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Rivers and Lakes Colder and Higher This Season


With more snow melt this year than in recent years, that’ll likely mean a shock to the system for many water recreationists, according to PG and E spokesperson Brandi Ehlers-Merlo…. click to listen to Brandi Ehlers-Merlo Merlo says sudden immersion … Read more >

Nevada City’s Rossi Wins Indianapolis 500


Nevada City has given us the annual bicycle classic on Father’s Day, has hosted a stage of the Amgen Tour of California a few times, a paralympic gold medalist in snowboarder Evan Strong, and now–an Indy 500 winner. Alexander Rossi, … Read more >

Hospital Earns Environmental Award


Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has been recognized by an environmental group for its efforts of ‘going green’… Listen to Brandy Kolmer 1 Hospital spokeswoman Brandy Kolmer says the award recognizes health care facilities that continuously improve and expand upon key … Read more >

Culvert Work to Begin Near North San Juan


If your commute takes you between North San Juan and Nevada City, you may want to make a little extra time for the next couple of weeks. Starting tomorrow, Caltrans will be working on a culvert along Highway 49… Listen … Read more >

Observe Mars, Jupiter and Saturn This Saturday


On Saturday evening, May 28, 2016, local astronomers will be setting up their telescopes to provide free views of the planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. click to listen to Don Macholz That’s local Astronomer Don Macholz who says he will … Read more >

Lakes Full Or Near Full Going Into Water Season


Thanks to a wet winter, at least for the North State, lakes ar full or near-full for the Memorial Day weekend. NID Recreation Manager Peggy Davidson says there are no camping reservations available at Scotts Flat and Rollins Lakes, which … Read more >

Memorial Day Observance in Nevada County


Local Memorial Day events on Monday May 30th¬†will begin¬†will be a short service to honor those who have given their lives defending our country at the flag pole at Pioneer Park, in Nevada City. Directed by Will Buck the Commander … Read more >

Firefighter Staffing Increasing


Memorial Day weekend also means an increase in seasonal firefighter staffing. But CAL FIRE Public Information Officer Lynne Tolmachoff says weather is heightening the danger even more, with hotter temperatures that will be above-average for this time of year, plus … Read more >

Butterfly Garden of Remembrance Memorial Day Weekend


The Friends of Hospice Butterfly Garden of Remembrance this Memorial Day Weekend is an opportunity to remember loved ones by making a $15 donation to Hospice and filling out a name card with a message of remembrance to honor a … Read more >

Alternative Education School Moving


With the Nevada County Office of Education moving, that allows an alternative education school an opening. Superintendent Holly Hermanson says the Office of Education is moving from their current site, on Nevada City Highway, while Earl Jamison Educational Options lost … Read more >