Elko City Mayor Reece Keener described the sprawling Osino compound where authorities uncovered a cockfighting operation and recovered nearly 9-pounds of meth, cash and guns. The mayor also talked about lawmaker support for an air service development bill that if approved would connect Elko flights between Reno and Las Vegas. The city is hosting budget talks, launched swimming pool repairs and is getting ready for the region wide Clean Up Green Up day that offers free landfill to participants.
Great Basin College President Joyce Helens discusses funding challenges to rural higher education with plans to grow programs, from offering athletics to highlighting workforce development. The president recently received a four-year extension of her contract amid praise from the governing Board of