Chris Gaul

ChrisG

This is excellent news. Too bad the Fontenelle Hotel did not survive to be reborn like the Blackstone. One of the Storz brewing family sons who lived across Farnam Street described how as a kid in 1916 when the Blackstone was under construction he would ride the steam winch after constructi…

ChrisG

While Dodge Street is not named for N.P. Dodge, Dorcas, Frances, Marinda, and Martha Streets are named for his four daughters.

ChrisG

This is a long standing problem. I think of my high school class from over 40 years ago. Most of the best students left Omaha. As a young manI never intended to leave my zip code but there was no opportunities in Omaha. UNO had no on campus recruiting for engineering graduates. Also, Omah…

ChrisG

America used to be a country that dreamed big and then did it. The Green New Deal is a goal, like getting to the moon. Kennedy did not know all the details; he put out the goal and let American ingenuity deliver. Already new wind and solar power is cheaper than existing coal kilowatt-hours…

ChrisG

An expensive but viable option is to use the Missouri River. The mainstem reservoirs hold 3 years of flow. Summer flow can be reduced to maintain powerplant and water plant intake requirements. Barge navigation, which is minimal, would be curtailed to save water.

ChrisG

Ten years ago wind and solar were not even a blip in OPPD's power mix. Now it is 1/3 and will soon be 1/2 its annual generation. Ten years ago this kind of wind penetration was thought impossible and now it is commonplace. Another 10 years of American innovation will show the way to zero …

ChrisG

Colorado voted for a redistricting commission to be made up with 4 Republicans, 4 Democrats, and 4 independents for both US House and state legislature seats.

ChrisG

Nice article. A picture of Kent Pavelka would have good so people could put a face to the voice. Kent is closing in on Lyell Bremser's span of years broadcasting Husker athletics.

ChrisG

Colorado mail in voting is great. One can sit at their table and go over all the candidates and issues in a thoughtful manner. No lines, no taking time off, and no rushed decisions. The paper ballots mean there is a traceable record of every vote.

ChrisG

Pete Ricketts is happy the army will protect us from poor Central Americans making a long arduous trek in hopes of a better life. We praised such toughness when emigrant wagon trains passed thru Nebraska.