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Stories with place: Alliance
  • Local health organization to test Omaha tap water for lead 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 2:03 pm

    OMAHA, Nebraska - Even though officials say Omaha's tap water has met federal lead standards for years, a local health organization is planning to test tap water in light of the widespread contamination in Flint, Michigan.

  • Nebraska cycling advocates plead for right-of-way clarity 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 8:35 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska has slipped even further down the national ranks in its friendliness to cyclists, and cycling advocates say only by clearing up outdated laws can the state keep from plummeting to the very bottom of the list.

  • Not just water: City says river's charm is key to well-being 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 5:26 am

    FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A picturesque Colorado river with a peculiar French name is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development.