scooters soon could be expressly allowed on Omaha's public trails, and some want the city to keep the trails open to the public 24 hours a day.
The Nebraska Humane Society suggests that dog owners understand the risks and their own dog before going to a dog park. "This kind of thing can happen with any breed of dog."