Public Service Announcements for the Elko Area: 

Updated 11/20/14

Elko Archery club - 3D Turkey Shoot

Nothing but Turkeys!  Shoot at Turkeys.  Win a Turkey.  Hang out with the Turkeys at the Elko Archery Range on Saturday, November 22.  Registration at 9:00am, the shooting starts at 10:00.  $10 for adults, kids' entries are cheaper!  All participants are entered to win Turkey vouchers.  ANYONE can win a turkey!

For more information, call Jerry at 934-0785

Elko Overland Stage Theater Company

Join the Elko Overland Theater Stage Company as they present Michael McLean's Christmas classic, "The Forgotten Carols," a story of the Nativity as seen through the eyes of some of the lesser-known charters of the Biblical tale.  Show times for "The Forgotten Carols" are 7 p.m. November 20th, 21th and 22nd at the Great Basin College Theater.  Matinee is on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club of Elko - Christmas Party

The Boys and Girls Club of Elko is holding its annual Community Christmas Party for the whole community at the Club located at 782 Country Club Drive in Elko on 12/6 from 5-8pm.  Children can play on the giant inflatables, enjoy Christmas crafts, decorate cookies, play holiday carnival games, and have their picture taken with Santa.  Tickets for games and activities are $.50 per ticket.  Everyone welcome!  

For more information stop by the Boys and Girls Club of Elko or visit their website at

Elko County Library - 16th Annual Family Gingerbread House Contest

This event encourages families to spend time together during the busy holiday season by creating a gingerbread house.  A contest packet with registration, guidelines, and recipes is available at the Library and on the website.  Families can deliver their gingerbread houses to the Library from Monday, December 1st through Saturday, December 13th.  

For more information, contact the Library at 738-3066 or visit the Library's webpage at

Elko County Library - "Food for Fines"

Bring in non-perishable food items to the library from 11/1 through 12/31 to pay for your overdue fines (up to $10.00).  Food items past their "best if used by" date will not be accepted.  The Elko County Library will be partnered with FISH.  All food items will be distributed to those in need for the holidays.  Help members of your community have a good holiday season and take care of your overdue fines all at the same time!

For more information, contact the Library at 738-3066

First Presbyterian Church - Elko Handbells Christmas Concert

Sunday December 14 at 4pm, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1559 Sewell Drive.  FREE ADMISSION, donations gratefully accepted.

Forest Service - Christmas Tree Permits

Christmas is fast approaching and tree cutting permits will be available, at your local Forest Service offices beginning Monday, Nov. 17.  Permits are $5 per tree, with a limit of 5 trees per family.  Permits willbe available for sale until Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014.

Permits for cutting trees on the Mountain City, Jarbidge, and Ruby Mountains Ranger Districts, can be purchased at the Elko Forest Service Office at 2035 Last Chance Road in Elko or at the Wells Forest Service Office located at 140 Pacific Avenue in Wells.

For more information, contact Tracie Winfrey at 775-778-6134.

Elko Chamber of Commerce - Shop Local

Help us promote shopping LOCAL this Fall.  Back to School shopping can be done right here in Elko County.  You will find amazing deals, unique items and friendly faces.  Please remember to support your local merchants and say thanks to them for always supporting this community.

For more information please call 775-738-7135

Boys and Girls Club of Elko - Youth Basketball League

Youth will learn basketball skills, team play and have fun in the developmental basketball league.  This league will consist of six scheduled games, basketball camp, and weekly practices.  Youth receive a team t-shit.

Dates: 1/8/15 - 3/7/15


5 yrs. - KDGN (coed)

1st - 2nd grade boys

1st - 2nd grade girls


1st - 2nd grade boys - 1/8/15 at 5pm

1st - 2nd grade girls - 1/8/15 at 6:45pm

Day/Time:  Practice - Weekday evenings

Games:  Weekday evenings & Saturdays

Fee:  Member $30, Non-Member $40

Deadline:  Registry deadline is January 7th.  $10 late fee

Packets:  Parent packets will be available at the front desk on 1/15/15 at 6pm.  Packets include schedules, rosters, and league information.