Elko County Commissioner Jon Karr offers insight on legislative impacts to school and county governments. The county also singled out U-S Forest Service officials for extensive efforts in keeping the Lamoille Canyon Road open over the winter following a devastating wildfire last fall. The canyon is a popular recreation site for cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
The Elko City Council is poised to approve new subdivision development and is advancing a sewer lift station valued at nearly $4 million to facilitate Exit 298 growth. Mayor Reece Keener said sales taxes receipts continue strong for the quarter and consumer confidence appears high even as impacts from the Nevada Gold Mines Joint Venture continue. The council meets on Tuesday, July 9th and will host a presentation from the Nevada League of Cities Director Wes Henderson on the recent legislative