2024 Ornament Arrives

The 2024 Office of the Capitol Commission commemorative ornament acknowledges the past and future of the Nebraska State Capitol.   Early in the first phase of the Capitol’s design and construction … Continued

Better Hurry

As the northern hemisphere tilts away from the sun, autumn and winter arrive. As the trees in Lincoln stop photosynthesizing light energy into chemical energy, the chlorophyll in the leaves … Continued

Ornamental light for 2023

Working in the Capitol provides the opportunity to find light and beauty every day. Capturing the light and beauty for more than a moment is the challenge. Before LED lamps … Continued

You can’t see him.

The number one complaint heard around the Capitol about Nebraska’s new license plate design is it’s too light to see clearly. The new plate design chosen by First Lady Susanne … Continued

Arbor Day in the Rain

The annual Capitol Arbor Day tree planting ceremony was held under cloudy and a little bit rainy skies on April 28, 2023. A large group of brave Arbor Day foundation … Continued

Sesquicentennial Ornament Returns

The 2017 Office of the Capitol Commission ornament celebrating Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial is once again available having sold out in the Sesquicentennial year. The ornament features the central medallion of the … Continued

Cornerstone Centennial Program

The Office of the Capitol Commission and the Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs are hosting a Veteran’s Day program to commemorate the laying of the cornerstone for the Nebraska State … Continued

Peregrine Falcon Update

Joel Jorgensen, Nebraska Game and Parks Nongame Bird Program Manager reports the carcass of male Peregrine Falcon, 19/K, was found in a residential yard here in Lincoln. 19/K had lived … Continued