Leadership – Sunday Word Of The Day

leadership |ˈlēdərˌSHip| noun The action of leading a group of people or an organization: different styles of leadership. The state or position of being a leader: the leadership of the party. [treated as singular or plural] the leaders of an organization, country, etc.: a change of leadership had become desirable. …

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Xmas Craft Fairs in Virginia City

The holiday season is getting off to a great start in Storey County with Craft Fairs at the Storey County Senior Center and St. Mary’s Art Center. Dozens of area artists have a remarkable assortment of hand made items for sale at both locations. Get a head start on your …

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UPS adds Delivery Vehicle for VCH

Rod from UPS advised The Teller that UPS has added a new delivery operator servicing the Virginia City Highlands exclusively. Rod wanted to advise the folks in the Highlands that the purple truck is operated by an official UPS employee, so they should resist the urge to fire a shot …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Priority

Another Sunday and another Essay on Words and their meaning in Storey County Governance. Today’s word is Priority. Please comment if you have any thoughts to share… Thanksgiving came and went a couple of days ago and I couldn’t resist tossing the political theory grenade into the after dinner conversation. …

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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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Sunday Word of the Day – Profit

In our second Sunday word of the Day essay, we chose the word Profit. noun a financial gain, especially the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something: pretax profits |his eyes brightened at the prospect of profit.• advantage; benefit: there’s no profit …

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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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