Tammy Yarmon

 “I would assume the reason I won is that we at Omaha Public Schools are big proponents of purchasing and using local products on our menus. We are really active in promoting what Nebraska has to offer,” said Tammy Yarmon, Director of Nutrition Services for OPS, upon finding out she had been nominated for and […]

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Prairie Power

 “The Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference is the place for interested parties including residents, landowners, companies, utilities and outside developers to come together to learn about and understand the opportunities when it comes to Nebraska and renewable energy,” said Adam Herink, Co-Chairman of the conference. He said […]

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Check Climate Change with Capitalism

Internationally renowned climate scientist and area native Dr. James Hansen is on a mission. Thirty-five years after he and other scientists first reported that burning fossil fuels was creating a greenhouse effect that was warming the planet, the former head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and current professor at Columbia University is pressing […]

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Bright Future

Thinking about installing solar panels on your home? There are some key questions you need to ask yourself first including: What is the current cost of your electric bill? How much electricity are you using on a daily basis? How much solar energy do you need to generate to offset that usage? The number and […]

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Fire Destroys M’s Pub

Firefighters have worked in shifts throughout Saturday, battling not only the 3 alarm fire that engulfed M’s Pub, but also the single degree temperatures that have made working outside unsafe. It remains unclear what caused an explosion, which blew out the front window of the building on 11th and Howard around 2:45pm, but witnesses in the area reported the smell […]

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