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Key Facts on Nevada’s Spending Problems

State K-12 Spending Up, Results Not Improved

Guest Column By Ron Knecht – This is the fourth in a series of columns summarizing my Controller’s Annual Report for fiscal year 2018 (FY18). The first two columns showed that since FY06 state spending has grown faster than Nevada’s economy, thus imposing an ever-larger real burden on Nevada families …

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Gilman v. Toll

Gilman v. Toll – Toll Files Motion To Dismiss

Toll Files Motion To Dismiss Case Based On Evidence Surrounding Lance Gilman’s Residence Attorneys for Sam Toll filed a motion yesterday to dismiss the defamation lawsuit brought by Storey County Commissioner Lance Gilman. The Court granted an order requiring a quick response to the order the same day. New evidence …

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Ron Knecht

Ron Knecht Has Been Where We Are Headed

Storey County announced the finalists to replace outgoing County Manager Pat Whitten yesterday. The list is made up of four qualified candidates, among the list was former Nevada Controller Ron Knecht. Gentle readers of The Teller will recognize the name Ron Knecht. Ron has submitted dozens of guest editorials and …

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Storey County Manager Candidates Announced

County Manager Candidates Announced Storey County announced today the names of the finalists for Storey County Manager who will replace m retiring County Manager Pat Whitten. Names of the panelists for both the citizen panel and the County staff panel were also released. The County hired a consultant to facilitate …

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Gilman v. Toll

Gilman v. Toll Hearing Postponed – Again

Judge James Wilson granted Lance Gilman a continuance this afternoon. Apparently, the airport in Las Vegas shuts down when snowflakes fall. Las Vegas airlines canceled 80% of their flights today. The hearing will decide if Sam Toll is a journalist and this site, The Teller, is a modern-day equivalent of …

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Lockwood Archers Take Second Place

Lockwood Archers Punch (way) Above Their Weight On Friday, November 1st Hillside Elementary participated in a remote Nevada State Archery tournament in the multi-use room at Hillside Elementary. There were 29 shooters from the Storey County school district and 9 from Alpine Academy. Typically, what happens during a tournament versus …

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TWICH – February 18th 2011

This Week In Comstock History – February 18th 2011 The Comstock Chronicle wasn’t always known to locals as the Comstock Comical. Angela and Richard Mann owned the paper for 9 years and ran it as a serious local news venture. Angela went to all the meetings (Commissioner, VCTC, School Board …

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LIncoln Day Fundraiser

Lincoln Day Republican Fundraiser on the V&T

GOP State Party Dignitaries Come To Virginia City The Storey County Republican Committee held it’s annual Lincoln Day fundraiser in Virginia City yesterday. The event celebrates Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, the Republican Party’s first elected President.  The Delta Saloon hosted the event for the past several years, but the party wanted …

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