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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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Ron Knecht Has Been Where We Are Headed

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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 Parlays Our Future With a $100k Kicker

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County Commissioners Slosh Money Around Like Drunken Sailors The last Storey County Commission meeting was remarkable in a couple of ways. First, Commissioners McBride and McGuffey parlayed away our future by giving billion dollar global companies $22 million. Second, in what was unquestionably the worst job performance review I have ever …

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Is The Blockchains Smart City At TRIC A Done Deal?

White Collar Welfare Recipients Hunting For Handouts At The Storey County Courthouse Barring an alien abduction of Commissioner Jack McGuffey or Marshall McBride, The Storey County Commissioners will hand over $20 million in future Storey County tax revenue to billion dollar global companies at TRIC by forming a Tax Increment …

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Packed House For Lockwood Pipeline Meeting

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Packed House For Lockwood Pipeline Meeting A standing room only crowd of nearly a hundred River District residents packed the Lockwood Senior Center to hear Storey County Commission Candidate Nicole Barde address the facts of the TRIC pipeline proposal. The crowd was nearly twice the size of the Lockwood Pipeline …

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Stonewall – The Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

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Stonewall verb [with object] delay or block (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies, especially in politics: (as noun stonewalling) : the art of stonewalling and political intimidation | the highest level of bureaucracy stonewalled us. As many of you know, Storey …

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