Elko City news update in advance of the council meeting includes a recap of recent action and ongoing issues. Councilwoman Mandy Simons appeared with guests from the Elko City Parks and Recreation Department to promote October special events and provide details on the Elko Regional Sports Complex construction that is winding down for the season in time for a spring 2020 opening.
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