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 email@example.com.
Elko County School Superintendent Todd Pehrson discussed proposed changes to the public school statewide funding formula being considered by Nevada lawmakers, school safety, staffing including recruiting for teachers and subs, spring sports, and plans to build a new science lab at Elko High School. There was also a discussion of Fine Arts needs as well as a construction update on the Liberty Peak Elementary School being built in Spring Creek. Liberty Peak Elementary School, Spring Creek, Nevada – Construction