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Only a handful of residents have still been using Nevada County’s evacuation shelter. And Office of Emergency Services Director Vick Ferreira says they have also moved from Nevada Union High School to the First Baptist Church, which is just across … Read more >
Author: Chris Gilbert
Posted: July 28, 2015, 12:56 am
The Tahoe National Forest has closed several lands, roads, and trails due to the Lowell Fire. Forest Service Public Affairs Officer Michael Woodbridge says the closures are to help the firefighters in the area… Listen to Michael Woodbridge 1 The … Read more >
Author: Geoff Flynn
Posted: July 28, 2015, 12:05 am
As the Lowell fire continues to threaten homes, many property owners are stepping up protection efforts. The executive director of the Fire Safe Council, Joanne Drummond says progress has been made, especially in the fourth year of drought. But she … Read more >
Author: Chris Gilbert
Posted: July 27, 2015, 8:53 pm
A camper was was stranded in a Nevada County wilderness area overnight over the weekend before being rescued. Sheriff Keith Royal says his department received a call Saturday evening about a missing man in the Emerald Pools area along the … Read more >
Author: Chris Gilbert
Posted: July 27, 2015, 8:45 pm
Cal Fire is reporting 4 firefighters have been injured fighting the Lowell Fire. PIO Daniel Berlant says they were taken to the hospital last night. click to listen to Daniel Berlant Three of the Firefighters were treated and able to … Read more >
Author: Rita Stevens
Posted: July 27, 2015, 5:23 pm
The Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District is updating and expanding its air quality health advisory for July 27 and 28.  Smoky conditions are likely to be experienced in parts of Plumas, Sierra and Nevada County due to smoke from … Read more >
Author: Rita Stevens
Posted: July 27, 2015, 5:02 pm
Latest Fire updates: The fire is now up to 1,700 acres and we are at 20% containment. The expected full containment date is August 1st. 1,400 firefighters are battling the blaze and 30 homes have been evacuated. Smoke can be … Read more >
Author: deanamartinez
Posted: July 27, 2015, 3:22 pm
Early Sunday evening, two CAL FIRE and two U.S. Forest Service firefighters suffered burn injuries while battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County. The firefighters were airlifted from the fire and transported to UC Davis Burn Center in Sacramento. The two CAL FIRE … Read more >
Author: Rita Stevens
Posted: July 27, 2015, 12:19 pm
The 185th historical landmark for Nevada County is set for an unveiling ceremony on Saturday, August 8th. That’ll be for the Victornian-style Hartung House in Penn Valley. The promotion director for the Historical Landmarks Commission, Bernie Zimmerman, says it’s one … Read more >
Author: Chris Gilbert
Posted: July 27, 2015, 8:00 am
The Lowell fire burning in the Red Dog You bet area does not appear to be moving as aggressively as a number of helicopters and even the big DC 10 bomber have been laying down fire retardant all day. Cal … Read more >
Author: Rita Stevens
Posted: July 26, 2015, 10:29 pm

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