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CMI’s Tailspin Continues with Q3 SEC Filing

If you were to believe the press releases festooning the otherwise vacous pages of the Comstock Chronicle, you would think that Comstock Mining Incorporated (CMI) was making millions while employing thousands here in the “Richest Place On Earth”. The CMI cheerleaders at the Comstock Chronicle (deemed the Comstock Comical by …

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V&T Depot – The Spectre of Eminent Domain

Yesterday I engaged in a cheeky little tit for tat on Facebook with Comstock Chronicler Karen “Storey County Cheer Squad Princess” Woodmanse. She was curious about why I attacked the poor innocent little ol’ Mustang Ranch owner and his bunkmate for code violations (which you can read about here) yet …

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Update on Mustang Ranch Zoning Complaint

We recently shared our frustrations with Storey County Administration in what we considered to be stonewalling our request for information about the zoning of Mustang Ranch (which you can read here). Additionally, we question the residency status of two public officials; County Commissioner Lance Gilman and Planning Commissioner Kris Thompson. …

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GOED Postpones Pipeline Bond Deal

The Governors Office of Economic Development (GOED) met at the Capitol yesterday for it’s November board meeting. Item 7 on the agenda for discussion and possible approval was the TRIC effluent pipeline bond measure we have been covering since it was first floated at the Storey County Commissioners meeting some …

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TRIC Executive Shoves Foot In Mouth – Part Three

TRIC Executive Kris Thompson contradicts reality and his boss with his latest response to Nicole Barde’s recant of the November 7th Storey County Commissioners meeting on the (irrelevant according to McGuffey) Virginia City Highlands email chat group. Specifically, he champions the Effluent Pipeline deal currently unwinding on “life support”. You …

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Adam Laxalt visits Virginia City

Storey County hosted freshly minted Gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt as he made us one of his 17 stops in a whirlwind tour across Nevada this past Monday. The Red Dog Saloon was packed with supporters and members of the community as Adam Laxalt shared his vision of Nevada’s future with …

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Storey County Taxable Sales Drop 47%

Last week I donated a couple hundred bucks to the Hayek Group to help them work to improve High School student financial literacy in Northern Nevada while playing golf at Arrow Creek. After the round we had dinner and one of my table-mates told me he was considering moving to …

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TRIC Executive Shoves Foot in Mouth – Part Three

TRIC Executive Kris Thompson

Another Storey Teller post, another slam dance in the mosh pit that is the Virginia City Highlands email chat group with TRIC Project Manager, Storey County Planning Commissioner and Lance Gillman bunkmate Kris Thompson. This time, Mr. Thompson took umbrage with the article we posted about the residence he used …

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October 17 Commissioner Meeting – Nicole Barde

Barde Blog

Summary of the October 17th Storey County Commission Meeting IN WHAT CAN ONLY BE DESCRIBED AS AN UNNATURAL ACT OF THE HIGHEST ORDER THE STOREY COUNTY LEADERSHIP WORM HAS TURNED AND IS NOW CONSUMING ITS OWN TAIL. OUR COMMISSIONERS DECLARED IN AN OPEN MEETING THAT THERE HAS BEEN INAPPROPRIATE USE …

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