Local News

One Suspect Still Sought In Robbery At Home

It was described as a home invasion robbery but was not your typical one. And the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department is still looking for one of the suspects. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Robert Bringolf says it occurred early Sunday… click to listen … Read more >

NID Wants To Expand Sphere Of Influence

While the Local Agency Formation Commission has been discussing the possibility of shrinking Nevada City’s sphere of influence, it will be discussing a major expansion of the sphere for the Nevada Irrigation District. Staff will be on hand to answer … Read more >

Bulanti Added to Grass Valley Planning Commission

The past president of the Nevada County Association of Realtors is now the newest member of the Grass Valley Planning Commission. Greg Bulanti was appointed by the City Council at their meeting last night. Bulanti says being a realtor, housing … Read more >

Tobacco Tax Revenue Soon Doubles For Nevada Co

The huge increase in California’s tobacco tax takes effect on April 1st, which is Saturday. Voters approved it in November as Proposition 56, which increases the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 2 dollars, or from 87 cents to … Read more >

Fake News Program Presented at Library Tonight

You’ve heard the term a lot lately, but the idea has been around for awhile. ‘Fake news’ is the topic of a presentation this evening at the Madelyn Helling Library. Youth Librarian Lisa Nowlain says the program is targeted toward … Read more >

Dementia Campaign Surpasses Funding Goal

Funding support continues to grow for taking care of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients in Nevada County. The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation says they’ve surpassed their goal to raise at least $200,000 this year for what’s called the “Remember Me: … Read more >

Motorcyclist Killed Was 70-Year-Old Man

Some more details regarding the motorcyclist who was killed in the Rough and Ready area Monday afternoon. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says the victim, a 70-year-old local man, was northbound on Rough and Ready Highway approaching the intersection of Valley … Read more >

DeNijs Appointed New Ag Commissioner

Nevada County has a new Agriculture Commissioner. Chris DeNijs (duh-NIZE) has been appointed to the position, and the Board of Supervisors gave its formal approval at their meeting this morning. The Ag Commissioner has many duties, and DeNijs says the … Read more >

Cities Working Together to Form Cultural District

It’s something both cities agree on, and are working together to make it happen… Listen to Howard Levine 1 Grass Valley Mayor Howard Levine, who is an artist himself, is hopeful that western Nevada County will be among the first … Read more >

Tree Mortality Not Improved Despite Wet Winter

Despite what will likely be Nevada County’s wettest winter, including a far-above-average snowpack, forests remain at risk from tree mortality and overgrown landscapes. That’s according to a report from the California Farm Bureau Federation. The Executive Director of the county’s … Read more >