Dr. Michelle Robinson, Elko County Superintendent, discussed safety protocol and urged community members to continue health measures as COVID-19 numbers spike in Elko County. In addition to getting students and teachers back in classrooms, the district is preparing for budget cuts as the state deals with the economic crisis wrought by coronavirus closures. The district is also looking to fill vacancies in the district as experienced staff and faculty resigned over health concerns.
The Nevada National Guard is assisting statewide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Lt. Colonel Michael Brodallo talks about the Nevada National Guard mission and invites residents to explore careers, training and opportunities that come with service. The Battle Born Youth Challenge Center will launch in Elko County in the spring of 2021 to provide 150 young men and women with the motivation to succeed.