Local News

LaMalfa Applauds Passage Of Veterans Resolutions

Efforts continue toward improving how the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs handles large caseloads and overall care. Nevada County’s Congressman Doug LaMalfa says 7 resolutions have been passed by the House, to improve service standards and oversight at the Department… … Read more >

Search Resuming For Suspect Believed Dead

About exactly 6 months since a vehicle pursuit that ended with two Grass Valley-area suspects at large, the search is about to resume for one of them. The search was suspended in November, because of the deep snow in the … Read more >

Several Memorial Day Events Lined Up For Monday

As has become tradition in Nevada County, local veterans groups have lined up several events on Monday to honor those who served our and died in the line of duty. The day begins at 9am with a short ceremony at … Read more >

Small Fire Extinguished Near Malakoff Diggins

A small vegetation fire was quickly extinguished at the northern edge of Malakoff Diggins State Park early Friday. Cal Fire Public Information Officer Mary Eldridge says it was reported at around 3:15am Friday on North Bloomfield Road and was contained … Read more >

Butterfly Garden of Remembrance Supports Hospice

The Friends of Hospice Butterfly Garden of Remembrance will be setting up in the lawn at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary again this Memorial Day Weekend. Friends of Hospice volunteer Suzanne Reese says this is the 17th year that they have … Read more >

Gay Activist Cleve Jones To Visit Grass Valley

A well-known gay and human rights activist will be in Grass Valley this weekend. Cleve Jones., who was recently portrayed in an A-B-C miniseries, will be the primary speaker for the local P-FLAG chapter’s annual fundraiser. Rick Duber with the … Read more >

Gas Prices Spike In Time For Driving Season

About 6 months ago, gas prices had dropped below $2.10 a gallon. But now, the cheapest price is now above $2.80 in many areas of the North State, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. And in just the … Read more >

Goldpanning Season Begins At Bridgeport

Memorial Day weekend also means the return of gold panning at South Yuba River State Park in Bridgeport. That’s from noon to 2pm every Saturday, Sunday and holiday through Labor Day. Event coordinator Cheryl Pirtle says patience helps if you … Read more >

High-Speed Internet Expansion Breaking Ground

After 8 years of stops and starts, the first construction phase of a major expansion of high-speed internet access for Nevada County is beginning soon… click to listen to John Paul Spiral Internet CEO John Paul says the first phase … Read more >

NID Says Canal Repair Nearly Completed

Repairs to a major water supply canal for the Nevada Irrigation District are on schedule to be completed in about a week. District Operations Manager Chip Close says no shortages have been reported. The record winter rains caused a landslide, … Read more >