Elko City Mayor Reece Keener highlighted downtown improvements including enhanced street and parking lot lighting in collaboration with NV Energy. The mayor also discussed development plans for additional housing at the Tower Subdivision along Lamoille Highway near the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital. Significant infrastructure is needed in the area including an additional water tank and road improvements. Mayor Keener also underscored the opening of the Nevada Youth Challenge facility at the site of the former UNR Fire Science Academy.
Elko Area Chamber CEO Billie Crapo announced planning is underway for several special events to resume in response to the Governor’s easing of certain COVID-19 related restrictions on crowd size. The Chamber Home Show and Business Expo is set for May, the Elko Convention and Visitor’s Authority Elko Mining Expo is anticipated to resume in June. Crapo also introduced guests from the Chamber Business After Hours event, hosts from Iron Woman Mining Services, Susie Lanners and Carl