Scary Acres reopens for Fall 2020 with new COVID-19 guidelines

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR After seeking out recommendations and advice from other local haunted attractions and the health department, Omaha’s Scary Acres was able to plan...

Omaha Metro staff prepares for ORBT launch

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR Ahead of the planned opening of ORBT, Omaha’s first rapid transit system, Metro bus drivers are hard at work to train and...

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch hosts its first-ever Labor Day event with this year’s Apple Festival

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR For the first time ever, Vala’s Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard will open for four days over Labor Day weekend, as it...

Septemberfest cancels 2020 Labor Day celebration

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR After 43 consecutive years of celebrating the largest inner-city event in Omaha within a 500-mile radius, Omaha’s annual Labor Day celebration, Septemberfest,...

Nebraska state senators formally initiate call for special session for racial justice

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR Eleven Nebraska state senators delivered a cosigned statement to the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office on Aug. 25, formally calling to reconvene...

Aksarben Cinema reopens as of August 21

Zach Gilbert NEWS EDITOR After being closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Omaha’s Aksarben Cinema will officially reopen to the public on...

No charges against bar owner who fatally shot 22-year-old protester; prosecutor says it was...

Leta Lohrmeyer EDITOR IN CHIEF The white bar owner who fatally shot a 22-year-old black man on Saturday night will not face charges, said Douglas County...

Black Lives Matter: Stand Against Injustice Protest

A group of hundreds gathered at 72nd and Dodge streets on Friday night to "Stand Against Injustice" and protest the death of unarmed Black...