fire

Fish and Game staff will prowl rivers checking salmon

There was all but a total collapse of salmon numbers a mere five years ago. Fishing for salmon in the ocean and river systems was closed.Salmon numbers have rebounded since then. S ...

Contracting out public safety might not save money

Contrary to the fiscal sustainability committee’s recommendation for the city to save money by contracting out police services, a recent meeting between the city of Lincoln and t ...

The push for contracting public services

Contracting out police, fire and dispatch services were discussed during the General Fund and development fund portion of Friday’s fiscal sustainability committee meeting. Larr ...

Public-safety layoffs postponed

The Jan. 1 layoffs of four Lincoln police officers and three firefighters are postponed at least a few weeks. That’s according to City Manager Jim Estep. Postponing the layoffs ...