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Sheriff Antinoro Cleared of Ethics Charges

Sheriff Antinoro Cleared of Ethics Charges The Nevada Board of Ethics cleared Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro of Ethics violation charges yesterday. The charges were levied by Lance Gilman’s employee Kris Thompson and Carson City Sheriff’s Sargent Mike Cullen. Kris Thomson alleged that Sheriff Antinoro “violated NRS 281A.400(2) and (7) …

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Former SCSO Deputy Stewart Handte Arrested

Stewart Handte Arrested for Kidnapping Reno Police arrested one-time Storey County deputy, and former Mineral County Sheriff Stewart Handte on Thursday, August 15th on charges of assisting with an elderly woman’s kidnap. According to Reno Police, Stewart Handte assisted Roger Hillygus with kidnapping Sue Hillygus from a care facility in …

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Residents of Storey County Come First With The Teller…

…But Not With The Storey County Commission I often write about the topic of Public Comment in the Storey County Commission Meetings. My most recent article (not a blog post) about the matter drew some interesting chatter on the Virginia City Highlands email discussion board (not a blog). The reason …

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Some Reasons for Hope for the Future

Editors Note: The Teller welcomes guest articles. If you would like to submit one, send it to editor@thestoreyteller.online. The views expressed by Mr. Knecht are his alone but are shared by The Teller. By Ron Knecht – 13 August 2019 In last week’s column, I showed things really are much …

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Storey County Commission Meeting Gets Personal

The Storey County Commission Meeting Soap Opera Gets Personal In the latest episode of the Storey County Commission Meeting, there were a few things of interest. The crony lease deal with Pat Whitten’s former and Austin Osborne’s current secretary and naming Marshall McBride as NDOT hero were notable. Jen Chapman …

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Coffee With The County 1.0 A Success

Coffee With The County Brews Conversation A small group of folks showed up for Coffee with the County at the Roasting House in Virginia City on Wednesday. Freshly minted County Manager Austin Osborne conducted the informal get together and discussed a wide variety of matters. Merchants, residents, prospective business interests, …

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National Night Out 2019 a Success

National Night Out 2019 Over a hundred community members and organizations came out to support the community in the River District on Tuesday. National Night Out is a community-building event held on the first Tuesday in August to promote the relationship with local law enforcement and the communities they serve. …

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Gilman v. Toll

Gilman v. Toll Heads to Supreme Court

Supreme Court Sets Date for Gilman v. Toll The Nevada Supreme Court set September 5th, 2019 as the date to hear oral arguments in the Gilman v. Toll matter. In June, attorneys for The Teller’s editor Sam Toll filed a mandamus brief with the Nevada Supreme Court requesting a stay of …

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Lockwood Bingo Night A Smash Hit!

lThe Rainbow Bend Social Club hosted another Lockwood Bingo Night on Saturday, August 4th. 75 people showed up to enjoy hot dogs, chili, salad, and desert and play Bingo. There are usually between 35 and 50 people who regularly attend the festivities, but last night set the record. The July …

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