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Storey County Commission Meeting Gets Personal

The Storey County Commission Meeting Soap Opera Gets Personal In the latest episode of the Storey County Commission Meeting, there were a few things of interest. The crony lease deal with Pat Whitten’s former and Austin Osborne’s current secretary and naming Marshall McBride as NDOT hero were notable. Jen Chapman …

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Coffee With The County 1.0 A Success

Coffee With The County Brews Conversation A small group of folks showed up for Coffee with the County at the Roasting House in Virginia City on Wednesday. Freshly minted County Manager Austin Osborne conducted the informal get together and discussed a wide variety of matters. Merchants, residents, prospective business interests, …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Minuscule

Minuscule

minuscule | ˈminəˌskyo͞ol, minˈəsˌkyo͞ol | (also miniscule) adjective 1) extremely small; tiny: a minuscule fragment of DNA. • informal so small as to be negligible or insufficient: he believed the risk of infection was minuscule. 2) of or in lowercase letters, as distinct from capitals or uncials. • of or in a small cursive script of the Roman alphabet, with …

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July 2 Commissioner Meeting Review – BardeBlog

The latest episode of the Storey County Commission aired on interstellar TV. For those of you who missed it, Nicole Barde wrote about her observations on her underrated blog. During the meeting, Kris Thompson called me a liar for telling the truth and Steve Ayers referred to The Teller as …

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Two Storey County Businesses Seek Environmental Permits

We talk a lot about the impact of the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center. The impact of TRIC is both positive and negative financially. Tesla is paying for extra fire equipment and Sheriff deputies to offset their impact on the budget. The property taxes paid at the park have been steadily growing …

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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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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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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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Gary Hames Removed as Community Development Director

Gary Hames Relieved of Duties The Teller has confirmed that on Thursday, April 18th, Community Development Director Gary Hames was escorted out of the building. County Manager in waiting Austin Osborne appointed Fire Marshall Martin Azevedo acting director. The locks on the building have been changed and all emails and …

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Nevada Public Employee Retirement System Problems

And, Will Storey County have a new County Manager seated on July 1, 2019? Storey County Manager candidate Ron Knecht has another piece about Nevada’s Economy. This time he covers the PERS system and how Nevada taxpayers should be concerned about the fund itself and how it is managed. We …

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