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4th Bingo Night at Rainbow Bend

Bingo Night

Lockwood Social Club Bingo Night The Teller attended the Rainbow Bend Social Club’s bingo night on Saturday. After a potluck dinner and dessert, the bingo fun started. There were roughly 100 people in attendance and the Bingo festivities lasted for about an hour and a half. Dave Hart was filling …

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SCSO Incident Report June 17 – 23, 2019

SCSO Incident Report for the week of June 17th – June 23rd 390 Calls  •  15 Butt Dials  •  15 Citations  •  62 Warnings (thanks guys and gals) As summer heats up, remember to be kind to others. Please don’t do drugs in public. If you are drunk and need …

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July 2 Commissioner Meeting Review – BardeBlog

The latest episode of the Storey County Commission aired on interstellar TV. For those of you who missed it, Nicole Barde wrote about her observations on her underrated blog. During the meeting, Kris Thompson called me a liar for telling the truth and Steve Ayers referred to The Teller as …

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SCSO Arrest Blotter June 10-23

Storey County Arrest Blotter June 10-23. Driving is the most dangerous thing you do on a daily basis. Please don’t endanger others around you by texting or drinking and driving. Please.

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Gary Hames Files Against Storey County In District Court

Hames Claims Wrongful Termination Lawyers for Former Fire Chief and Community Development Director Gary Hames filed a Petition for Writ of Mandamus with the First District Court against Storey County. The petition, dated July 1, 2019, is in response to his abrupt firing and allegations levied by a whistleblower and …

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UNR Holds Interactive Science Activities for Comstock Kids

UNR and Silver City are hosting a science camp tomorrow from 10:00 to noon. Kids will learn about chemical reactions and the heat they produce in an event sponsored by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Jim Barcellos of UNR leads his popular interactive science activities where children can don goggles …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Malversation

I Love Words. I receive compliments (and detriments) on my writing style from the gentle readers of The Teller. People have compared my (at times) irreverent prose to the Territorial Enterprise’s own Mark Twain. While I am grateful for these complements, I am uneasy with the comparison to the creator …

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Two Storey County Businesses Seek Environmental Permits

We talk a lot about the impact of the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center. The impact of TRIC is both positive and negative financially. Tesla is paying for extra fire equipment and Sheriff deputies to offset their impact on the budget. The property taxes paid at the park have been steadily growing …

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Gary Hames Overcharged Us All $326,257.70, And Did A Great Job …

Words Mean Stuff Episode 784: Inadvertent vs. Premeditated At the June 18th Storey County Commission meeting, Agenda Item 35 read: Consideration and possible approval of refund of excess funds paid for community development permits in the amount of $71,266.97. In an article outlining documents we received from a county whistleblower, The …

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