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‘Justice for Stephanie’ softball event moved from Elko to Sparks

ELKO – A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the city’s new sports complex is at least six weeks away as the Elko Parks and Recreation Department struggles to develop healthy grass on the three ball fields that will eventually host tournaments. The softball tournament that has been a fund-raiser for Justice for...
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City reacts to mask mandate

ELKO – On the day that Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a new mask order that includes Elko County, the Elko City Council approved the wording of a letter to the governor opposing door-to-door vaccine solicitations, vaccine passports and vaccination of children without parental consent. The letter was drafted before the...
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Elko City Council seeks candidates for Hance’s seat

ELKO – Those interested in being appointed to the unexpired term of the late Councilman Bill Hance have only until Aug. 4 to apply because city code requires the Elko City Council to fill the seat within 30 days of his July 14 death. “We’re on a pretty tight timeline,”...
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National Night Out Aug. 3

ELKO – National Night Out 2021 is slated for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Elko City Park, featuring free food and activities for the community, and hosted by first responders who missed a year when the event last year was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. “First...
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Electric scooter rentals coming to Elko

ELKO – Electric scooters may be buzzing around Elko in a month or two, after the Elko City Council approved an 18-month trial agreement with Bird Rides Inc. to operate in the city. Potential riders could use their smart phones to sign into an app, provide payment information, listen to...
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Elko Councilman Hance dies of COVID-19

ELKO – Elko City Councilman Bill Hance has died of COVID-19. William J. Hance, 55, tested positive for the coronavirus and died at a lodge in Lowman, Idaho, on Wednesday morning, according to Boise County Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Johnson. He was elected to the city council in 2018. Hance...
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