Ruby Mountain Hot Air, Inc. hosts the annual Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival with launch sites in both Elko and Spring Creek. Festival volunteer and board member Donna Engdahl invited the community to join the fun both as a crew member, spectator or photographer. This is the 18th annual event and 17 balloon pilots are expected to attend from around the region including the beloved Smokey Bear Balloon. Smokey Bear is celebrating his 75th birthday on August 9th and has been “ballooning” for 25-years.
Elko District Court Department #1 Judge Nancy Porter and law clerk, Angie Portel, visit in-studio about a variety of local topics. Portel was recently sworn as a member of the Nevada Bar Association after passing the Bar Exam on the first try. Elko judicial officials are getting ready to resume in-person courtroom