Local News

One Arrested, One At-Large in Stolen Vehicle Case


A Grass Valley man who was a passenger in a stolen vehicle has ended up in jail. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says this morning (Wednesday) around 1 o’clock, one of the officers observed a white pickup truck parked in … Read more >

GVPD Provides Support to Officers and Families


Being a police officer is a stressful job, even in quaint foothill towns like Grass Valley. How officers handle the stress of the job and and family varies. Grass Valley Police Chief, John Foster, says the image of a law … Read more >

Nevada County’s New Agriculture Commissioner


Nevada County’s new Ag Commissioner Chris Flores comes to us after 9 years working in agriculture in El Dorado County. She says in many ways agriculture is similar in both counties, for instance they both grow a lot of wine … Read more >

Documentary on Sex Trafficking Thursday Evening


A couple of months ago Twin Cities Church opened a local dialogue about Human sex trafficking by inviting representatives from Courage House to speak to our community. Click here to listen to John Fairchild Twin Cities Church Pastor John Fairchild … Read more >

Tax Scam Alert


Another reminder that there are people looking to take advantage of the unsuspecting citizen. This time it involves fake callers claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. KNCO listener, Marylin, was contacted by a potential scammer Wednesday morning. Click … Read more >

Nevada City to Discuss Tasers for Police Officers


The Nevada City Police Department is hoping to be able to arm their officers with tasers. Police Chief Tim Foley will be asking for about a dozen of them at tonight’s City Council meeting. Foley says the stun guns would … Read more >

Bicycle Accident Still Under Investigation


A cyclist seriously injured in an accident on Bitney Springs Road Friday. Unfortunately, the details of the accident are still unclear. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says the accident occurred on Bitney Springs heading towards Grass Valley just past the intersection … Read more >

County vs. Penn Valley Property Owners Dispute Continues


A 4 year dispute between Penn Valley property owners Juliet Erickson and Peter Lockyer, and Nevada County is far from over. Disagreement between the two parties originally started with construction of a cell tower adjacent to the Lockyer’s property that … Read more >

Truckee Continues as Hot Spot for Transportation Arrests


The Truckee CHP and Police Department have been busy with a number of arrests involving the transportation of marijuana for sale. The most recent a relatively small amount compared to two relatively larger busts in the last week. Monday afternoon … Read more >

Interactive Map Available of Nevada County Landmarks


All those interested in the history of Nevada County will be delighted to learn that much of that history can now be accessed through a web based interactive map. The map is the result of a joint effort by the … Read more >