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Short Chase Ends With Arrest

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A driver attempts to out run a deputy and ends up going to jail for a variety of charges. The deputy spotted the suspect vehicle with a broken tail light as he passed Twin Cities Church on Ridge Road west … Read more >

NU Graduate Produces STEM to STEAM Study

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Should the Arts be added to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? STEM education has been a focus of K-16 education over the past decade; now experts are researching the effect of Arts education on STEM. The Sierra College STEM Collaborative … Read more >

Governor Appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer to State Board

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Governor Jerry Brown appoints Nevada County Chief Probation Officer, Michael Ertola, to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Ertola, 52, and a resident of Auburn, has been chief probation officer since 2012 and probation program manager since 2001 … Read more >

Local Official Elected to State Level Position

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A local government official has been elected to a state organization’s leadership team. Grass Valley City Councilwoman, Jan Arbuckle was recently elected to the League of California Cities Board of Directors. Arbuckle shared her good news with KNCO’s Paul Haas … Read more >

Grass Valley PD Not Passive About Homeless

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Homelessness and the issues that go with it continue to be a problem in Grass Valley, but police say they are not sitting idly by. Police Chief John Foster says he sent a task force to Ventura, Santa Barbara, and … Read more >

Third Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Accepts Plea Deal

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A third defendant of a brutal Grass Valley home invasion robbery is accepting a plea agreement. Nevada County Assistant District Attorney Anna Ferguson says 18 year old Austin Michael Wallace , who was 17 at the time of theĀ  robbery … Read more >

NID Prepares for New State Drought Rules

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The Nevada Irrigation District is considering stronger water conservation measures that could take effect in August. At Wednesday’s Board of Director’s meeting General Manager Rem Scherzinger said the district may implement portions of its Stage III Drought Contingency Plan to … Read more >

Rollover Accident on Highway 20 Near Rex Reservoir

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A collision on Eastbound Highway 20 between Grass Valley and Penn Valley involving two vehicles just before 4:00 PM. KNCO’s Don Langford is on scene and has this report. Click here to listen to Don Langford MOTORISTS CAN EXPECT CONGESTION … Read more >

Anderson Becomes Mayor on New-Look Council

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Nevada City has a new mayor, and a restructured City Council. Vice-Mayor Terri Anderson assumed the top post last night, and will serve as mayor for the next year. Anderson says one of her goals as city leader is to … Read more >

Council Proclaims ‘Sally Harris Day’

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A sendoff for outgoing Nevada City mayor Sally Harris. Harris got to say her goodbyes and thank-yous last night after ten years on the City Council. Harris retired to Nevada City 14 years ago, and says it was one of … Read more >