Boys and Girls Clubs of Elko

Boys and Girls Clubs of Elko Director of Operations Steven Klekas highlighted summer activities to include “Country Under the Stars” coming to the Elko County Fairgrounds June 6th. The Boys and Girls Clubs is an after-school and summer camp program with a mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Tickets are available at or at the club at 782 Country Club Drive.

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Great Basin College – Art Matters

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Elko County School News

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South Fork State Park

South Fork State Park Supervisor Robert Misiti discussed ongoing and upcoming park projects, improvements and activities. The reservoir hosts year round fishing with boating, camping and wildlife watching. There are historical aspects, soaring birds of prey, record fish and wide open landscapes affording views of the Ruby Mountains and South Fork Reservoir. The park offers trails and group camping as well. Call 775-744-4346 for more info. South Fork State Park – 2019 Park Permits on sale now. Discounts for Senior Citizens and Veterans. (Photo Credit – South Fork State

Mayor Hosts Annual Fire Report

Elko City Mayor Reece Keener hosted Deputy Fire Chief Jack Snyder on, “Elko, Live” to present the 2018 Fire Department Year in Review. The fire department is making plans to build a second station to serve additional homes and businesses on the northside. Fire prevention efforts are paying off as well as the use of fire-resistant building materials and early alert systems to reduce the number of catastrophic fires. Rescuers are forming a peer support network with other professionals statewide to combat a deepening problem of PTSD, depression and addiction in the fire service and elsewhere. Deputy Fire Chief Jack Snyder presents the Fire Department 2018 Year in Review report to the Elko City Council during the March 12, 2019 meeting. (Photo Credit

Addict to Artist Elko

Teri Agenbroad and Donel Ward facilitate, “Addict to Artist,” weekly meetings at the Elko Art Gallery at 406 Railroad Street. Join the group Sundays at 4 PM to explore creativity and expression in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Ward is a therapeutic arts coach who talks about the benefits of art therapy to include boosting self-awareness, self-esteem and emotional resilience. Families and supporters are welcome to attend the free

County Commissioner Jon Karr

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Elko Mayor Host City Police Chief

City Mayor Reece Keener hosts Elko City Police Chief Ben Reed for a recap of the most recent city council meeting and a preview of upcoming issues including an update on swimming pool building repairs, support for a National Guard Youth Challenge facility near Carlin, and a discussion on the impact of Elko County declaring “Second Amendment Sanctuary,” status. The police chief also summarized the 2018 Annual Police

Your Public Lands – BLM Travel Management

Elko District BLM Public Affairs Officer Greg Deimel gave an update on the Charleston Travel Management Area open house this month. The Charleston TMA is more than 157-thousand-acres in size with some 389 miles of identified roads. The public is encouraged to participate in planning. Contact Melanie Peterson at (775) 753-0200. Deimel also talked about proposed oil and gas leasing, wildfire prevention and seasonal hiring for firefighters, and events at the California Trail Interpretive Center. Contact Deimel at

Sheriff Narvaiza and Police Captain Trouten

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