(August 4, 2020) Elko City Mayor Reece Keener provided an update on Elko City News including the latest on broadband infrastructure improvements, restored air service at the Elko Regional Airport and detailing concerns about proposals to redirect net proceeds of mines taxes.
(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