“We went a whole year without being able to train lifeguards, so we lost an entire cycle of lifeguards,” said Chris Haberling of the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department.
On Saturday, the Pfizer vaccine will be distributed at Clair Memorial United Methodist Church and at the Cinco de Mayo celebration.
The city has no estimated timeframe for the opening of Spring Lake Pool or Zorinsky Pool, which also did not open this week because of a leak.
The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of human remains at Pawnee Lake.
The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium partnered with the Douglas County Health Department and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to put on a COVID vaccine clinic at the zoo.
Most of the incidents were in northeast and southeast Omaha, but a couple of reports were from west Omaha.
“We encountered a good amount of fire in one of the first-floor apartments," Omaha Fire Battalion Chief Danny Gates said. The fire was declared under control at noon.
Fourteen Nebraska students, including four in the Omaha metro area, will receive the D.J.’s Hero Award, which includes a $10,000 scholarship.
Three monuments displaced by riverfront development in Omaha were rededicated during a ceremony at Memorial Park.
A shortage of lifeguards has led Omaha city officials to modify the city's pool schedule this summer.