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Former Police Chief Foster to Run for Sheriff

He was the Police Chief in Grass Valley from 1998 to the end of 2015, Now John Foster is announcing his candidacy for Nevada County Sheriff in 2018…. Listen to John Foster 1 Foster says he has discussed running with … Read more >

NCCFD Gets Grant to Clean Up Fire Stations

Three fire stations in the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District are getting some much needed improvements, thanks to a federal grant. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the district 97,367 dollars, which allow the district to purchase and install … Read more >

County Grant to Focus on Chronic Disease

The Nevada County Public Health Department has received a grant to focus on chronic disease prevention… Listen to Liz Matson 1 County Health and Wellness Program Manager Liz Matson says another part of the grant is a new chronic disease … Read more >

Nevada Co Supports Bail System Reform

Nevada County’s Public Defender supports the latest legislation that’s been introduced to reform California’s bail system. State Senator Bob Hertzberg says he wants to replace a pretrial process that often forces people of modest means to remain in jail until … Read more >

Senior Driving Safety An Ongoing Concern

As people plan for retirement, the California Highway Patrol urges them to also plan for the changing needs and abilities in their driving as they age. The CHP has joined the American Occupational Therapy Association to recognize this week as … Read more >

Local Veterans to Hold Pearl Harbor Ceremony

(OPENS WITH SOUND) Listen to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt That date was 75 years ago today. The Japanese attack in the Hawaiian Islands at Pearl Harbor resulted in 2403 Americans dead, 1178 wounded, and 18 ships were either sunk or … Read more >

Cascade Shores Gets Wastewater Treatment Grant

Good news for Cascade Shores residents from the State Water Resources Control Board… Listen to Nate Beason 1 Nevada County Supervisor Nate Beason says the funding amounts to two-point-two million dollars. Beason says the money will help eliminate some long-standing … Read more >

Nevada City Gets 200k Tree Removal Grant

Nevada City is getting its first-ever state grant to help remove dead and dying trees and thin fuels, to reduce the wildfire danger. Tree mortality has greatly accelerated over the 5-year drought, including massive bark beetle infestations. Fire Chief Sam … Read more >

Washington Rampage Suspect Faces Trial

The man arrested for going on a rampage in the town of Washington in September has been ordered to stand trial. That follows a preliminary hearing in a Nevada County courtroom for 28-year-old Jeffrey Caldwell, to see if there’s enough … Read more >

Colder Weather Also Means Heating Precautions

With our first significant cold snap this season, PG and E is urging us to be extra cautious when heating our homes. Spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers says many people might tend to want to use some additional sources to keep warm, … Read more >