Elko County Commissioners Delmo Andreozzi and Rex Steninger preview the February 20 meeting. Commissioners discuss several issues to include: a resolution calling for reform of the federal Equal Access to Justice Act, an update from the Elko County Fair Board, and a preview of the budget meeting in which CASA is requesting funding; and the public defender’s office urges commissioners to fill a vacancy.
(August 7, 2020) – Elko BLM District Manager Gerald Dixon hosted local Fire Prevention specialist Clint Mothershed to talk about expanded fire restrictions on public lands statewide. More than 80-percent of wild land fires so far this year have been human-caused. Hunting season, camping, recreating and any number of public uses enhances the opportunity for an accidental fire start. BLM officials discussed fire prevention, fire resources and the importance of protecting and preserving public lands for multiple