Local News

LaMalfa Visits Grass Valley


Nevada County’s Congressman has made a visit to the area. Doug LaMalfa was in Grass Valley today to discuss current issues, and also stopped by our studios at KNCO. LaMalfa says one of the pieces of legislation he’s working on … Read more >

NID Concerned About Bill Signed By Governor


Among the bills Governor Brown has already signed into law is one that requires more punitive policies toward water wasters. It would apply only when a drought emergency is declared, which was not declared statewide this year. Districts must set … Read more >

Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft, False I-D


Some suspicious activity in a grocery store parking lot has led to an arrest of a man with a stolen car. Grass Valley Police Sergeant Brian Blakemore says because of previous criminal activity, an officer was patrolling the area of … Read more >

Penn Valley School Closure Meeting Is Being Held


A decision is nearing toward closing one of three schools in the Penn Valley Union Elementary District one year from now. A town hall meeting is scheduled this evening at Ready Springs K-8 School, which is not being recommended for … Read more >

Colfax Student Arrested For Making Threats


A Colfax High School student has been arrested for allegedly making threats on campus. Few details are available, but Placer County’s Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Dena Erwin says the arrest came after several days of investigation… Listen to Dena … Read more >

Third Annual Citizens Academy Opens Tonight


About two dozen people have signed up for this year’s edition of Nevada County’s ‘Citizens Academy’, where county residents get to learn how government works, and also get to see it for themselves. Assistant County C-E-O Alison Lehman says the … Read more >

Home Destroyed in Cascade Shores Fire


A structure fire was reported just minutes after midnight  Saturday morning on Banner Quaker Hill Rd. in Cascade Shores.   Fire units responded to the given location which was just at the base of the steep hill leading into the development.  Upon arrival … Read more >

Maybert Road Bridge Closes Today


It’s spanned the South Yuba River for over a hundred years, but works begins today to replace the Maybert Road Bridge near the town of Washington with a brand new one. Nevada County Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says while … Read more >

Briar Patch Grant Deadline Approaching


The chance for some non-profit organizations to get some local grant money is winding down. The Briar Patch co-op has some money to give away, and Marketing Manager Stephanie Mandel says there are two different grants that they have… Listen … Read more >

Antelope 28, Nevada Union 21


In their opening game of 2016, the Nevada Union Miners found themselves down 21-0 midway through the second quarter, but scored 21 unanswered points to tie the game, including two sustained drives of over 80 yards. The Antelope Titans, though, … Read more >