Great Basin College Dean of Business and Technology Brett Murphy talked about vast opportunities for training for students interested in certificates or degrees in a variety of technical applications. There are openings in Diesel Technology, Electrical Systems, Millwright, Welding and Instrumentation. The programs last 36 weeks and scholarships are available. The college is also offering a five-week course in CDL. Get info online at gbcnv.edu or on campus in Battle Mountain, Elko, Ely, Pahrump and Winnemucca. Classes begin August 19th.
Elko City Arts and Culture Advisory Board Chairman Catherine Wines and Creative Director Eric Brooks of ArtspotReno.org talked about the first-ever Elko Mural Expo coming to downtown Elko September 25-29th with a kickoff party at the Western Folklife Center. More than 30 artists will create some 55 murals throughout the community during the event. Wines explains the goal is to generate support for the arts and create a “place and experience,” for residents and visitors in the downtown area. The collaboration will include local artists, civic support and business sponsorship. Find more online at