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Nevada City Manager Prestwich Resigns

Nevada City’s City Manager is moving on. Mark Prestwich has announced his resignation after three years on the job. He’ll be taking over the same position in Saint Helena, in Napa County. Long time City Councilmember and Vice Mayor Duane … Read more >

Three Arrests For Break-Ins At 2 GV Pharmacies

Two Sacramento men, plus a teenager from that area, have been arrested for burglarizing two Grass Valley pharmacies early today. Police Sergeant Joe Matteoni says officers first responded to a report of a break-in at Dokimos Pharmacy on East Main … Read more >

More Mosquito Fish Available For Latest Giveaway

There should be more fish available this time. The Nevada County Environmental Health Department is holding their next mosquito fish giveaway tomorrow (Thursday) at the Fairgrounds. Department Manager Amy Irani says the supply has improved… Listen to Amy Irani 1 … Read more >

Dispensaries, Annexation on Council Agenda Tonight

The Nevada City City Council meets tonight. They are expected to formally approve the ordinance that will allow medical marijuana dispensaries, and will also hold a public hearing on a proposal to annex over 54 acres of property just northeast … Read more >

Burning Permits Suspended

With the first full week of summer upon us, and vegetation now a lot drier, Cal Fire has suspended debris burning permits, starting today. The spokeswoman for the Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, Mary Eldridge, says the timing is close to the normal … Read more >

Ex-Wife Arrested In Death Of Grass Valley Man

An arrest has been made in the death of a Grass Valley man whose body was found in his apartment on Sunday. Police Captain Steve Johnson says the suspect is 37-year-old Desiree Hayden, the ex-wife of the victim, 44-year-old Brian … Read more >

Trial Ordered Marijuana Caretaker Murder Suspects

Nearly 3 years since the crime was committed, a Nevada County judge has ordered a trial for three men accused in the shooting death of a marijuana garden caretaker in Penn Valley. That follows a preliminary hearing for 33-year-old Nathan … Read more >

Grand Jury and County Agree on One Homeless Issue

An example that not all grand jury reports are negative. The Nevada County Civil Grand Jury has just issued a report about homelessness in Nevada County, and how local governments are dealing with the complex issue. Jury foreperson Tom Achter … Read more >

Did you Feel the Earthquake?

We got some calls this morning here at KNCO from people reporting they felt an earthquake last night . We checked with the the US Geological Survey and there was an earthquake recorded at 2:09 am located 20 kilometers or … Read more >

Smoke May Drift Our Way from Control Burn

June 27, 2017 – During the last week of June through July 1st, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, in cooperation with the University of California Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Field Station and … Read more >