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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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Good Old Boys Prove They Need To Be Replaced. Again.

Or Why You Should Never Elect A Real Estate Developer County Commissioner I wrote that the June 18th County Commission Meeting was one for the ages. Some of the most incredible items, votes, and commentary I have seen in any meeting ever. But the piez de resistance was Lance Gilman …

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Gary Hames Overcharged Us All $326,257.70, And Did A Great Job …

Words Mean Stuff Episode 784: Inadvertent vs. Premeditated At the June 18th Storey County Commission meeting, Agenda Item 35 read: Consideration and possible approval of refund of excess funds paid for community development permits in the amount of $71,266.97. In an article outlining documents we received from a county whistleblower, The …

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June 18th Commission Meeting – Barde Blog

Pigs at the trough

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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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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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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