Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson discussed enrollment, opening the new Liberty Peak Elementary School, capital projects to include the EHS STEM Center, as well as ongoing school issues from safety to funding, programs and services, as well as legislative impacts to the statewide funding formula.
The Community Foundation of Elko County is hosting giving opportunities to benefit local projects of importance to rural Nevadans. Teri Gage is Chair of the Fund Advisory Committee, and along with Fund Committee Member Katie Neddenriep appeared on “Elko, Live” to discuss the history of the foundation, how to contribute, and outlined the grant process. Gage also provided an update on Lion’s Camp Lamoille fundraising efforts to restore the historic site destroyed by a wildfire in 2017. To date: $416K has been raised toward rebuilding. The group hosts an annual meeting on February 18th, 2020 and invites the community to attend at the Western Folklife