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Sunday Word Of The Day – Outlandish

outlandish | outˈlandiSH | adjective looking or sounding bizarre or unfamiliar: outlandish, brightly colored clothes | the most outlandish ideas. archaic foreign or alien. Storey County is looking for a new County Manager to replace the soon to be retiring Pat Whitten. In an effort to be as transparent as …

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Key Facts on Nevada’s Spending Problems

Key Facts on Nevada’s Spending Problems

A Guest Editorial from Ron Knecht This is the first of a series of columns summarizing my Controller’s Annual Report (CAR) for fiscal year 2018 (FY18).  Based on the state’s official books and records, the CAR provides Nevada citizens, officials and others a summary of key facts, data, analysis and …

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Storey County Christmas Party Tonight

Storey County Christmas Party

When I was a kid growing up on the Comstock Lode, I really looked forward to the Storey County Christmas Party. Every year the community would hold a party and I was one of the dozens of kids who would sing and enjoy hot apple cider. I remember fondly walking …

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Blockchains Announces Smart City at TRIC

Blockchains Announces Smart City

Blockchains CEO Jeffrey Burns announced plans for a 10,000 home “Smart City” at TRIC yesterday. Burns, speaking at a technology conference in Prague, told the excited crowd that he was creating the first connected Smart City built on the backbone of Blockchain technology. When the teller first got wind of …

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Sunday Word of the Day – Victory

Victory

victory | ˈvikt(ə)rē | noun (plural victories) an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition: an election victory | they won their heat and went on to victory in the final | [as modifier]: a victory celebration. In April we wrote about the …

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Leadership, Part Two

It’s reassuring to know that when I write something (in a house or with a mouse) that makes it’s way to the (McGuffey-says-it’s-Irrelevent) Virginia Highlands chat group, TRIC Executive, Mustang Ranch Brothel resident and Lance Gilman bunkmate Kris Thompson pipes up with a longwinded diatribe about what a pants on …

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Sunday Word of the Day – Profit

In our second Sunday word of the Day essay, we chose the word Profit. noun a financial gain, especially the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something: pretax profits |his eyes brightened at the prospect of profit.• advantage; benefit: there’s no profit …

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