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 City Police Chief Tyler Trouten and County Sheriff Aitor Narvaiza discussed enforcement issues surrounding an extended closure of non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The pair also underscored the need for support of those with mental illness and emphasized social distancing and good hygiene practices. Chief Trouten urged OHV safety in city limits. Sheriff Narvaiza described efforts to identify a homicide victim from the 1990’s, Shaftner Jane. Broadcast Date: 4-30-2020