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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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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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Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th Pat Whitten’s PR team tells the Team Storey story about the Commissioner Meeting in perfunctory (non)detail. Thankfully, Nicole Barde penned a predictably in-depth and detailed account (with context) of the recent County Commissioners meeting. While I find the budget quite interesting, the cure for …

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Truth, Lies, and Consequences.

Truth, Lies, and Consequences

  Truth, Lies, and Consequences. In the most recent episode of the Comstock Chronicle, Marshall McBride is quoted asking for concerned citizens to call the Commissioners and other County Officials regarding concerns they may have. He accused me and Nicole Barde of being purveyors of misinformation and lies. He reasoned …

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Bonus Payola hits $436,248.12 And Climbing.

Pigs at the trough

I have been working on this piece for a couple of weeks. After I finished it and posted it, something was still bugging me that I couldn’t put my finger on. Well, that something just punched me in the face. Stay Tuned for Part Two… Summary: Pat Whitten authorized $ …

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Dec. 5 Commissioner Meeting Report – Nicole Barde

For those of you who don’t subscribe to the Meeting report of Nicole Barde, I am copying a link so you can check it out. I was at the meeting and remember it being the angriest I have been at the combination of self-congratulatory back-slapping and milquetoasty “decisiveness” in dealing …

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Leadership – Sunday Word Of The Day

leadership |ˈlēdərˌSHip| noun The action of leading a group of people or an organization: different styles of leadership. The state or position of being a leader: the leadership of the party. [treated as singular or plural] the leaders of an organization, country, etc.: a change of leadership had become desirable. …

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Teller Files Criminal Complaint with Storey DA, Sheriff

On March 28th, 2017, The Storey Teller filed a public record request with Assistant County Manager, Planning Director and all around busy guy Austin Osborne. In this request we asked for the zoning of the Mustang Ranch Compound, specifically to see if any section of the property was zoned residential. …

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