With no state forests, Nevada's state forester spends more time managing rangeland and watersheds.

Nevada State Forester Kacey KC describes the Silver State's unique landscape to the Public Lands Steering Committee. Photo by Denny Henry

Nevada's topography makes state forester role interesting

More than two-thirds of older adults will need 3-5 years of services and support to help them age successfully, which will require some heavy lifting from counties.

Mary Rumbaugh makes a point during the luncheon Supporting our Nation's Aging Population at the Local Level while Barry Zimmerman looks on. Photo by Denny Henry

Landscape changing quickly for aging services

Opportunity zones, automation and disabilities all throw curve balls at workforce and economic development efforts.

Ted Stiger, senior director of Government Relations with the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, speaks to the Community, Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee. Photo by Hugh Clarke.

County officials talk opportunity zones, EDA, partnerships

The Federal Communications Commission will vote Aug. 1 on improving the way data is collected when mapping where broadband exists across the country.

The FCC’s Greg Cooke speaks to members of NACo’s Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee, at their meeting Friday in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Leon Lawrence III

Better broadband mapping techniques on the way?

The first official day of the NACo Annual Conference kicked off Friday morning with a welcome breakfast for first-time conference attendees. 

Geraldine Pegues and Michael Imber talk July 12 during the first-time attendee breakfast at the NACo Annual Conference in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Denny Henry

Breakfast engages first-time conference attendees

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Today kicked off the first full day of #NACoAnn. Watch our video recap to catch up on all of the action

2019 #NACoAnn Recap: Friday

Federal Medicaid policy is putting inmates behind the eight ball for getting the care they need.

Boone County, Mo. Commissioner Janet Thompson leads the Justice and Public Safety Committee meeting July 12. Photo by Denny Henry

Justice committee discusses inmate health care, data-driven decisions

County officials have the power to change the story for children in foster care by advocating for them.

Producer Deborah Oppenheimer speaks about her film, FOSTER, as Graham Knaus, Diane Iglesias and Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly look on. Photo by Hugh Clarke

HBO documentary on foster care ‘reminds us why we do what we do’

Today kicked off the first programming at #NACoAnn. Watch our video recap to catch up on all of the action
 

2019 #NACoAnn Recap: Thursday

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26 March 2019
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