Elko City Manager Curtis Calder provides an update on several ongoing and emerging topics. The City Council will entertain a proposal for a Trap, Neuter and Release program to reduce the population of feral cats currently trapped and turned over to the City Animal Shelter. The shelter euthanizes upwards of 400 feral cats yearly and advocates say the number could be greatly reduced with such a program.
(August 7, 2020) – Elko BLM District Manager Gerald Dixon hosted local Fire Prevention specialist Clint Mothershed to talk about expanded fire restrictions on public lands statewide. More than 80-percent of wild land fires so far this year have been human-caused. Hunting season, camping, recreating and any number of public uses enhances the opportunity for an accidental fire start. BLM officials discussed fire prevention, fire resources and the importance of protecting and preserving public lands for multiple