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Brunswick Road Now Open

They moved up the completion date of the project, and now they’ve moved it up again. The work on Brunswick Road is done, and the road is now open. The Nevada County Public Works Department issued a release saying “over … Read more >

Nevada City’s Manager Finishes Job This Week

While Nevada City commemorated the re-organization of the City Council, and the installation of Duane Strawser as mayor, last night’s meeting was also the last one for City Manager Mark Prestwich. Prestwich was honored by the Council for his over … Read more >

Murder Suspect Extradited From Nevada

The man arrested in early June for the murder of a Nevada County man is expected to be arraigned Thursday. But Assistant D-A Chris Walsh says since 31-year-old Joseph Ward was taken into custody in Nevada, he had to be … Read more >

Man Arrested For Chasing 2 Men With Gun

A West Sacramento man is in custody, after scaring a couple of men with a gun in Grass Valley. Police Lieutenant Joe Matteoni says it started Tuesday evening at an apartment on Ophir Street. He says the suspect, 21-year-old Alex … Read more >

New School Prepares To Open in South County

School starts in less than three weeks, and in these days of declining enrollment and occasional school closures, a new school is opening in the South County. Arete Charter Academy is in the Pleasant Ridge School District, and is a … Read more >

Phelps Completes Busy Term as Nevada City Mayor

There will be a changing of the guard in Nevada City this evening. The term of Mayor Evans Phelps comes to an end tonight, and Council member Duane Strawser will take over. It’s been a busy year for Phelps, and … Read more >

Fundraiser To Reopen Independence Trail Ramp

What’s described as a major effort to re-open the Rush Creek Ramp on Independence Trail is being launched by Bear Yuba Land Trust. The ramp, built in the 1980’s, has been closed since the fall of last year, due to … Read more >

Brunswick Road to Open Ahead of Schedule

It’s a pleasant surprise from the Nevada County Road Department. The Brunswick Road emergency project will be done early… Listen to Joshua Pack 1 Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says the road has been repaired, they dug up, removed, and … Read more >

Few Cases Linked To Resigned Detective Dismissed

Less than 5 cases out of around 80 cases linked to a former Nevada County Sheriff’s detective still under investigation for misconduct were impacted. District Attorney Cliff Newell says he recently reviewed all of those cases that involved detective Mark … Read more >

Governor Candidate Visits Nevada County Today

It’s not every day that a candidate for governor visits Nevada County, but that’s what’s happening this afternoon. Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach will be speaking at a local Republican Party meeting. Allen wants to repeal the gas tax, … Read more >