Elko District BLM Public Affairs Officer Greg Deimel gave an update on the Charleston Travel Management Area open house this month. The Charleston TMA is more than 157-thousand-acres in size with some 389 miles of identified roads. The public is encouraged to participate in planning. Contact Melanie Peterson at (775) 753-0200. Deimel also talked about proposed oil and gas leasing, wildfire prevention and seasonal hiring for firefighters, and events at the California Trail Interpretive Center. Contact Deimel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elko County leaders are honing a final budget, anticipating change as a result of the Barrick Newmont joint venture now known as “Nevada Gold Mines,” and are anxious to learn how the region will be impacted by decisions made at the Nevada Legislature. Commissioner Delmo Andreozzi has identified mental health awareness and suicide prevention as priorities as the community navigates a growing