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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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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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Commissioner Gilman’s Proclamation of Abundance 2.0

Proclamation of Abundance 1.0 In 2014, Commissioner Lance Gilman sent a letter to all Storey County residents proclaiming the abundance of wealth that was being generated at TRIC would be shared with everyone in the county. This letter caused a ripple of excitement to run through the County. According to …

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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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Storey County Wants To Raise Taxes

Commissioner Carmona asks the Legislature to give Storey County permission to raise taxes. Readers of the Teller may remember when Commissioner Marshall McBride told legislators that it was unfair for people driving diesel vehicles to avoid paying more taxes than their gasoline-burning counterparts in Storey County (click here to watch …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Communication

4150 Out Of 4200 Storey County Residents Agree – Don’t Treat Us Like Mushrooms The Teller remains critical of the way Storey County communicates with its citizens since we started nearly two years ago. The county has a Public Information Officer (County Manager in waiting Austin Osborne) and an actual …

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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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Blockchains Announces Smart City at TRIC

Blockchains Announces Smart City

Blockchains CEO Jeffrey Burns announced plans for a 10,000 home “Smart City” at TRIC yesterday. Burns, speaking at a technology conference in Prague, told the excited crowd that he was creating the first connected Smart City built on the backbone of Blockchain technology. When the teller first got wind of …

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