Reece covers Omaha City Hall, including the City Council and Mayor's Office, and how decisions by local leaders affect Omaha residents. He's a born-and-raised Nebraskan and UNL graduate. Follow him on Twitter @reecereports. Phone: 402-444-1127
Your current trash collection day remains the same. But Omaha's new trash contract is bringing lots of other changes.
With the flurry of new mandates, more than half of Nebraska's 1.95 million people now live in a community that requires a mask to be worn indoors.
The City Council voted 6-2 to approve the mandate, which takes effect Friday and expires Feb. 23. It requires masks in indoor places open to the public, including businesses, churches and day cares.
More than two dozen people spoke against the contract at a public hearing earlier this month, arguing in part that the department has too much control over the discipline of its officers.
One by one, Nebraska cities are implementing mask mandates as COVID continues to surge across the state.
All four people who were shot Saturday night at the Sonic Drive-In in Bellevue were Sonic employees, Bellevue police said Sunday night.
Sunday evening update: All four people who were shot Saturday night at the Sonic Drive-In in Bellevue were Sonic employees, Bellevue police sa…
Comments by State Sen. Justin Wayne this week seemed to spark a domino effect of cities deciding to pursue their own mandates in the absence of a statewide mandate.
A new bar could be coming to the site of the former Reign Lounge, the embattled Florence establishment that lost its liquor license after a history of violent disturbances, noise and parking issues.
The open race for the Omaha City Council seat to represent downtown and midtown has drawn multiple candidates ahead of next spring’s city election.