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John Doe Identified and Charged


A male subject who gave numerous false names to law enforcement ended up going to jail first as a John Doe… and eventually identified as Tyler Smith. Grass Valley Police Lt. Steve Johnson tells KNCO that calls of a man … Read more >

Partial Solar Eclipse Viewable in Nevada County


You might notice it getting a little darker during the middle of the day tomorrow (Thursday). That’s because there will be a partial solar eclipse… Listen to Don Machholz 1 Local astronomer Don Machholz says it will begin at 1:52pm, … Read more >

Dorsey Drive Ribbon Cutting Set


You won’t be able to drive on it just yet, but Grass Valley is celebrating the grand opening of the Dorsey Drive Interchange. Mayor Dan Miller says there will be a brief grand opening ceremony at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning … Read more >

BriarPatch Co-op Awards Cooperative Community Fund Grants


Nevada County’s premier co-op market, the Briar Patch, regularly gives back to its members at the store through purchases and benefits. Briar Patch also gives out community grants to benefit local non-profits. Marketing Director, Stephanie Mandel, says they have been … Read more >

911 Open Line Response Leads to Arrests


Nevada County Sheriff Deputies responding to a 911 call with no one on the other end of the line ended up finding a wanted felon and a number of illegal items. Sheriff Keith Royal says when officers arrived they immediately … Read more >

B-and-B, Holiday Lighting on Council Agenda


A couple of loose ends to tie up for Nevada City at their City Council meeting tonight. After several delays, the council is expected to re-authorize the use of 534 Spring Street as a Bed and Breakfast… Listen to Mark … Read more >

North San Juan Needs Hydrant System


In order to develop a town and establish some small businesses, you first have to have water to put out a potential fire. That’s the case in North San Juan, which does not have a fire hydrant system. Supervisor Hank … Read more >

Early Morning Fire on East Main St.


Fire engines from four local fire districts were blocking the 1400 block of  East Main street in Grass Valley most of the early morning hours after a house fire erupted, spreading into the  adjacent wildland.  Grass Valley Fire Battalion Chief … Read more >

Pursuit and Collision End With Arrest


A suspect that was spotted by law enforcement ends up going to jail after crashing a vehicle while trying to outrun a deputy. Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt says the deputy recognized the driver of a car heading up … Read more >

Suspect Arrested For False ID and Drugs


Officers responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle driving around the Loma Rica area in the early hours of Monday morning discovered a female subject in a van. According to Captain Jeff Pettitt the woman didn’t have a good … Read more >