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Storey County Earthquake Preparedness

Storey County Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness Great Nevada Shakeout Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills promote both internal and community-wide earthquake readiness. Participants practice the “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” safety procedure and other aspects of their emergency plans. ShakeOut is designed so you can tailor the drill to your organization’s needs, and typically is not …

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Storey County Commission Job Description

Storey County Commission Job Description

Storey County Commission Job Description I attended Nicole Barde’s “interview the candidate” event in Virginia City last week. One of the handouts she provided was a job description of the County Commissioner. Because her format was “interview the candidate”, she provided a job description for the job of Commissioner. Her …

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Storey County May 2018 Taxable Sales Numbers Down

Storey County's May 2018 Taxable Sales came in at $ 95,570,577 compared with $ 145,673,690 from May, 2017; a difference of $ 50,103,113. The May numbers represent the fourth consecutive month that taxable sales have been less than previous years sales.

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Storey County GOP Responds To Candidate Cullen

The Teller received this Letter To The Editor moments ago. Read it here now or wait until Friday to read about it in the local fish wrapper. June 4, 2018 Dear Editor: With early voting in full swing and Election Day one week away why would candidate Cullen publicly post …

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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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May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review – bardeblog.com

May 1 Commissioner Meeting Review from bardeblog.com Nicole Barde continues her yeoman work having endured another Storey County Commissioner meeting and filing another insightful report.  In her article she highlights, among other things, the remarkable disconnect that is the information loop here in Storey County; that of informational osmosis; you …

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2019 Storey County Budget Preview

2019 Storey County Budget Preview

In our last article, we discussed the fact that 2017 sales tax revenues fell despite our taxable sales increasing 585% to $1.6 billion dollars (you can read that article here). In this article, we will inspect the 2019 Storey County budget preview to see what the income and expense projections …

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Chilling Effect – The Sunday Word(s) of The Day

chilling effect

Lance Gilman Sues Sam Toll in an effort to have a chilling effect on the work of The Storey Teller.   Throughout time immemorial, politicians have done their level best to quiet critical review of their actions. History is littered with people in power disproving of critics. The use of …

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Barde Announces Candidacy for Storey County Commissioner

Storey County Commission Meeting, May 15th

Barde Announces Candidacy for Storey County Commissioner Nicole Barde announced on bardeblog.com she is running for County Commissioner in District 2. With her announcement, there are now three candidates vying for the seat. Barde, who ran in 2014 as a Democrat will be running as a Non-Partisan in 2018. Since …

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