Elko County Commissioner Cliff Eklund hosted Terri Clark of the Nevada Health Centers to talk about fundraising underway to expand the Elko Family Medical and Dental Center. The center offers a variety of services to include behavioral health, pediatrics, geriatrics, ob-gyn and dental care. An expansion would include an on-site pharmacy, additional exam rooms, office space and training areas.
Elko City Police Chief Tyler Trouten and County Sheriff Aitor Narvaiza discussed enforcement issues surrounding an extended closure of non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The pair also underscored the need for support of those with mental illness and emphasized social distancing and good hygiene practices. Chief Trouten urged OHV safety in city limits. Sheriff Narvaiza described efforts to identify a homicide victim from the 1990’s, Shaftner Jane. Broadcast Date: 4-30-2020