Local News

Nevada Irrigation District Goes All Brown


If you’ve driven by the headquarters building of the Nevada Irrigation District lately, you’ve no doubt noticed a sign in front that says “Brown is the new Green”. Assistant General Manager Tim Crough says they’re demonstrating their support of statewide … Read more >

FREED Gets Rare Traumatic Brain Injuries Grant


Good news for people with traumatic brain injuries in Nevada County. The FREED Center for Independent Living has qualified for a grant worth 120-thousand dollars a year for each of the next three years to expand services. It also covers … Read more >

Sign Posted on You Bet Road


          It’s not a surprise that signs like this one on You Bet Road are starting to pop up in the area’s of the Lowell Fire.   Thank You Firefighters and Keep Up the Good Work.

Lowell Fire Community Meeting Tonight


CAL FIRE is announcing there will be a community meeting tonight at the Dutch Flat Community Center at 6:00 P.M.  The community center is located at 933 Stockton Street, Dutch Flat. CAL FIRE will conduct the meeting to provide current and … Read more >

Air Quality Update for Tuesday July 28

  July 28, 2015 – The Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District, in collaboration with Nevada County Public Health, is updating its air quality health advisory to include Wednesday through Friday, July 28 through 31, and also to include the … Read more >

Neighbors Unsure of Rough and Ready Fire Cause


There has been a small fire in Rough and Ready. It started yesterday afternoon around 5:30 near Brandt Lane and Garden Lane. Rough and Ready Fire Chief Bob Vaughn says his department got help from aircraft… Listen to Bob Vaughn … Read more >

Marijuana Arrests May Be Linked To Lowell Fire


The Lowell Fire may be a factor in two marijuana arrests in the Penn Valley area. CHP Officer Mike Steele says it started with an officer responding to a call last (Mon.) night of a fallen tree near Indian Springs … Read more >

Suicide Prevention Topic of P-FLAG Presentation


If you know or think someone might be considering suicide, what do you say to them? That’s the topic tonight at a presentation by P-FLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays tonight. P-FLAG Chapter Vice President Pat Rose says … Read more >

Cal Fire Morning Update on Lowell Fire

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We have new numbers from the morning briefing on the Lowell Fire burning in Nevada County from Cal Fire PIO Daniel Berlant. click to listen to Daniel Berlant   Berlant says winds today could push the fire closer to the … Read more >

Lowell Fire Tuesday Morning Update

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The Lowell fire burning in the Steep Hollow Creek in the You Bet Area, west of Alta is now 25 percent contained. The fire had consumed   1,700 acres  as of last night.   1,800 structures remain  threatened in Placer and … Read more >