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Final Week for Children’s Reading Programs

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It’s the final week for some of the children and teen summer activities sponsored by the Nevada County Library. A chance for children and adults to interact with wild animals comes to both the Grass Valley Branch and the Madelyn … Read more >

Lake of the Pines Vet Ordered to Halt His Hobby

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A 72 year-old Lake of the Pines man has been ordered to stop helping the military like he’s been doing for years… Listen to Dennis Kocher 1 Dennis Kocher says his neighbors don’t mind, and even support his hobby. He … Read more >

Host Family Needed for French Cultural Exchange Student

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The World Exchange Organization that is bringing 15 French Students to Nevada County for a cultural exchange had one of the host families back out because of an emergency. Program Director Linda Turner says that means she has a 16 … Read more >

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

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Nevada City Police Department is teaming up with Nevada County Behavioral Health for training in dealing with  people with mental health problems they encounter  in the course of their police work. Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley says the 5 … Read more >

Grass Valley Attorney Elected Treasurer of State Bar

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The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California elected Grass Valley City Attorney Michael G. Colantuono Treasurer of the Bar for the 2014–2015 year on July 18th. Colantuono is entering his third year as an appointee of the … Read more >

Squirrel to Blame for Power Outage

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say it was a squirrel that got into some of their electrical equipment in the Glenbrook basin that caused an outage that affected 2,205 of the utilities  customers this morning.  The Power outage was … Read more >

Road Rage Leads to Assault Charges

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A good-deed gone bad ended with a suspect arrest for assault and child endangerment. The incident took place over a several day period that began when a female victim agreed to lend a car to the estranged father of her … Read more >

Welcome Home Vets Sponsors Veterans’ Family Wellness Program

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A local support organization is offering a series of workshops to veterans and their families. Welcome Home Vets is starting the four week series, Veterans’ Family Wellness, on Tuesday July 29. Volunteer McVay says Welcome Home Vets provides a healing … Read more >

Short Chase Ends With Arrest

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A driver attempts to out run a deputy and ends up going to jail for a variety of charges. The deputy spotted the suspect vehicle with a broken tail light as he passed Twin Cities Church on Ridge Road west … Read more >

NU Graduate Produces STEM to STEAM Study

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Should the Arts be added to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? STEM education has been a focus of K-16 education over the past decade; now experts are researching the effect of Arts education on STEM. The Sierra College STEM Collaborative … Read more >