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Sidewalk From Nevada City to Grass Valley Now Open

It’s a public works project that’s been talked about for a long time, and now it’s usable for the general public. For the first time, there is a sidewalk that connects Nevada City and Grass Valley. The sidewalk project on … Read more >

Nevada County Historical society Speaker Night

The Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night is this evening and will feature Sacramento State History Professor Shirley Ann Wilson-Moore on the westward migration of nearly half a million Americans in the mid-nineteenth century by way of the Overland Trail. … Read more >

31st Draft Horse Classic Kicks Off at Fairgrounds

The annual Draft Horse Classic gets underway today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, with over 120 of the gentle giants stabled on the grounds this year. The Classic spotlights a variety of teams and competitions, and Fairgrounds C-E-O Rea Callender … Read more >

Moms on the Mountain Fundraiser Is This Weekend

The original idea of Moms on the Mountain, about 20 years ago, was to build a sisterhood for mothers to spend time together through a fun activity. And it still is that, according to spokeswoman Laura Van den Berg. But … Read more >

Local Author Hosts Medicare Information Meeting

If you have any questions about Medicare, like how to enroll, or what changes are being made, now is a good time to get them answered. There’s a free public meeting tomorrow afternoon, hosted by Nevada County resident Bill Anderson, … Read more >

High School Student to Propose Sanctuary Zone

Should the Nevada Joint Union High School District be a so-called ‘sanctuary zone’ when it comes to illegal immigration? The student represent on the Board of Trustees wants to have that discussion. Morgan Margulies, a senior at Nevada Union, plans … Read more >

LaMalfa Co-Authors Veterans Records Act

A bi-partisan bill, co-authored by Nevada County’s congressman, is designed to ease the process for veterans to prove their eligibility for certain benefits or decorations. Congressman Doug LaMalfa says a fire in Missouri destroyed millions of World War 2, Korean … Read more >

California Secretary of State Speaks At NU

Nevada Union High School was the latest stop by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Tuesday morning, as part of High School Voter Education Weeks. The campaign runs through the last 2 weeks of April and September. Speaking to a … Read more >

County Conducting Survey on Bridge Options

The Nevada County Public Works Department is still looking for input from the public on the future of the Edwards Crossing Bridge. The bridge, which carries one-lane of traffic over the South Yuba River on North Bloomfield Road, is one … Read more >

Yuba River Volunteers Collect Six Tons of Garbage

Office chairs, refrigerators, a toilet, and a homemade lava lamp. Those were just some of the unusual items pulled from the Yuba River watershed over the weekend from the South Yuba River Citizens League’s annual Yuba River Cleanup event. SYRCL … Read more >