Pigs at the trough

June 18th Commission Meeting – Barde Blog

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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Lacy J Dalton and Edge of The West Event

Lacy J. Dalton and Edge of the West will be playing at Ruby’s Ampitheater behind the Red Dog Saloon on June 21st. The show starts at 6:00 pm and tickets are $35.00 per person. Come check out Country Music Star and Virginia City’s own Lacy J Dalton play with Dale …

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SB287 Freedom Of Information Needs your Help

Please Call Our Elected Officials To Keep Access To Information Accessible Storey County Commissioner Jay Carmona recently decried The Teller and BardeBlog as the source of vexatious public record requests costing the county $100,000 in 2018 alone. He then said he and the County are considering steps to discourage the reckless behavior of …

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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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