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Briar Patch Launches Community Fundraising Program


By Ashlyn Rhodes Briar Patch is launching a community fundraising program this month called “Co-op CAUSE.”  Briar Patch’s Marketing Manager Stephanie Mandel says that for the months of April and May, any of Briar Patch’s daily 2000 customers will get … Read more >

Arbor Day Foundation will Plant Trees in Tahoe National Forest

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By Ashlyn Rhodes The Tahoe National Forest will receive trees donated through the Arbor Day Foundation this year.  Public Affairs Officer Michael Woodbridge says that the Arbor Day Foundation is accepting donations through its commemorative tree planting program to help … Read more >

Pro Cycling Team is Training in Nevada City


Team Smartstop Pro Cycling will be in the Amgen Tour of California this year, but the entire team is in Nevada City now for two weeks of training. Team member Chris Butler says it’s very similar to what football teams … Read more >

Last Minute Tax Tips from California’s Tax Board


By Ashlyn Rhodes April 15 is the deadline to file your taxes.  John Barrett is the Public Affairs Spokesman for the Franchise Tax Board of California.  He says April 15 is the deadline to get your money in to the … Read more >

Allergy Season Hits Area Hard


By Ashlyn Rhodes Because of the dry and warm weather, spring came early to California.  And while the blooming plants are beautiful, they are playing havoc with the immune systems of allergy sufferers.  Dr. Heather Lucas-Ross, who is the Chief … Read more >

Nevada City Bank Robbery Investigation Continues


Nevada City’s police chief says they are processing all the evidence, and still looking for leads to find a bank robbery suspect that is still on the loose. Tim Foley says the key piece of evidence is a Chevy Malibu … Read more >

Shoulder Tap Results in Drug Arrest


What started as an underage drinking operation, turned into an arrest for selling hallucinogenic mushrooms. Placer County Sheriff Public Information Officer Dena Erwin says 19 year-old Noah Phippen of Penryn was arrested in Roseville Friday night after he was approached … Read more >

Over a Hundred Attend Dollar General Meeting


Over a hundred Alta Sierra residents concerned about having a ‘Dollar General’ store in their community got to hear straight frm the developers about their plans. KNCO’s Don Langford attended last night’s meeting at the Alta Sierra Country Club… Listen … Read more >

County Begins Roadside Spraying


Now that spring has arrived and temperatures will be warmer before you know it, you’ll likely see Nevada County crews out along the sides of roads spraying to kill weeds… Listen to Josh Pack 1 County civil engineer Josh Pack … Read more >

Music in the Mountains Announces SummerFest Headliners


Ashlyn Rhodes Music in the Mountains has announced that Randy Newman will headline their SummerFest concert series this year.  Executive Director Cristine Kelly says the singer-songwriter will perform solo in June. click to hear Cristine Kelly Other headliners include acrobats … Read more >