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.
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