Cheril Lee

Sustainability and resiliency are the new reduce, reuse, recycle. We’ve all heard these phrases before and for many of us, when we think about Earth Day, those words come to mind. But what does it mean for us here in Omaha? more

Apr 13, 2017 12:00 AM Green Scene

The legislature has many bills they're working on, some that address environmental issues and energy efficiency. Senators Tony Vargas and Carol Blood have two such bills they're offering during the current legislative session. more

Mar 8, 2017 9:40 AM Green Scene

Eric Williams' Dundee home is powered by 12 panels on his home with 260 watts each of production capacity. He usually tells people he has a 3-kilowatt system, about 3,120 watts total system capacity. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:43 PM Green Scene

No, those aren't parking shelters along Cumming Street on the Creighton University campus. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:43 PM Green Scene

Green Bellevue's approximately 600 volunteers work on a host of different activities including Earth Day and Arbor Day programs, more

Mar 7, 2017 2:43 PM Green Scene

Legal Aid of Nebraska Director Milo Mumgaard

Debra Kaplan

Milo Mumgaard, Executive Director for Legal Aid of Nebraska, talks about the impacts of climate change on low-income individuals. more

Feb 14, 2017 11:00 AM Green Scene

New OPPD board members-elect, Rick Yoder and Craig Moody talk about their plans with respect to their time on the board, areas OPPD could work on and how they will approach their time on the board. more

Jan 6, 2017 6:30 AM Green Scene

Graham Christensen, president of GC Resolve, LLC, talks about some of the conversations taking place among legislators, organizations and government agencies regarding climate change, specifically how to create programs that help people develop solar more

Nov 18, 2016 2:05 PM Green Scene

Omaha Public Schools' Director of Nutrition Services, Tammy Yarmon, believes in buying local whenever possible. Her menus reflect her commitment to this ideal. more

Oct 17, 2016 3:39 PM Green Scene

Sergio Sosa

Debra Kaplan

Why is the Latino vote so important? Why don't Latinos vote as much as other populations? What does all this mean for the upcoming election? Sergio Sosa, Executive Director for the Heartland Workers Center, explains. more

Oct 6, 2016 6:30 AM News

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 ... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:18 PM Green Scene

Last month, the OPPD Board of Directors approved a four percent general rate increase for 2016 and the implementation of a fixed service charge that will increase over the course of four years. The changes to the fixed service charge will b... more

Dec 29, 2015 7:14 PM News

Lux lunches Tucked away in the Eagle Run shopping center is Salt 88. From the moment you walk in, you immediately notice how open and inviting the restaurant feels. You can see everything from the other diners to the kitchen, though it nev... more

Jul 10, 2015 12:00 PM Eat

Before kids even get to high school they are assigned a career cluster code in middle school. Antonio Perez, career counselor at South Omaha Magnet High School, those codes are run through a college and career readiness software system call... more

May 5, 2015 1:10 PM News

For those interested in renovating or restoring an older property, whether an amateur or experienced, whether you want to do it yourself or hire someone else to do the work for you, the 2015 Restore Omaha Conference provided a wealth of res... more

Mar 1, 2015 8:59 PM News

7M Chef Aron Mackevicius likes to take normal comfort foods and add his own little twist to it.  “7M Grill offers a comfort fusion menu,” says Front of House Manager Robyn Davis. One of his most popular dishes is his Caribbean chicken. He... more

Nov 19, 2014 3:20 PM Eat

I searched high and low for the best tacos in the area. After running around all over town, I now present to you my two new favorite places for tacos. Mula – Trendy Tacos I went to Mula with my husband and a couple of friends, each of us ... more

Nov 7, 2014 3:36 AM Eat

Fall means colorful leaves crunching under foot, warm apple pies and spooky, carved pumpkins. Fortunately, whether you’re interested in one or all three of the above things, one of the best places to find them is at a local orchard. And yo... more

Oct 21, 2014 7:32 PM Eat

Friday, October 24th Pop Culture to Counterculture: Warhol/Drag/Studio 54 Joslyn Art Musem, 2200 Dodge Street 8:00 p.m.; Free for members; $10 for the general public (21 and over) It’s time to get your groove on old scho... more

Oct 13, 2014 3:28 PM Arts