Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson discussed a variety of school-related issues including legislative impacts on public education, construction and facilities updates, staffing and school safety. Kindergarten registration gets underway at the same time students are testing as the school year winds down. High School Graduation in June 7th.
Elko County leaders are honing a final budget, anticipating change as a result of the Barrick Newmont joint venture now known as “Nevada Gold Mines,” and are anxious to learn how the region will be impacted by decisions made at the Nevada Legislature. Commissioner Delmo Andreozzi has identified mental health awareness and suicide prevention as priorities as the community navigates a growing