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.
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