Reliable, Trustworthy Reporting, Capturing The Heartbeat Of Our Community

All things Nebraska

Welcome to a new corner of your newspaper.

For years, this column has been called "Capitol View" and for the past several years, it's been written by J.L. Schmidt, an old buddy and former Associated Press reporter at the Lincoln Bureau who could turn a phrase or two.

Before that, it was written by someone named "Melvin Paul," who was really a long line of statehouse reporters (including me) who penned a weekly missive using the nom de plume about happenings from the "Hall of Hot Winds," an old nickname for the State Capitol.

Eventually, the governor and other politicians began to wonder "who i...


Reader Comments(0)