Roger Garcia finished three votes behind Mike Boyle in the 2020 Democratic primary. On Friday, two votes put him on the Douglas County board.
Eight finalists were selected Wednesday by the committee that will appoint a replacement for the late Mike Boyle on the Douglas County Board.
Three current elected officials, two former officeholders and a former U.S. marshal are among the 14 people seeking to fill the Douglas County Board vacancy created by the death of Mike Boyle.
Douglas County will use federal funds to support a program that connects volunteer lawyers with people facing eviction. It will hire two full-time attorneys and an assistant to run the program.
Applicants must be registered voters and have resided in District 1 for at least six months. Submissions must be received by the County Clerk/Comptroller's Office by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 4.
Nebraska, stop yielding to a longstanding inferiority complex and instead move forward, a Pulse writer says.
Some couples head to the courthouse to get married. Mike and Anne Boyle went to the courthouse immediately after their 1965 church vows, still in wedding garb — to register to vote.
We see a country that would be unrecognizable by our forefathers, a Pulse writer says.
He was passionate in his approach to public service. He wore his heart on his sleeve.
Both Douglas County officials and members of the public at Tuesday's County Board meeting paid tribute to Mike Boyle, a 24-year County Board member and former Omaha mayor.
Longtime Omaha civil rights activist Charles B. Washington was honored 35 years ago today as the North Branch Library was renamed for him.
Boyle returned to public office after being recalled as Omaha mayor in 1987, serving 24 years on the Douglas County Board. "He cared about this community deeply," says fellow board member P.J. Morgan.
Former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay, 64, died of a heart attack on July 5, 2006, in Aspen, Colorado. Lay was convicted in May 2006 of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud.
More than 107,000 voters —a record number for an Omaha city election — cast ballots 32 years ago today to elect P.J. Morgan as the city's 46th mayor.
Former Omaha Mayor Mike Boyle, a Douglas County Board member, was diagnosed recently with lung cancer and will begin treatment soon.
Mayoral candidate RJ Neary has been endorsed by some of Omaha's established Democrats, including current council members Ben Gray, Vinny Palermo and Chris Jerram, as well as three former mayors.
Omaha voters who are not on the county’s permanent vote-by-mail request list will need to request an early ballot if they want to get one for the April 6 primary and May 11 general election.
Douglas County plans to use $10 million in unspent federal COVID relief money to provide rent and food help, plus mental health services.
The Douglas County Board will allocate an additional $2 million of COVID aid for utility bill assistance, plus $2 million for certain types of for-profit businesses.
The Douglas County board will take up COVID relief proposals, as well as an effort to rescind $10 million for the justice center project.
The Douglas County Board voted Tuesday to allocate $10 million to its controversial justice center construction project with money from their federal COVID aid.
The request is likely to spark a battle at Tuesday's County Board meeting, when members will vote whether to allocate the money.
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