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No Large Ones So Far But Busy Fire Season

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The wildfire season for Cal Fire’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit appears to be slower than a year ago, with no major blazes, like the Lowell Fire, occurring so far. But Fire Captain Scott Eckman says, in terms of the number of incidents … Read more >

Nevada City Woman Sentenced Prison Fraud Scheme

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A Nevada City woman has been given a 21-month federal prison sentence for her role in a tax fraud scheme out of the Correctional Center in Susanville. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Judy Mullin, and two other people, who were outside the … Read more >

Accident Kills Nevada City Man

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A Nevada City man is believed to be the fifth person to die so far, this year, in a solo vehicle crash. CHP Officer Mike Steele says 32-year-old Casey Hankins was driving at a high rate of speed on Cement … Read more >

California Adopts End of Life Option Law

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California’s End Of Life Option Law went into effect in June. People facing terminal illness now have a new choice- to end their own lives legally and humanely. Doctors, lawyers, patients and people of faith are working to understand what … Read more >

Libraries Hoping for More Sales Tax Money

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Nevada County voters will be asked to spend a little more money on their libraries come November. Nevada County Librarian Laura Pappani says Measure A would add some money into the library coffers… Listen to Laura Pappani 1 Pappani says … Read more >

It’s Hot!

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It’s hot, and it’s going to stay hot for the next few days. How hot is it???… Listen to Dan Holiday 1 KNCO Meteorologist Dan Holiday says you might want to maybe postpone those outdoor chores if at all possible, … Read more >

Small Vegetation Fire Threatens Homes Near Auburn

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A couple of homes in Auburn were immediately threatened by a vegetation fire, but CalFire and other responders were able to contain a small blaze. CalFire Captian Nolan Hale says 9-1-1 calls started coming in after 11am from the area … Read more >

Community Conference on Disability and Aging

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The FREED Center for Independent Living will be hosting an Aging and Disability Conference for the Community one week from today. (Aug.3rd) FREED Executive Director Ana Acton says it will be modeled after one they did last year. click to … Read more >

Tree Work Slows Traffic on Hwy 49

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CalTrans is doing some tree removal work on Highway 49 today between Grass Valley and Auburn. They’re dropping some trees that they are concerned might topple over and fall into traffic lanes. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says officers will be … Read more >

Marathon Meeting Ends With Grow Ban Lifted

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The Nevada County Board of Supervisors has approved an urgency ordinance that allows medical marijuana growing to resume in the county. The ordinance repeals the outdoor grow ban that was established January 12th by the Supervisors. It allows grows with … Read more >