The Lincoln City Council will hold a public hearing on a resolution to accept the winning design for a new Lincoln flag, an art deco design by Ed Mejia, a local creative director, art director and graphic designer.
Cathy Martinez, president of the Family Autism Network, read news accounts of a boy who nearly drowned this summer and brought people together to create swimming lessons for people with autism.
A subcommittee is reviewing a survey on what families want in an all-inclusive playground (adaptive swings, slides and sensory materials) and whether it should remain in Antelope Park.
Tony the cat is making himself at home with James Michael Bowers, who is quickly turning from a dog person to a cat person. And his Facebook page is now full of cat-loving friends appreciating the transformation.
Lincoln City Councilman James Michael Bowers had a surprise guest a few weeks ago and now a new feline friend named Tony; 27th Street lights will soon be better-timed; LES board gets an apple pie.
Downtown bars will soon be able to have sidewalk cafes, as restaurants have been able to do for years, a change the Lincoln City Council unanimously approved Monday.
The City Council debated how much property tax relief should be part of an expected surplus of property tax revenue, ultimately increasing the amount slightly and earmarking the rest for city services.
After submissions close, a committee will evaluate the entries and select three designs as finalists to release for public comment. The top three flag designers will also receive a $1,000 prize.
Fixing Nebraska’s child welfare system, planning for the state's growing senior population and expanding access to health care are among James Michael Bowers' legislative priorities, he said.
"We must act to protect our youth from this discredited practice," said Lincoln City Councilman James Michael Bowers. "LGBTQ+ youth do not need to be cured."
The 30-day petition drive to recall Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird fell thousands short of the number needed, organizers said.
Lincoln City Attorney Yohance Christie said First Amendment case law allows government officials to regulate the time, place and manner of speech so long as they don't police its content.
Ongoing calls for police reform come as Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird has introduced her first city budget, seeking to close a shortfall and carry on essential services like police.
The decision would affect nearly 35,000 LGBTQ people ages 16 and over in Nebraska's workforce, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA, which tracks such data.
Lincoln needs to outlaw price-gouging during emergencies such as this pandemic, City Councilman James Michael Bowers said Monday.
Good Samaritans could have legal cover to break car windows to save children or animals from hot vehicles under a new proposal before the Linc…
As many as three companies could have their dockless, electric scooters on the streets in Lincoln next year.
Bowers’ stance on climate merits vote
Democrat James Michael Bowers, 30, is a middle-school social worker and runs a counseling business. He's running for the District 1 City Counc…
Nebraska Conservation Voters have endorsed the slate of Democratic candidates running for Lincoln mayor and City Council ahead of the May 7 ge…
Primary voters in Lincoln Tuesday narrowed two City Council races and set the stage for at least one dead-heat bout in May's general election.
James Michael Bowers, candidate for City Council in District 1 (northeast Lincoln), is promising to keep Lincoln Fire & Rescue under city …
James Michael Bowers, candidate for City Council in District 1, has promised to continue the citizen’s meetings that have become a fixture in …