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Body Found at Home Outside Nevada City

Crime Scene Investigation

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Department is investigating what could be a homicide. A body has been found in the front yard of a home in the 16-thousand block of Countrywood Lane just outside of Nevada City. Sheriff Keith Royal says … Read more >

Deer Triggers Two Crashes on Highway 20


Quite a traffic snarl outside of Grass Valley on Highway 20 this morning (Tuesday) after two collisions. C-H-P Officer Greg Tassone says it all started at 9am when a deer tried to cross the road… Listen to Greg Tassone 1 … Read more >

Much Higher PILT Payment For Nevada County


This year’s PILT payment to Nevada County is on the way. PILT stands for Payment In Lieu of Taxes, a federal program that mitigates the impact to government and schools from the loss of certain property taxes. County Supervisor Nate … Read more >

NJUHSD Ready To Place Bond Measure On Ballot


The first bond measure for the Nevada Joint Union High School District in 14 years is on the verge of being placed on the November ballot. The Board of Trustees is expected to do that, a special meeting on Wednesday, … Read more >

Four Vegetation Fires Put Out By CAL FIRE


Fire season continues to heat up with the weather. CAL FIRE’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit extinguished four vegetation fires early Tuesday morning. South Operations Chief Scott Lindgren says two flared up on Beale Air Force Base property on Spenceville Road, with the … Read more >

Grass Valley Set To Go Solar


The City of Grass Valley is about to go solar. After two years of construction, and a loan of about four million-dollars, all of the solar arrays that have been installed are expected to be online before the end of … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Killed In Hwy 20 Crash


A 39-year-old Grass Valley man was killed after a solo vehicle crash on Highway 20 in Yuba County late Monday morning. Yuba/Sutter CHP Sergeant Chris Wurster says Chad Jordahl was driving a pickup truck with a trailer, just east of … Read more >

New Medical Pot Regulations Under Discussion


Although the defeat of Measure W will be officially certified on July 7th, the ban on outdoor medical marijuana growing won’t be lifted yet. At their latest meeting on Monday stakeholders continued discussions of a new regulatory ordinance that they … Read more >

Hotel and Brewery on Development Review Agenda


A hotel and a brewery. Those are the two projects the Grass Valley Development Review Committee will be looking at, at its meeting tomorrow. City Community Development Director Tom Last says applicants wanting to build a hotel at the corner … Read more >

9th Annual John Kane Penny Pitch Benefits SNMH Foundation


The 9th annual John Kane Memorial Penny Pitch at Kane’s Restaurant Saturday drew lots of teams having a good time pitching pennies against the sidewalk for a good cause. ¬†The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation was the beneficiary of¬†funds raised … Read more >