Local News

Another Fatal Crash On Highway 49

The third major crash on Highway 49 this week happened Friday afternoon. And for the second time, a driver was killed. Details are still sketchy. It happened north of Nevada City, near Rush Creek Way. CHP Officer Mike Steele says … Read more >

Two Arrests After Stolen Vehicle Commotion

Some commotion at the K-Mart Shopping Center in Grass Valley Thursday afternoon. Police Sergeant Jason Perry says they were alerted to a stolen pickup, through a tracking system that alerts officers in their patrol cars…. click to listen to Sgt … Read more >

Lowest February Jobless Rate In 28 Years

Nevada County’s unemployment rate remains under four-percent this year. It’s at three-point-nine percent for February, which is just a slight uptick of point-one-percent from January. Luis Allejo, with the State Employment Development Department, says it’s the lowest February rate in … Read more >

KNCO Jail and Bail Raises Money For Non-Profits

They’re supposed to be incarcerated here at KNCO until they can get bailed out, but these so-called ‘jail birds’ were having way too much fun. We held our annual “Jail and Bail’ fundraiser here Thursday. People had to call in … Read more >

Runners to Paint the Town Blue for Mitch Sunday

It honors the memory of a high school student who died in a car crash, and it’s become one of the biggest races of the year for local runners. The third annual ‘Paint the Town Blue for Mitch’ run is … Read more >

Discover Malakoff! Series Kicks Off Saturday

An educational and entertaining time to be had at the old hydraulic mine in North Bloomfield. The ‘Discover Malakoff!’ Series kicks of Saturday at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. Syd Brown with the Friends of North Bloomfield and Malakoff Diggins … Read more >

Broadband Access Challenges Remain

An update on the challenges to improving and expanding broadband service in mostly rural areas of Nevada County was the topic of a roundtable discussion at the County Tech Hub on Thursday. Chelsea Walterscheid is the program coordinator of the … Read more >

Nevada City Man Now Faces Federal Pot Indictment

A federal grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Nevada City man related to an interstate marijuana trafficking conspiracy. According to court documents, 33-year-old Jose Luna headed an operation that distributed marijuana from Nevada County to Georgia, Illinois, … Read more >

LaMalfa Votes Against Spending Bill

A massive catch-all spending bill is headed to the Senate after passage by the House, but Nevada County’s Congressman is not supporting it… Listen to House vote The one-point-three-trillion-dollar measure funds the government through September. In a written statement from … Read more >

Arizona Sheriff Mack Featured at Candidates Forum

The Nevada County Tea Party is getting ready to host a candidate forum with a little bit of a twist. The three candidates for Nevada County Sheriff have been invited to participate, and so has a special guest. Sue McGuire … Read more >