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Thousands of Colored Eggs and High Energy Equals Easter Fun

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Hundreds of children from 1-12 scurried across the field at Scotten School picking up candy filled plastic eggs Saturday morning. The Twin Cities Church Easter Egg Hunt had bounce houses and other activities as well as special egg “hunting areas” … Read more >

Grower’s Market Picking Up Speed

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The second week of the Nevada County Certified Grower’s Market saw a few more vendors and over 500 people as they took advantage of early season berries, cut flowers, and other goodies. Market Manager Kriss Stillman  is very pleased how … Read more >

Trout Derby a Fun Success

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The 42nd Annual Sportsmen’s Club Trout Derby was a load of fun for over 400 kids ages 3-12 and their families Saturday morning.  KNCO caught up with Mike Caston, one of the event organizers, just before the start and he … Read more >

Free Measles and Tdap Vaccination Clinic May 2

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Nevada County is offering a free measles vaccine clinic the first Friday in May. Public Health Coordinator for Emergency Preparedness, Patti Carter, says there is an outbreak of measles occurring in California. In order to help prevent an outbreak in … Read more >

Honey Oil Lab Explosion Damages House

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Another homemade system used to extract concentrated cannabis from marijuana exploded in the Truckee area. However, this explosion was much more significant than many that occur. Sgt Robert Womack of the Truckee Police Department says that the butane used in … Read more >

BriarPatch to Start Charging for Bags

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The BriarPatch Coop Market is encouraging its customers to bring their own bags when they shop at the store. The Coop doesn’t use plastic bags at all,  and now they are going to add a 10 cent surcharge on paper … Read more >

Friendship Club Builds Leadership Development

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Founded in 1995 in Nevada County, the Friendship Club is a prevention program designed to reach at-risk girls before they engage in unhealthy behaviors. They teach the girls life skills, personal responsibility and the value of hard work through a … Read more >

Egg Hunt at Scotten School Field

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Twin Cities Church in Grass Valley has been making a family Easter egg hunt available to all residents in the community for eight  years now. They started off in Memorial Park but outgrew that venue and now have the Egg … Read more >

Hit and Run Driver Leads Chase on Rattlesnake Rd

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A man driving erratically in a red Ford pickup and on a suspended license lead Grass Valley Police on a search for him from the Brunswick basin out to Rattlesnake Road.  Grass Valley Police Sgt. Jason Perry says the first … Read more >

DUI Accident and Arrest on San Juan Ridge

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Around midnight Thursday North San Juan firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Pine Grove Reservoir Rd. Public Information Officer  Christopher Montelius says the first responding unit found a single vehicle into a tree. Click here to listen to Christoffer … Read more >