Elko City Mayor Reece Keener hosts City Clerk Kelly Wooldridge for a conversation about the proposed Off Highway Vehicle ordinance to allow riders to traverse designated city routes to access trails in the county. The proposal is scheduled for a First Reading to include questions and being comments from the public. If approved the change would be accompanied by an awareness campaign. The mayor suggests if the ordinance is approved it should be revisited in 12-months to allow for changes.
The Community Foundation of Elko County is hosting giving opportunities to benefit local projects of importance to rural Nevadans. Teri Gage is Chair of the Fund Advisory Committee, and along with Fund Committee Member Katie Neddenriep appeared on “Elko, Live” to discuss the history of the foundation, how to contribute, and outlined the grant process. Gage also provided an update on Lion’s Camp Lamoille fundraising efforts to restore the historic site destroyed by a wildfire in 2017. To date: $416K has been raised toward rebuilding. The group hosts an annual meeting on February 18th, 2020 and invites the community to attend at the Western Folklife