Editorial: Superintendent performance tied to pay
Bonus pay is off the table for Mark Evans, superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools. An OPS board subcommittee has discarded the idea in the face of criticism, but it still wants to assess Evans' performance and tie his compensation to the results.
Pokéholic quits after downtown binge
As I sit here in my cubicle, all I can think about are PokéStops: little blue markers that usually don't load, drain my iPhone battery and make me stressed at best, and desperately refreshing in a pathetic attempt to satisfy an addiction at worst. Last ...
Editorial: Mural captures South Omaha's history
The “Magic City” mural at 24th and N Streets. Before South Omaha was annexed in 1915, it was known as the “Magic City” for its rapid growth. Immigrants from around the world flocked to South Omaha to take up jobs in the Stockyards. “Magic City” is one ...
Rescuers respond to several emergencies on Elkhorn River
Another woman suffered an ankle injury as she used a rope swing and was taken by Omaha firefighters to a hospital, he said. About 5:45 p.m., a man fell as he left the river. He was taken in serious condition to a hospital. A boat capsized about the ...