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Gary Hames Files Against Storey County In District Court

Hames Claims Wrongful Termination Lawyers for Former Fire Chief and Community Development Director Gary Hames filed a Petition for Writ of Mandamus with the First District Court against Storey County. The petition, dated July 1, 2019, is in response to his abrupt firing and allegations levied by a whistleblower and …

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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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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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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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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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Ron Knecht Has Been Where We Are Headed

Ron Knecht

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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Sunday Word of the Day – Praise

Praise

praise verb the police praised Pauline for her courage in confronting the thieves: COMMEND, express admiration for, applaud, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, sing the praises of, rave about, go into raptures about, heap praise on, wax lyrical about, make much of, pat on the back, …

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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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