Name of Contest: Italy

Date winner is to be announced: November 5, 2018


  1. All Generic Contest Rules apply.  Any discrepancies are superseded by the Detailed Rules for Italy!

  2. How to Enter the Contest:
    • The Italy promotion begins October 1, 2018 and ends November 2, 2018, 6PM.  To participate in the contest, an on-air “sounder” on KHIX, KZBi, KBGZ, Z107.7, 100.5 True County, and Coyote 101.1 will be the cue to call.  The ninth caller of each contest will qualify to win the Grand Prize.
    • Each qualifier wins the opportunity to enter the drawing for the Grand Prize, a one-week trip for two to Italy, hotel stay and return.

  3. Eligibility Restrictions:
    • The contest is open to on KHIX, KZBi, KBGZ, Z107.7, 100.5 True County, and Coyote 101.1.  Listeners who are 21 years or older and reside in the immediate listening area.
    • Listeners are eligible to win a contest sponsored by Ruby Radio only once every 30 days.
    • Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.

  4. Prizes:
    • Up to three winners each day, Monday thru Saturday, call the station after the cue to call to qualify for the Grand Prize.  At it's discretion, and at any time without prior announcement, Ruby Radio may choose to increase the number of contests, and therefore the number of people qualified to enter the drawing.
    • The Grand Prize winner wins:
      • Trip for 2 adults for a one week trip to Italy. Departure and return travel from Salt Lake City, Utah during the month of March, 2019. Prize includes round trip air travel for two persons, hotel accommodations and train tour of select destinations in Italy.
      • CONTACT Journeys Around the World Travel, Suzanne Bradford, for details about the trip; 775-781-9573.
      • If the winner cannot make the trip, the prize will be forfeited, and no substitution will be offered.
    • Grand prize is valued at approximately $4,500.
      • Any changes in the itinerary by the contest winner will be paid by the winner.
    • All prize information is sent to winner after station is in receipt of applicable release forms and winner information. The winner forfeits any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 5 days of winning.
    • For contests with multiple prizes, the winner accepts all prizes listed as one package. 

  5. Selection of Winners:
    1. Each day winners are chosen after calling the radio station on a designated phone line, following the cue to call. The specified caller is selected as the winner of the contest.  The Grand Prize winner is selected from a random drawing of all daily winners.
    2. The grand prize winner will be announced on air or notified by telephone or mail.
    3. If the Grand Prize winner cannot be contacted within 5 business days after the prize is awarded, an alternate winner will be selected.

  6. Conditions:
    1. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner. The Grand Prize winner is required to provide name, social security number, address, and may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.
    2. Travel arrangements are made by Journeys Around the World Travel.  Contact is Suzanne Bradford, 775-781-9573. 
    3. By participating in the contest, the winner or winners (and their guest or traveling companion, if any) agree to have their picture, name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising, social media or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize.
    4. Contest winners (and their guests or travel companions, if any) will be required to sign a liability release prior to acceptance of any prize or which prize includes the provision of transportation, whether or not such transportation is provided by Ruby Radio Corporation.

  7. Ruby Radio Corporation reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.
  8. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited.
  9. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of Ruby Radio.
  10. Ruby Radio Corporation is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize.
  11. Copies of the written contest rules are available during regular business hours at the main office of Ruby Radio Corporation, 1750 Manzanita Drive, Suite 1, Elko, Nevada 89801 or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Ruby Radio Corporation.
  12. This is a "Shared contest."  All six of Ruby Radio Corporation's radio stations, KHIX, KZBi, KBGZ, KBGZ-HD2 (Z107.7) and KBGZ-HD3 (Coyote-FM) and KBGZ-HD4 (100.5 True Country) will participate.  

I have reviewed and understand the Detailed Rules for the trip to Italy.


Winner’s signature: _____________________________________________________________


Winner’s printed name: __________________________________________________________

Opportunity Fair | Nov 15, 2018



Jobs in every field are open in Elko, NV. Come to Opportunity Fair to find them.Elko, NV has a really great problem! We have too much work for the people who live here. We need more people to come to Elko for these good jobs. Employers need skilled teammates like truck drivers, electricians, welders, service technicians, diesel mechanics and law enforcement. There's lots of need in healthcare, culinary and hospitality, too! 

The entire economy could grow, if we had more people to do the work. Women are encouraged to attend. Ask about training programs, benefits, healthcare, consistent hours and bonus.

Ruby Radio is organizing Opportunity Fair 2018 at Elko Convention Center to bring 60 employers together with employees. With the support of the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority, and every employer, we are promoting this OUTSIDE of Elko as well, to attract new people to our community.

EMPLOYERS & EDUCATORS: If you're an employer or educator with new opportunities and want to recruit at Opportunity Fair, contact Ken Sutherland: (775) 777-1196 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

JOB SEEKERS: Scroll down for information we hope will be helpful in planning your visit to Opportunity Fair. Be sure to register so we know to expect you at Opportunity Fair!!


Companies are looking for Drivers with CDL, haz-mat, tanker and triple endorsements, Heavy Equipment Operators, Diesel MechanicsService Technicians, Engineers, Geology and Materials Technicians, Hospitality, Culinary, Healthcare at all levels, Law Enforcement, and Sales employees.

Get your start in gold mining - many provide training. Employers are planning to hire on the spot!

Coach USA Northeastern NV Reg. Hosp. Kinross Gold
Barrick Gold Brahma Group Elevation Transportation
International Directional Services Riverton Elko GMC Superstore Alternative Maintenance Solutions
NV Dept of Transportation City of Elko Nevada HealthLink
Arnold Machinery Pilot Thomas Nevada Highway Patrol
Gold Dust West Elko Motor Company Granite Construction
US Forest Service Quality Transportation Knight Piesold
Boart Longyear Cashman CAT Equipment Neff's Diesel
National EWP Drilling EnviroCare Highland Village
Major Drilling Elko Sanitation Ruby Dome
Ledcor Advanced Auto Parts Sysco Intermountain
County of Elko Komatsu Quantum Electric
Cummins Rocky Mountain Newmont Mining Liebherr USA
KC Transport Savage Services Old Dominion Freight Lines
Highland Manor Epiroc RAM Enterprises
Hilton Garden Inn Ironhorse RV Park Bureau of Land Management
Elko Truck & Water Nevada Health Centers Newmont Mining
Elko RV Park NV Dept of Child & Family Svcs. Losta Bros. Towing
Great Basin College Sandvik Raintree Construction
Ruby Radio    ...and more to come!


There are many hotel choices. These are close to Opportunity Fair at the Elko Convention Center.
We'll add others as we sort out block rate deals to keep your travel costs low.

95 Spruce Road
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 401-6945

624 Cimarron Way
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 777-8181

507 Scott Road
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 738-3448



From Interestate 80, take Exit 303, turn right on Jennings, then right on Idaho Street, and last right turn on Moran Way.
Convention Center is in surrounded by parks, on your right.



Population, Housing and Economic Data Links:

Elko County School District Website:
(includes Spring Creek schools):

Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Administration:
Look for the "Relocation Toolkit" at

Cost of Living:
Yes! Nevada really does not charge personal income tax!  See what your paycheck would look like if you worked in Elko: Nevada Paycheck Calculator

Checklist for Succeeding at a Job Fair:

✔ Know what type of job you want.

✔ Rehearse introducing yourself to potential employers.

✔ Know about the company.

✔ Have some good questions to ask.

Look the part.

✔ Do the math ahead of time for what you need hourly, monthly or annually.

✔ Have copies of your resume, but be ready if asked to apply online.

Good luck!

We asked why newcomers settled in Elko...

Meadow at foot of Ruby Mountains, just south of Elko, NV
  • "The community is safe"
  • "Outdoor activities"
  • "Sense of community, we help each other out"
  • "The work is good"
  • "Traffic is better than in California"
  • "I like living on land, not in an apartment"
  • "My children are served well by the schools"
  • "Husband likes all the work (lots of building)"
  • "I came from Vegas and, first impression, the people here are way more friendly"

Read for yourself: #‎tradeuptonevada‬

Stuff to Do Around Elko

Ruby Mountain Wilderness

Hiking, beautiful drives, glaciers, streams,
wild sheep. 21 miles south of Elko.

Northeastern Nevada Museum

Pioneer artifacts and animals including a woolly mammoth!
1515 Idaho Street

Western Folklife Center

501 Railroad Street

Sherman Station
Visitors Center

1405 Idaho Street

California Trail Historic Interpretive Center

Interstate 80, Exit 292

Game Changer Golf

Indoor golf and simulators
2110 Idaho Street

Ruby View Golf Course

2100 Ruby View Drive

Municipal Swimming Pool

1751 College Avenue

Igloo Recreation Center

1515 Silver Street

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The Ruby Radio Small Business Advisory Panel answers your questions about business, Thursday, May 17, 2-3pm.

Local experts discusses ways to grow business… business plans, taxes, loans, networking as part of Small Business Month!

The Ruby Radio panel of Small Business Advisors today are:

  • Mary Kerner, CEO of Rural Nevada Development Corporation.
  • Karen Ness, Owner and President of Innovative Advisors here in Elko. Her firm provides outsourced HR services and helps new businesses figure out their corporate structure.
  • Cathy McIntosh, CPA and Tax Manager for local accounting and business services firm, Eide Bailly.
  • Shirley Alen-Kellerman, Business Banking Manager at Nevada State Bank who has specialized for years in loaning to Small Businesses.

Rachel Dahl, Senior Area Manager for the Northern Nevada office of Small Business Administration served as moderator.

Small Business Advisors Show Segments:

Segment 1:  Starting Up

Segment 2: Business Growth

Segment 3: Maintaining

Segment 4: Wrap-Up


Ruby Radio's Women's Expo

Applications are now open for Women's Expo booth vendors. This event expects 3000+ people through the door on Saturday, August 4th at the Elko Convention Center.

Ideal vendors include businesses that sell to women, or service providers that offer services and support for women and families.

  • Women control 90% of family money spent on healthcare
  • 74.9% of women identified themselves as the primary shoppers for their households (Source: GFK MRI, Survey of the American Consumer, 2011)
  • Women purchase 93% of all Food and 89% of Bank Accounts (Source: Yankelovich Monitor & Greenfield Online)
  • Approximately 40% of U.S. working women now out-earn their husbands. (Source: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics)

All Women's Expo booth holders get a week of radio ads on the Ruby Radio 6-station group. Together our stations reach 75% of all Elko/Spring Creek Adults 12+. See how well we do among Women:

Call Lisa Kirkman at (775) 340-8001 to set up your booth now!

You can also use the deeply discounted event rate for up to 4 weeks After the Expo to cement the connections you made with visitors to continue working with them. This is 20% off our usual rates and only available to Women's Expo participants.

Useful Vendor Information:

Call Lisa Kirkman at (775) 340-8001 to set up your booth now!


Ruby Radio's Health & Fitness Fair

Promote your business or service at Health & Fitness Fair. Meet over 4500+ people at Elko's premier event on Saturday, March 9th at the Elko Convention Center.

This is the 17th year of the popular Health & Fitness Fair, now in both the Elko Convention Center and the new Elko Conference Center.  By March 9th, over 10,000 promotional announcements for the Health & Fitness Fair will have aired on all six Ruby Radio stations.

Eastlan Ratings has repeatedly proven that Ruby Radio's reached over 86% of the people who live in the Elko/Spring Creek area every week, making Ruby Radio the most cost-effective way to reach local people.

All Health & Fitness Fair booth holders get a week of radio ads on the Ruby Radio 6-station group. Together our stations reach 86% of all Elko/Spring Creek Adults 12+.

Health & Fitness Fair boothholders

Call Ruby Radio at (775) 777-1196 to set up your booth now!

You can also use the deeply discounted event rate for up to 4 weeks After the Fair to cement the connections you made with visitors to continue working with them. This is 36% off our usual rates and only available to Health & Fitness Fair participants.

Useful Vendor Information:

Call Ruby Radio at (775) 777-1196 to set up your booth now!

2019 Health & Fitness Fair Participants

A+ Total Care ALS Association of Nevada
ABC Seamless Aspen Quick Care
Bariatric Medicine Institute Blue Lightening Cleaners
Brent Stokes State Farm Insurance  
Center for Asbestos Related Diseases Costco
Cunningham Carpet Cleaning Cutco
Elko County Cattlewoman's Assoc. Elko County Transit
Elko Dental Specialists Elko Federal Credit Union
Elko Velo Club Enlightening Touch
Elko Water Systems  
Family Resource Center Full Range Physical Therapy
Guiding Light Hospice  
Highland Village High Desert Imaging
Horizon Hospice  
Immunize Nevada Ignite Life Chiropractic
Kyano LP Insurance
Marina Hills Dental Medicare Workgroup
Medallus Medical MedX AirOne
Morning Star Healthcare  
Nevada Cancer Coalition Nevada Health Centers
Nevada Department of Aging and Disability Nevada HealthLink
Norco Northeastern Nevada Medical Group
Northwestern Mutual  
Prevail Behavioral Health P.A.C.E. Coalition
REACH/AirMedCare Network Salt Lake Behavioral Health
Shabonya Dutton State Farm Insurance Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute
Taelor Legacy Taylor Chiropractic
University of Grappling Elko West Hills Behavioral Health Hospital


Upcoming Concerts

Ruby Radio Corporation
1750 Manzanita Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Ph: (775) 777-1196
Fax: (775) 777-9587