BLM Public Affairs Officer Greg Deimel provided an update on 2019 Fire Season Outlook, urged fire prevention and awareness and promoted public participation in the oil and gas leasing process as advertised through the federal agency. The California Trail Interpretive Center is hosting numerous summer events with a listing online at californiatrailcenter.org.
Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson discussed proposed changes to the public school statewide funding formula being considered by Nevada lawmakers, school safety, staffing including recruiting for teachers and subs, spring sports, and plans to build a new science lab at Elko High School. There was also a discussion of Fine Arts needs as well as a construction update on the Liberty Peak Elementary School being built in Spring Creek. Liberty Peak Elementary School, Spring Creek, Nevada – Construction