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Wabuska Mangler

The Wabuska Mangler was the name given to a mythical newspaper in 1889 by Sam Davis, then editor of the Nevada Appeal. Davis would make up controversial news stories and opinions, then attribute them to the Mangler. Wabuska is a small community in Lyon County east of Carson City.

Since 2006, the Wabuska Mangler has been the name of a blog hosted by the Nevada Press Association and written by Barry Smith, director of  the Association.

Comstock residents argue for access to records

Comstock residents made a strong argument to the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday for access to public records contained on officials’ private cell phones. The case dates back more than four years, when the Comstock Residents Association asked for copies of communications between Lyon County officials and Comstock Mining Inc. …

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