Local News

Better Water Service Ahead For Cascade Shores

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A major upgrade in water service is on the way for the Cascade Shores subdivision. Nevada Irrigation District Operations Manager Chip Close says they’ve awarded a 3-point-2 million dollar contract for a new water transmission line. It will connect the … Read more >

Police to Hold Drug Take Back Day Saturday

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Tomorrow (Saturday) would be a good day to clean out your medicine cabinet. The Grass Valley Police Department, in conjunction with the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County, is holding a ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’… Listen to Alex … Read more >

Bear River Celebrates 30th Anniversary Saturday

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It’s a milestone celebration for Bear River High School. They will be celebrating their 30th anniversary with a program and party tomorrow (Saturday) night at the school. Bear River opened in the fall thirty years ago, but Principal Amy Besler … Read more >

N-U Hosts ‘Miners vs. Niners’ Game

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Professional football players participating in a basketball game has become a popular fundraising event at Nevada Union High School. Tomorrow is the third annual ‘Miners versus Niners’ game, where current and past players from the San Francisco 49ers compete against … Read more >

Springtime In The Pines Quilt Show this Weekend

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Today’s Quilters don’t just make quilts for the bed, they make art quilts and wearable art clothing and even something called tuffets, and they will all be represented at the Springtime In the Pines Quilt Show at the Nevada County … Read more >

Another Cyclist-Related Accident In Grass Valley

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No serious injuries, after a collision between the driver of a car and a motorcyclist in Grass Valley during the noon hour Thursday. Police Sergeant Jason Perry says it occurred on East Main Street near Jack in the Box… click … Read more >

Smartsville Pioneer Day This Saturday

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Pioneer Day in Smartsville is this Saturday and the locals invite everyone to come enjoy the festival and learn the rich gold rush history of Smartsville and the nearby towns. Brian Bisnett says something else not to miss during your … Read more >

Weston Says Funding Trip To State Capitol Helpful

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Nevada County Supervisor Hank Weston says his visit to the state capitol was productive, regarding funding requests for two local projects. Weston says he wasn’t able to get the requests on an Assembly budget subcommittee’s agenda, but he spoke during … Read more >

Job Distress Dampens Employment Picture

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The official numbers show around 1-point-1 million Californians are currently unemployed, which is about half as many as during the depths of the Great Recession. But a new analysis by the Legislature’s budget adviser indicates that so-called “job distress” affects … Read more >

Crime, Drugs Still Top Concerns of GV Residents

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Every year, the Grass Valley Police Department does a survey to see how residents feel about the department, and which kinds of things are of the greatest concern. Police Chief Alex Gammelgard says there are five areas that are always … Read more >