Local News

School Closures January 23

Bitney College Prep School is canceling school for today. Mt. St. Mary’s School is closed today. Grizzly Hill School has canceled classes due to a power outage. Echo Ridge Christian School will have a late start. They will begin at … Read more >

Log Cabin Near Nevada City Destroyed by Fire

Fire has destroyed a log cabin near Nevada City. According to the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District, the structure fire was reported shortly after 6am yesterday on Vee Court, off of North Bloomfield Road. The cabin was fully engulfed when … Read more >

Fairgrounds Wins Prestigious Merrill Award

The Nevada County Fairgrounds has won a prestigious award… Listen to Robin Hauck 1 Community Involvement Day is held before the fair, where local residents get buy-one-get-one free tickets for their donations of many items, including a blood drive. Deputy … Read more >

FREED Part Of Speech Disabilities Pilot Pgm

Grass Valley has one of ten demonstration centers around the state that have launched a pilot speech technology program. Ana Acton, the director of the FREED Center for Independent Living, says it’s called Voice Options. It’s an iPad with applications … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Arrested For Armed Carjacking

A Grass Valley man is facing one felony count of carjacking. Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Paul Schmidt says the incident occurred on December 22nd. He says the male victim was driving on You Bet Road, near Greenhorn Creek, when he … Read more >

Nevada Co Schools Chief Retiring

Nevada County’s Superintendent of Schools is calling it a career. Holly Hermansen is retiring at end of July. She’s been in her current position sincee 2007. She did not say if the announcement was planned for the middle of her … Read more >

Slight Drop In Nevada County’s Jobless Rate

A very slight monthly drop for Nevada County’s unemployment rate, or from 4.5 to 4.4% in December. Luis Allejo, with the Employment Development Department, says although job creation continued to be stagnant last year, the county still has one of … Read more >

300 Local Women to March on Washington

Over 300 women and girls from Nevada County are in Washington D-C today, but not necessarily to attend the inauguration. They will be participating in the Women’s March tomorrow. Over 200-thouasnd people will be marching, with the message to the … Read more >

Nevada County Republican to Attend Inauguration

Nevada County is represented for the inauguration on the Republican side. Deborah Wilder is on the Republican Central Committee and is the immediate past chair of the Nevada County Republican Party. She was able to get tickets to the inauguration. … Read more >

Guilty Plea In South Yuba Club Embezzlement

A former employee of the South Yuba Club in Grass Valley has pleaded guilty to embezzlement-related charges. Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says Helen Bradford, 60 at the time of her arrest, had been with the club for about … Read more >