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Ron Knecht Has Been Where We Are Headed

Ron Knecht

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 Hearing Postponed – Again

Gilman v. Toll

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 Republican Fundraiser on the V&T

LIncoln Day Fundraiser

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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Masked Marauders Terrorize Town

Masked Marauders Terrorize Town

Brazen Banditos Mete Mayhem   This press release arrived at The Teller on February 8th from the Storey County Sheriff’s Office. There has been reports of these banditos circulating on C Street for years. Great to see Storey County Sheriff Deputies on the job. Almost three years to the day, …

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Lockwood’s Merilee Miller’s Surprise Party

Lockwood Birthday Party

The community of Lockwood celebrated another 39th birthday of Merilee Miller. Miller is a stalwart community member who volunteers at the Senior Center and helps with just about everything. John Miller did a great job of organizing the event and the community kept it a secret for 2-4 weeks. Husband …

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TWISCH – This Week in Storey County History

The Territorial Enterprise Lives Again We recently obtained a wonderful collection of Territorial Enterprise Newspapers from the Lucius Beebe – Charles Clegg era. The papers are amazing and represent a fascinating time capsule of Storey County History. But they are more than just a snapshot of Storey County. Back then …

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SCSO Incident Report January 28th – February 3rd

416 Calls. Lots of nonsense. Thank you to the hard working men and women of the Storey County Sheriff’s Office for dealing with nitwits and people who need your help. Y’all rock. This is why we need shooting ranges everywhere GUYS ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD SHOOTING INTO THE …

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