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.
Spring Creek Association President and General Manager Jessie Bahr discussed a variety of issues unique to the property owners group including plans by Great Basin Water to update infrastructure, the future of natural gas service to the sprawling community (there are two proposals, including one from a co-op) and progress on improving internet service. Spring Creek residents are concerned about road conditions, animal control, roaming deer and emergency medical service. The SCA is also working with a small business group to expand retail and other services; and collaborating with officials on creating a secondary