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State Med Pot Tax Won’t Help Nevada Co Much

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With millions of dollars in new revenue possible, a bill has been introduced in the State Senate that would impose a statewide 15-percent sales tax on medical marijuana. It follows long-awaited state regulations on the industry that was passed by … Read more >

Arrest Made In Mail Thefts From Over 100 Residents

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A Sacramento County man has been arrested in the Sacramento area and suspected of a number of burglaries and thefts, including in Grass Valley and Nevada County. Over the last couple of weeks of January, Grass Valley Police Officer Zack … Read more >

Reeves Named to High School Board

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The Nevada Joint Union High School District has selected a new board member. Six candidates had applied to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Georgie Coulter in January, and District Superintendent Louise Johnson says after those candidates were … Read more >

County Gets Partial Reimbursement for Lester Case

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Thanks to the efforts of one county supervisor, Nevada County has been able to recover some money that they’ve been paying in an expensive court case. Nevada County has now spent over 600-thousand dollars in the Gold Country Lenders case, … Read more >

PGE Expands Solar Power Access

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As solar power continues to gain popularity, PG and E is now extending the option for 100-percent solar power for all customers. Spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers Merlo says customers can purchase half or all of their electric power from solar energy … Read more >

Fire, Police Departments Get Gift from Deceased

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The Grass Valley Police and Fire Departments are each getting a generous gift from a woman who recently passed away… Listen to Mark Buttron 1 The question now is, how to spend the money. Fire Chief Mark Buttron says he’ll … Read more >

Bluebird Nesting Boxes Now Available

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With a lot of habitat degradation in recent years, the Nevada County Resource Conservation District says one of our most beloved and useful birds is rapidly disappearing. Bluebird nesting boxes have just arrived at their office on Presley Way in … Read more >

NID Launches Centennial Reservoir Website

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A website on the Centennial Reservoir Project has been launched by the Nevada Irrigation District. Senior engineer Doug Roderick says it’s the most convenient way, both for the district and customers, to find the latest information… click to listen to … Read more >

OHV Program Open House In Nevada City

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Just ahead of the resumption of their off-highway vehicle program in the spring, Tahoe National Forest officials are preparing their annual grant application. And they also hold an informal Open House at their Nevada City headquarters to get input on … Read more >

Grass Valley Likely to Pass Total Pot Ban Tonight

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The Grass Valley City Council is expected to formally approve a medical marijuana ordinance that bans all grows, indoor and outdoor. The Council will hear the first reading of that ordinance at their meeting tonight. City Community Development Director Tom … Read more >

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