Elko County Commissioner Jon Karr discussed the proposed County Budget, detailed concerns over Nevada Division of Forestry plans to increase the county share of financial responsibility for firefighting costs, and expressed support for updating Elko County building codes from the current 2003 standard to 2018.
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