Local News

New Scotts Flat Trail Options Under Consideration

The spillway gate at Scotts Flat Reservoir remains open for walkers and bicyclists, as we start getting into the recreation season. But whether it stays open will likely depend on whether there will be any repeat of the illegal activities … Read more >

Earth Day and Health Fair At Sierra College

Earth Day is coming up on Sunday. But Thursday, the Sierra College campus in Grass Valley held its Earth Day and Health Fair. Abbey Liller is president of the college’s Ecologically Conscious Organization of Students, also known as “ECOS”. She … Read more >

N-U Changes Approach to Distracted Driving

Nevada Union High School is trying something different this year when it comes to teaching kids about dangers one can encounter behind the wheel. N-U and Bear River used to participate in the ‘Every Fifteen Minutes Program’, which was a … Read more >

Nevada City Turns 162 Today

Today is a special birthday. Nevada City is 162 years old today, and there will be a little celebration this evening. Organizer, and local history expert, Jesse Locks says Nevada City is more than a gold mining town–it’s played a … Read more >

Sierra City Topic of Speaker Night Presentation

Life in Sierra City in the 1880s is the topic of tonight’s Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night event this evening. The guest, Laura Thomas, has made a book out of a memoir her great Aunt Mabel Thomas wrote about … Read more >

No Change In Nevada Co Air Quality Grades

Progress continues to be reported regarding improving California’s air quality each year. But most of the grades being handed out this year by American Lung Association haven’t changed, including for Nevada County. The county has, again, received a “B” for … Read more >

Woman Arrested In Fatal DUI Crash Arraigned

The San Jose woman arrested in the drunk driving crash that killed two Nevada Union High School students last month has made her first appearance in a Merced County courtroom. 21-year-old Sabrina Distura has been arraigned on two felony counts … Read more >

Grass Valley Woman Crashes Stolen Vehicle Arrested

A Grass Valley woman who was involved in a solo vehicle crash Tuesday evening is also in legal hot water. CHP Officer Mike Steele says she was identified as 24-year-old Jeralyn Hapgood… click to listen to Officer Steele Steele says … Read more >

Grass Valley Woman Killed In Solo Vehicle Crash

A Grass Valley woman is dead, after a solo vehicle crash in an unincorporated area of Nevada County Tuesday evening. CHP Officer Mike Steele says 40-year-old Heather Stoddard was driving a Toyota SUV on Dog Bar Road, north of Norvin … Read more >

One Dead, One Injured in Airport Hangar Fire

One person has died another is injured after fire broke out at the Nevada County Airport. CalFire Captain Nolan Hale says when crews responded around 8:30 this morning, smoke was coming from one of the hangars… Listen to Nolan Hale … Read more >