Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson described several events and activities related to back-to-school. The district has hired new teachers and administrators, the RISE program kicks of August 12-16, Fall Sports begin soon, Liberty Peak Elementary in Spring Creek will host an Open House on August 22, and school safety reminds a priority for the district with plans to hire additional School Resource Officers for on-campus.
The Great Basin College Veterans Resource Center hosts services, referrals, training and connections for military veterans and their families. The center is active in supporting deployed military as well. Jennifer Koopman is the Center Coordinator, John White is Assistant Coordinator and Matt McCarty is the GBC Foundation