Mayor Keener Hosts City Planner Cathy Laughlin

Elko City Mayor Reece Keener hosted Elko City Planner Cathy Laughlin on “Elko, Live,” for an update on construction permits, planned retail and commercial growth as well as Redevelopment Agency projects for the downtown corridor. The pair also discussed the need to adopt 2018 Building Codes as well as an increase in complaints from residents about various code violations including nuisance properties in city neighborhoods.

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BLM Recruits Fire Dispatchers – Trail to Rail Days May 18-19

The California Trail Interpretive Center will host the 16th annual Trail Days event May 18-19 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Free admission, two days of events, family-friendly exhibits and activities to include reenactment, live music and a pioneer dance. www.californiatrailcenter.org Elko Interagency Fire Dispatch Manager Shauna McIntosh-Harris announced the agency is seeking seasonal dispatchers. Training is set for June 19-20-21. Call 775-748-4000 for more

Northeastern Nevada Museum

Northeastern Nevada Museum Education Coordinator D’ette Mawson talks about special summer offerings and events, from the “Elko Staycation” promotion with The Western Folklife Center and Cowboy Arts & Gear Museum, to the annual Halleck Bar Party, and ongoing exhibits, lectures and youth programs. The museum is also hosting the Great Humboldt Duck

Commissioner Eklund Hosts Natural Resource Director

Elko County Commissioner Cliff Eklund hosted County Natural Resource Manager Curtis Moore for a discussion on the easement agreement with the U-S Forest Service to end the decades long dispute over the South Canyon Road at Jarbidge. The county governing board is finalizing the budget, encouraging changes to the shed hunting season, and Eklund announced former Elko County Deputy DA Kristin McQueary has been named interim Carlin City

Elko Mayor Hosts City News

Elko City Mayor Reece Keener talks about the Elko Mural Expo coming September 26-29, 2019. The mayor also provides an update in legislative news including efforts to expand air service. The mayor is also promoting special events such as the Reno Philharmonic and Elko Community Orchestra performances this

Department of Wildlife Spring Preview

Nevada Department of Wildlife Conservation Educator Joe Doucette reminds of deadlines to apply online for big game tags, comments on hunting quotas, fishing conditions and back country

Law Enforcement Update “Uptick in Burglaries”

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City to Host Elko Mural Expo

Elko City Mayor Reece Keener hosted Geralda Miller and Eric Brooks with “Art Spot Reno,” to discuss the Elko Mural Expo 2019 which is planned for September 26-29 to include as many as 26 original murals created by visiting artists from around the country and the world. The event is expected to cost $82,000 and the city is asked to donate $10,000 toward the effort. Businesses and civic groups are also invited to participate along with the Western Folklife Center. Find more info at

Elko County Library Hosts Fundraiser

The Elko County Library hosts the 31st Annual Spring Fundraiser, “Just Desserts.” The event is Saturday, May 4th from 5:30 until 8 PM at the Library at 720 Court Street. Tickets are available at the library for $15 per person and include a chance at a $500 Cash Door Prize. Proceeds this year will benefit the Elko County Bookmobile which typically travels 30-thousand-miles yearly and makes 27 stops monthly throughout rural Nevada. Find out about a host of services, programs, reference materials, e-books and online help all available FREE at your Elko County Library. (775) 738-3066 or

Chamber Membership Support Coordinator Anthony Crosby

Elko Area Chamber CEO Billie Crapo introduced the new Membership Support Coordinator for the local business organization. Anthony Crosby is known for his online media feature, “Anthony Around Town,” to include stories and podcasts highlighting local people and their passions. The Chamber is also hosting the annual Home Show & Business Expo May 11th and 12th at the Elko Convention Center, and the agency is looking ahead to several spring and summer events to enhance networking and strengthen the business