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Reception for Elko County Student Artists

ELKO — Join Western Folklife Center staff and meet the Elko County student artists who submitted original artwork and photography for the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

A free reception is scheduled from 4:40 to 6:30 p.m. March 28.

Take a moment to admire our Elko County youths’ imagination, creativity and craftsmanship, on view until April 2018.

Learn another language

ELKO — Elko County Library’s “Tech Night” workshop series will present “Learn a Language Online” on April 2. Participants will learn about free online language-learning resources such as Duolingo and Memrise.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room, and should last approximately 30 minutes. The series is free to the public, and no registration is needed.

Women’s Club luncheon April 4

LAMOILLE — The Lamoille Women’s Club will hold their monthly meeting and luncheon at noon April 4 at their clubhouse at 795 Club House Lane.

After lunch the speakers will be executive director Judy Andreson and Kellie Gonzales from the Family Resource Center. There will be a short presentation and time for questions and answers.

Everyone is invited to this free event. Please advise on attendance by calling the Family Resource Center, 753-7352, or email

Toddler Time on April 7

ELKO — The Elko County Library is offering a Toddler Time on the first Saturday of each month. Join them on April 7 at 10:30 a.m.

The program is designed for babies and toddlers through 2 years of age. Adults will interact with their toddler by singing songs, playing and reading.

This is a free program and no registration is required. For more information, contact the Library at 738-3066 or visit our website at

Book Club meets at library

ELKO — On April 16, the Elko County Library Book Club will discuss the novel “The Summer That Melted Everything” by Tiffany McDaniel.

The book club will meet at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Copies of the book are available for check-out. All are welcome to attend.

Call Patrick Dunn at the library for more information, 738-3066.

Family rodeo April 21 in Spring Creek

SPRING CREEK – It’s time to head ‘em up and move ‘em out! The second annual Spring Creek Family Rodeo is April 21 at the Spring Creek Horse Palace.

Pee Wee events start at 1 p.m. with dummy roping, then on to stick horse barrel racing and mutton bustin’. Junior events start at 3 p.m. with bull riding then breakaway roping, barrel racing, steer riding and team roping.

The competition heats up 6 p.m. starting with bull riding then ranch bronc riding, open breakaway, team roping, barrel racing, men’s and women’s steer stopping.

Admission is $10. Children 10 and under are free.

Anyone can enter any events, so sign up today. Call the Spring Creek Association at 753-6295 or visit

Charter school accepting applications

ELKO — Elko Institute for Academic Achievement, Elko’s free public charter school, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year until April 19.

EIAA serves grades kindergarten through eighth grade. The school will hold a lottery on April 20 to place students in classrooms and on a waiting list.

Applications can be filled out at the school at 1031 Railroad St., Suite 107. All applications submitted during open enrollment remain eligible for lottery the entire school year of that application period.

Siblings of current EIAA students are given preference before the lottery system is used. Every child without a current sibling, who has submitted a complete enrollment packet, will have an equal opportunity to be drawn for the spot. In the event that there are no lottery applications for the grade with a vacancy, students who apply will be enrolled upon completion of the application process.

For more information stop by the school or call 738-3422.

Sign up for Sage-grouse Experience

ELKO – On April 21, participants will view and learn about the iconic sage-grouse. Participants will leave Elko at 4:30 a.m. and travel by large bus to Ruby Valley to watch male sage-grouse strut on a lek, or strutting ground.

Nevada Department of Wildlife and Bureau of Land Management biologists will be on hand to answer questions. Spotting scopes will be available and participants are encouraged to bring binoculars.

Following the lek viewing, the group will travel back to Elko, where participants will partake of a brunch at the Basque Club as biologists talk to the group about sage-grouse. The event will end before noon and participants will take home an event sage-grouse photo.

This event is free and space is limited. Participants must register by April 12. Email or visit

Sponsors are the Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group, Bristlecone Audubon Chapter, Newmont Mining, Barrick Gold, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Division of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

Support group for grieving families

ELKO – Horizon Center for grieving children, teens and families hosts peer support groups at no cost for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Meetings are held at 1250 Lamoille Highway, Suite 413, and begin at 6 p.m. on the following dates: April 2, April 16, May 7 and May 12.

A light snack and dessert will be provided.

For more information call 778-0612.

Parents plan Drug/Alcohol Free Graduation Party

ELKO — Every year, teens across the nation are hurt or killed on the night of their graduation due to drug and alcohol related accidents. To keep this tragedy from happening in our community, parents of the graduating Elko High School seniors are organizing a drug and alcohol free graduation party in a safe environment.

The party will include an evening of fun-filled activities, entertainment, food and prizes.

In order to make this event possible, we are asking local businesses, organizations and community members for prize and monetary donations.

To help provide this safe, memorable grad night party for this year’s senior call Jan Baum at 397-1088 or Graci Slayer at 340-0031.

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Vendors can apply for Lamoille Country Fair

LAMOILLE – Hello, all food and/or craft vendors. The Lamoille Country Fair still has a few booths left for this year’s event on the last Sunday in June.

Vendors can find the application at (just click on Lamoille Country Fair to the left of the website, and you will find the application in PDF format directly under the red fair flag).

The club can also mail you one. Contact Pam at or Jan at

Four all-breed horse shows planned for 2018

ELKO — The Northeastern Nevada Horsemen’s Association has organized four all-breed

horse shows for 2018 from June through September.

NENHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a fun, family-friendly environment for

people of all ages and abilities to show horses. Participants will have the opportunity to compete in classes including Halter, Showmanship, English and Western Pleasure, Trail, Ranch Riding, and Reining, as well as Gymkhana events such as barrel racing and pole bending.

These shows provide a great place for riders to hone their horsemanship skills in an inexpensive and low-pressure environment. Classes are open to members and non-members.

The 2018 horse shows at the Elko County Fairgrounds are June 16, July 7, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. All shows will start promptly at 8 a.m. Reining and Ranch Riding classes will not start

before 2 p.m., and gymkhana classes will not start before 3 p.m.

In addition to horse shows, NENHA holds meetings that are open to the public on the

first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubs Room at the Stockmen’s Casino.

The next meeting is Feb. 7.

For more information find NENHA at, on Facebook at Northeastern Nevada

Horseman’s Association, or send an email to

Young Life teens meet every Monday

ELKO — Young Life plays an important role in our community and offers teens hope, faith, adventure and unconditional friendship.

Young Life is looking for new teen members. Want to go to camp this summer and have some fun with other teens?

Meetings begin at 6:42 p.m. at 616 Commercial St. Call 775-397-8129 or see Facebook page under Young Life Elko/Springcreek.

Democrats meet on third Tuesdays

ELKO — The Elko County Democratic Central Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital classroom, off the cafeteria.

New members are welcome. Call 775-530-0165 for more information, email or visit

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