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.
The Nevada National Guard is assisting statewide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Lt. Colonel Michael Brodallo talks about the Nevada National Guard mission and invites residents to explore careers, training and opportunities that come with service. The Battle Born Youth Challenge Center will launch in Elko County in the spring of 2021 to provide 150 young men and women with the motivation to succeed.