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Nevada City Gets More Mine Cleanup Money

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More work is ahead to clean up soil contamination from the abandoned Providence Mine near Nevada City. The city is one of only five in California to receive Federal EPA funding for the Brownfields program. And it’s also the maximum … Read more >

Another Honey Oil Lab Bust In Nevada County

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For the second time in less than a week, a butane honey oil lab has been busted by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department’s Narcotics Task Force. Sheriff Keith Royal says it began as a trailer fire on Hirschdale Road in … Read more >

Last Day to Register to Vote In June Primary

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Today is the last day to register for the June primary election, and there are a couple of things to keep in mind when voting in the Presidential race. Nevada County Clerk Recorder Greg Diaz says if you are not … Read more >

8 people injured in Hwy 49 Crash Saturday

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At this point, CHP Officers say there is no indication that drugs and or alcohol contributed to a multi vehicle collision on hwy 49 Saturday that sent 8 people to various regional hospitals. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says the driver … Read more >

Graduation Rates Remain Strong In Nevada County

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As we get close to graduating the Class of 2016, the high school graduation rate, statewide, for the Class of 2015 was up for the sixth year in a row, at 82-percent. But high schools in Nevada County show much … Read more >

Nevada Co Unemployment Rate Drops A Bit

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A minor drop for Nevada County’s unemployment rate in April. At 4-point-7 percent, it’s down three-tenths of a point from March, but eight-tenths of a point, compared to a year ago. The job sector with the biggest gain last month … Read more >

Housing Inventory still Low in Nevada County

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The real estate market in Nevada County is improving from what it was at the beginning of the year. But Nevada County Association of Realtors President Greg Bulanti says a shortage of inventory is still a problem. click to listen … Read more >

Measure W Pros and Cons Presented at Forum

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Every seat was filled in the Board of Supervisors chambers last evening for the League of Women Voters Forum on Measure W. The measure would uphold a current ban on outdoor grows of marijuana in the county, and limit the … Read more >

Sierra College Open House is on for Today

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Sierra College Nevada County campus spokesperson Diane Wright says ¬†their open house festivities planned for today are still a go even with the threat of rain. ¬†Wright says they will just be moving everything indoors. click to listen to Diane … Read more >

Missing Hiker and Dog Found Safe

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The Rocklin hiker and his dog who had been missing since Sunday have been found alive and safe. Placer County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Dena Erwin says 23 year-old Michael Cody and his German Shepard Bauer were spotted by … Read more >