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June 18th Commission Meeting – Barde Blog

Pigs at the trough

The June 18th Storey County Commission Meeting was one for the ages. It contained a microcosm of what Storey County residents have been forced to endure for nearly seven years. Or seven decades. Self-congratulation complete with dislocated shoulders from self-backpatting and sniffly little tears of sadness Deceptive and disingenuous description …

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Vintage Trailers Come to Virginia City

A group of perhaps a dozen Vintage Trailer owners visited Virginia City this weekend. Many of the visitors came from the California valley hauling their Vintage Trailers up Geiger Grade. They stopped at the Virginia City RV Park to hang out and enjoy some High Mountain air here in The …

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June 18th Commissioner Preview – Last Place. Again.

When reporting on the Storey County Commission meetings, we typically report on what happened during the meetings. Up to this point, we haven’t reported on upcoming meeting agendas to discuss items that the commissioners will vote on. On June 12th, 2019, Storey County posted the Agenda of the June 18th …

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The Curious Case of Gary Hames. Again

Or, Having Friends In High Places Is Better Than Talent In Storey County I tell people I run a news site that focuses on, among other things, the political apparati of Storey County. I like say I am always busy and never surprised by the lengths and depths our fearless …

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Public Disclosure of Public Record Requests

The Facts Behind The Teller’s Public Record Requests As editor of The Teller, I have recently come under fire from members of Storey County Government as well as members of the public on the Virginia City Highlands email discussion group for filing public record requests. During Commissioner comment at the …

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Why and How Public Record Requests Benefit Everyone

Public Record Requests; Good and Good For You I have gotten a lot of grief over the past couple of days since Commissioner Jay Carmona announced that “one or two” people have cost the county $100,000 because of vexatious public record requests. After the meeting, he qualified his statement by …

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Lance Gilman’s Proclamation(s) of Emptyness

When a politician’s lips move, take notes. When they act, compare the actions to the lip movements. Readers of The Teller may remember at the April 2nd Storey County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Lance Gilman made yet another Proclamation of abundance. In his proclamation, Gilman announced that he would be holding …

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The Mystery Surrounding Gary Hames

Storey County District Attorney Invokes Gag Order In Gary Hames Incident Scores of people have contacted The Teller looking for more details since we broke the Gary Hames story last week. Thanks to the complete lack of transparency in Storey County, we know exactly nothing about why. Hames removal comes …

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Team Storey Cronies Win Again.

Key Facts on Nevada’s Spending Problems

And Again. And Again. It looks like another member of Team Storey Cronies will be getting fat stacks thanks to membership in the elite team you aren’t part of. Readers may remember when Storey County took care of Marshall McBride and Ron Gallagher with the Million Dollar Parking Lot. McBride …

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In The Grandstands With AB143

Every election cycle, the political duopoly that runs our country dusts off three or four political footballs. They then toss them around to rile up their base. Gun Control, Abortion, The Death Penalty, DACA, Immigration, The Wall, and the whatever other topic de jour is nearby. Once the pot is …

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