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Sierra College Gets Prestigious Ranking

Some major recognition for Sierra College, which has a campus in Nevada County. It’s been ranked among the Top 150 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute, an international nonprofit think tank and research organization. There are around … Read more >

Turkey Trot Tips off Thanksgiving Thursday

It started out of a family tragedy, and has evolved into a community tradition. Thousands of people will be at Nevada Union high school tomorrow for the 12th Annual Michael Bratton the Second Turkey Trot. There will be 5-K and … Read more >

Heaviest Thanksgiving Travel In 12 Years

If you’re travelling for your Thanksgiving holiday get-together, and you haven’t left already, you’ll have lots of company all day today. An estimated 2.3 million Northern Californians are expected to travel more than 50 miles. This is one of the … Read more >

Don’t Forget Food Safety When Preparing Turkey

When cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving, of course the hope is that you’ll have it moist and flavorful. But you should also take steps to avoid any possibility of food poisoning. At the UC Cooperative Extension Office for Placer and … Read more >

Personal Income Increase In Nevada Co Stable

Personal income in California grew at a slower rate last year, compared to 2015. But at 3.1% for Nevada County, Assistant County CEO Martin Polt says it’s a fairly stable rate and points to what he describes as a “steady … Read more >

Dish Network Blacks Out Two Sacramento Channels

If you are a Dish Network subscriber, you are no longer receiving Sacramento Channels 13 and 31. CBS-owned stations carried by Dish in several key markets went dark early this morning after the groups failed to reach a deal by … Read more >

New Animated Movie Has Nevada County Connection

Thanksgiving week is filled with plenty of traditions, including the Country Christmas Fair and Cornish Christmas. Lots of families also take in special holiday movies. And Pixar’s newest release, “Coco”, has a local connection. Adrian Molina, a Bear River High … Read more >

Nevada City Mayor Questions Dispensary Process

With Nevada City narrowly approving the operator of its first marijuana dispensary last week, questions have now arisen about the selection process. The city hired a private consulting firm to help evaluate three applicants, and that firm along with a … Read more >

Few Nevada Co Wildfire Jobless Claims Filed

People whose jobs were affected by the October wildfires have another month to file for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance. State Employment Development Department Deputy Director, Laura Levy, says it applies to qualifying individuals in Nevada County, as well as Butte, … Read more >

Penn Valley Murder Suspect Needs Mental Treatment

A Penn Valley murder case remains on indefinite hold, due to the mental incompetence of the suspect. Assistant Nevada County District Attorney Chris Walsh says it’s based on a recent psychiatric evaluation of 82-year-old Robert Steuber… click to listen to … Read more >