Interview: Elko Mayor Discusses the Future of Area's Economy

May 2, 2018

In rural Nevada, two industries dominate local economies -- agriculture and mining. Nowhere in the state is that more true than in the city of Elko. As the largest municipality in Northeastern Nevada, Elko plays a special role in shaping the economy for the rest of rural Nevada.

KUNR’s Paul Boger sat down with Mayor Chris Johnson to get a sense of how Elko is doing, and where it may be heading in the future