Steninger to Fill Elko County Commission Vacancy - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Steninger to Fill Elko County Commission Vacancy

Posted: Updated:
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has appointed former newspaper publisher and editor Rex Steninger to a vacant seat on the Elko County Commission.

Sandoval announced Monday that the 59-year-old Steninger will fill the vacancy created by the death in October of Commissioner Grant Gerber.

Gerber, a lawyer, died from injuries suffered when he fell from a horse in Kansas during a cross-country ride protesting a federal crackdown on livestock grazing. He was 72.

The governor says Steninger's background as a rancher, contractor, hunter and publisher of the Elko Daily Free Press will serve Elko County constituents well. 

Steninger's family owned and operated the newspaper until 2000. 

Steninger also previously served positions with the Nevada Press Association board, the Silver State Stampede and the Lamoille Water District.

(AP)

  • NewsMore>>

  • One is Dead After Officer Involved Shooting in Sparks

    One is Dead After Officer Involved Shooting in Sparks

    Sunday, October 22 2017 1:07 PM EDT2017-10-22 17:07:46 GMT

    Sparks Police say an officer involved shooting occurred at around 4 a.m. Sunday morning in the 1800 block of Sullivan Lane. 

    More >>

    Sparks Police say an officer involved shooting occurred at around 4 a.m. Sunday morning in the 1800 block of Sullivan Lane. 

    More >>
  • Reno 1868 FC's Season Comes to an End with Playoff Loss to OKC

    Reno 1868 FC's Season Comes to an End with Playoff Loss to OKC

    Sunday, October 22 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-10-22 05:01:27 GMT

    Reno 1868 FC’s magical inaugural season came to an end Saturday night in the USL’s Western Conference quarterfinals. (3) Reno suffered a 1-0 loss to (6) OKC Energy FC after OKC’s only goal was scored by forward Wojciech Wojcik. Reno 1868 FC finished their season 17-7-8 ranking them third in the Western Conference.

    More >>

    Reno 1868 FC’s magical inaugural season came to an end Saturday night in the USL’s Western Conference quarterfinals. (3) Reno suffered a 1-0 loss to (6) OKC Energy FC after OKC’s only goal was scored by forward Wojciech Wojcik. Reno 1868 FC finished their season 17-7-8 ranking them third in the Western Conference.

    More >>
  • Sparks Armed Robbery Suspect On-the-Run

    Sparks Armed Robbery Suspect On-the-Run

    Sunday, October 22 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-10-22 04:35:27 GMT

    Sparks Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery early Saturday morning. 

    More >>

    Sparks Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery early Saturday morning. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.