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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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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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Team Storey Cronies Win Again.

Key Facts on Nevada’s Spending Problems

And Again. And Again. It looks like another member of Team Storey Cronies will be getting fat stacks thanks to membership in the elite team you aren’t part of. Readers may remember when Storey County took care of Marshall McBride and Ron Gallagher with the Million Dollar Parking Lot. McBride …

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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 Taxable Sales Continue To Plummet

Storey County Taxable Sales Figures Drop for Eighth Consecutive Month The Nevada Department of Taxation released the monthly report on taxable sales from around the state. While Nevada continues to mark healthy gains across the state, Storey County’s numbers continue to plummet. Taken as a whole, Storey County taxable sales …

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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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