Local News

Arrest After Man Crashes Into Rough and Ready Home

Several people sustained minor injuries, after a man crashed his pickup into their home in the Rough and Ready area Sunday night. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says 76-year-old Arthur Durgin, from the Penn Valley/Smartsville area, was driving at an undetermined … Read more >

Former Food Bank Director Thompson Dies

Nevada County has lost a force for good in the community. Former Food Bank of Nevada County Executive Director Toni Thompson has died. Thompson was with the Food Bank for over 20 years, and retired just less than a year … Read more >

Fire Danger Increases With North Winds

The arrival of gusty north winds and warmer daytime temperatures this week also means the fire danger is considered critical in the foothills, at least through Wednesday morning. Mary Eldridge, the Public Information Officer with Cal Fire’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, says … Read more >

Two Drug Suspects May Be Linked To GV Burglaries

Two Grass Valley men face a number of drug charges and perhaps more charges related to other crimes in the area. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says 47-year-old Michael Weaver and 26-year-old Christian Davis were pulled over early Sunday near the … Read more >

Artist, Activist Peggy Levine Dies

(OPENS WITH SOUND) Listen to Lisa Swarthout 1 Artist, philanthropist, and Grass Valley First Lady Peggy Levine has died. City Councilmember Lisa Swarthout has known Levine and her husband Howard for over 30 years, and says she moved next door … Read more >

Laundromat Owner to Donate Proceeds to Red Cross

Three devastating hurricanes in a short period of time have prompted a local business owner to try to do something to help. David Gough owns Gold Run Laundromat in Grass Valley, in our shopping center here at KNCO, and says … Read more >

Bear River 34 El Dorado 19

The Bear River Bruins finished up their non-league football season in style, dominating the Cougars at El Dorado High School 34-19 Friday Night.  The Bruins improved to 5-0 with the win and will have a bye next week as they … Read more >

Three Injured In North San Juan Crash

Three Nevada County residents were injured, after a two-vehicle accident in North San Juan late Friday morning. CHP officer Greg Tassone says it happened in front of the Mother Truckers store, on Tyler Foote Road… click to listen to Officer … Read more >

Two Felony Drug Arrests At Grass Valley Home

Two felony drug arrests have been made in Grass Valley. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf is in charge of the Narcotics Task Force. He says a search warrant was served at a home on Henderson Street, where they found … Read more >

New Grand Jury Reports To Be Issued Soon

It doesn’t normally happen this time of year, but the Nevada County Civil Grand Jury is getting ready to issue a new series of reports. The 19-member panel issued eight reports back in May and June on a series of … Read more >