Comstock Chronicle – Letter To The Editor

The Teller received this Letter to the Editor regarding the Comstock Chronicle and was asked to post it anonymously. We reserve the right to publish letters where the author wishes to remain unknown. Here in Storey County vindictive actions have been known to cost people their jobs among other things. …

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VCTC – Losing Money is an Investment.

Nicole Barde posted her synopsis of the recent VCTC meeting (which you can read here). It’s excellent and I suggest you give it a read. Corrado de Gasparis CFO (Chief Flimflam Officer) of Comstock Mining took his seat replacing the departed Scott Jolcover (also of Comstock Mining) as Deny Dotson …

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So much yellow

Kayline Gavenda Wins Best Actress at RTIFF

As we reported earlier, two local kids were up for awards at the Reno Tahoe International Film Festival. Virginia City Highlands resident Kayline Gavenda starred with her brother Otto in So Much Yellow, a short film telling the emotional story of the difficult day in a family’s life. The film …

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

I ran across this piece on Joe Conforte and Storey County from the Reno Gazette-Journal which ran sometime in 1985. In reading this, I was struck by the irony of the sentiment of the people and the headline. Here we are thirty years into the future and in some ways, …

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Bonus Payola hits $436,248.12 And Climbing.

I have been working on this piece for a couple of weeks. After I finished it and posted it, something was still bugging me that I couldn’t put my finger on. Well, that something just punched me in the face. Stay Tuned for Part Two… Summary: Pat Whitten authorized $ …

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No Tax Rollback Happening Anytime Soon (Or Ever)

The First Storey County Commissioner Meeting of 2018 had some interesting points in between the standard fare. The conversation over the fabled tax rollback/rebate/cuts continued as Commissioner Jack McGuffey tried once again to make this dead horse gallop so he can pretend to lead the charge for all us little …

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Respect – Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

respect |rəˈspekt| noun a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements: the director had a lot of respect for Douglas as an actor. the state of being admired or respected: his first chance in over fifteen years to regain respect in the …

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Free Radon Test Kits For Storey County Residents

January is National Radon Action Month, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free short-term radon test kits to Storey County Residents on February 15th. Radon test kits are available at Cooperative Extension offices and partnering locations, as well as at presentations statewide. Radon is a …

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