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Editorial: Saving Elko’s downtown, one facade at a time

It’s nice to see Elko’s Redevelopment Agency adopt a viable storefront improvement program. The plan approved this week will provide matching funds for projects in the $10,000 to $25,000 range, but we think the rate of decline downtown calls for a more focused and...

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Saturday Shamrock Shuffle

The Downtown Business Association is hosting the first Shamrock Shuffle in honor of St. Patrick’s Day from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday. As with the wine walks, participants will begin at the Commercial Casino where they will receive a glass for sampling. Tickets are $25 at...

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Elko hosts first farmers market of year

Local vendors got an extra opportunity to reach out to customers at this year’s first farmers market. Elko’s farmers market was organized by the Downtown Business Association as another way to bring vendors and customers to the downtown area. DBA director Bailey...

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Local groups work to clean up city

Local businesses and organizations are working behind the scenes to clean up Elko. When cleaning up the property formerly home to the Stumble Inn, owner Tami Keener noticed the nearby alley was in need of attention — but it wasn’t the only one. She later approached...

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City adds color to downtown landscape

Downtown Elko is sprucing up. From paint the town roses to dwarf mugo pines, more than 80 shrubs, flowers and grasses will create a greener downtown landscape. Designed by landscape architect Sage Green Designs, a smattering of plants will be placed along Idaho Street...

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Press Release 09/19/2015 – Ghost Tour

For Immediate Release Downtown Ghost Tour Features Murder, Madmen and Prostitutes Elko, NV: Walk the razor's edge between old time politics, gold mining and soiled doves as the Elko Downtown Business Association presents some of Elko’s seedier past during the...

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Press Release 06/16/2015 – Wine Walk

For Immediate Release Elko, NV: It’s wine time in Downtown Elko. Second Saturday’s continue with the first wine walk of the season on July 11 from 4-7pm. Guests will start the evening at the Commercial Casino where they will receive their wine glass, wristband and...

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