The Elko County Library hosts the 31st Annual Spring Fundraiser, “Just Desserts.” The event is Saturday, May 4th from 5:30 until 8 PM at the Library at 720 Court Street. Tickets are available at the library for $15 per person and include a chance at a $500 Cash Door Prize. Proceeds this year will benefit the Elko County Bookmobile which typically travels 30-thousand-miles yearly and makes 27 stops monthly throughout rural Nevada. Find out about a host of services, programs, reference materials, e-books and online help all available FREE at your Elko County Library. (775) 738-3066 or www.elkocountylibrary.org.
Elko City Police Chief Ben Reed has announced his retirement after six years leading the local force. Reed is recommending Captain Tyler Trouten be named to replaced him beginning November. Mayor Reece Keener hosted Chief Reed to talk about law enforcement issues including the recent year end report that found an inordinate amount of sexual assault, domestic violence and other family crime throughout the city. The chief is hiring for a Domestic Violence System