Elko County Commissioner Jon Karr provided an update in county news and ongoing issues following the Wednesday, September 4th meeting. The county governing board hosted discussion on SB 316, now law, regarding access to public lands and travel across private lands. The Legislative Counsel Bureau provided an opinion on the new law and State Senator Ira Hansen who championed the bill was on hand to discuss it.
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