My Battle With Opiates

October 11, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

I’ve had problems with a variety of drugs, but my story hit rock bottom with opiate addiction. I was always a very straight-and-narrow kid growing up in West Omaha. I obtained my pilot’s license when […]

Doctor Blues

Radio Talking Book Service

October 9, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Paul Stebbins has a smooth, pleasant voice with articulate delivery. As the station manager for the nonprofit Radio Talking Book Service, his knowledge of the technical side of radio production and programming is impressive. His […]

Terence Herrick

October 2, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Growing up, Terence Herrick figured he could make a difference in the world with a badge and a gun. Turns out he might do the most good with a microphone and podcast. A one-time police […]

A Linguistic Sea Change Across Indian Country

August 30, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Online Exclusive, People

Although I am a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, born and raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, my first language from my earliest years has been English. My father was […]

Touched by Tokyo

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

If you don’t consider Omaha a beauty-style launching pad, think again. Homegrown talents Jaime King and Gabrielle Union tear it up on screen, in photo spreads, and for the red carpet. Designer Kate Walz has […]

Johnny Rodgers

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Johnny Rodgers turned 65 this year. He looks great. The 1972 Heisman Trophy winner and Husker football legend is also busy. He likes it that way. “Well, I think that retiring, to me, is being […]

The Emburys

Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Drew and Mandy Embury had already fully experienced the advantages of traditional homeownership as well as its not-so-good points—like the four-season property upkeep and the inconvenience of two major remodels—so when it came time to […]

Marisa Miakonda Cummings

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

I would like to begin by introducing myself. My English name is Marisa Cummings. My Omaha or Umoⁿhoⁿ name is Miakonda or Moon Power. I was given my Buffalo Tail Clan name by my great-grandmother, […]

Ken Stoysich

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Ken Stoysich can tell a lot about a person based on what type of meat they request while standing at his counter. “When someone asks for a tri-tip steak, I ask them what part of […]


 
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