Elko City Councilwoman Mandy Simons provided an update on several ongoing and emerging issues to include discussion of the proposed Off-Highway Vehicle ordinance, final acceptance on the municipal swimming pool building repair and to promote the annual National Night Out event set for Tuesday, August 6th in the Elko City Park. Councilwoman Simons is also the representative for the Elko Regional Airport and the Elko City Animal Shelter.
Nevada Office of Traffic Safety PIO Andrew Bennett was a guest on “Elko, Live!” and discussed a variety of subjects related to safe driving on Nevada highways and roadways. The Zero Fatalities Program is a statewide initiative to preserve driver and pedestrian lives. The goal is to raise awareness and emphasize that most fatal accidents are avoidable. From buckling up to avoiding distractions, it’s also important to slow down and plan ahead in inclement weather. Bennett offered several tips for safe driving during the