Great Basin College 2019 Film Festival includes two weekends in February after kicking off the series during the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering with a screening of “The Rider.” Film Festival Committee members Russ Minter and Justine Stout were guests on “Elko, Live,” in January to talk about the importance of the arts and this years lineup. This encore program coincided with the the opening of the first weekend of film on February 14th.
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