Local News

Celebrate 64 Little Known Tales of the Sierra

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A local author has written and compiled sixty-four little known factual stories about the Sierra Nevadas, many of them based on Nevada County. People will have a unique opportunity to hear from author of Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, … Read more >

Leona’s Luau Benefit for American Legion Auxiliary

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The American Legion Auxiliary  has two major fundraisers,   the annual poppy distribution and   “Leona’s  Luau” that is happening this weekend. Chairperson for the Luau, Melise Munroe says the Luau  will feature  tropical decorations and cuisine Ukelale music and following dinner … Read more >

Final Tea Party Forum Tonight

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Another candidates forum tonight. The Nevada County Tea Party is hosting the event at the Nevada County Fairgrounds tonight. Party leader Fran Freedle says the night will start with statements from candidates that are running unopposed–Assessor Sue Horne, Sheriff Keith … Read more >

Local Merchant Warms of Latest Scam

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A local merchant is advising people in Nevada County of a new scam that is making the rounds in our area.  Tom Purington is the owner of Smiley’s Check Cashing on Joerske Drive and says he has stopped at least … Read more >

NID to Host Kids Triathlon

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The Nevada irrigation District Recreation Department is trying something new and will host a First Annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, May 31 at the Orchard Springs Campground at Rollins Reservoir. NID recreation Director Peggy Davidson says, with the district taking … Read more >

Fourth Fireworks at Fairgrounds May End

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This could be the last year for fireworks at the Fairgrounds for the Fourth of July. Organizers are saying it’s getting cost prohibitive to put on the event… Listen to Cathy Whittlesey 1 That’s Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive … Read more >

SF 49ers to Play NU Basketball Teams for Fundraiser

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The San Francisco 49ers Football Team is sending players to Nevada County to play basketball. It’s a fundraiser for Nevada Union High School Basketball. The pro football players will face off against the Nevada Union Miners varsity boys and girls … Read more >

Commission Delays Decision on Gray Wolf

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The California Fish and Game Commission is delaying its decision on extending state Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves. The postponement comes after the commission heard several hours of public testimony at its meeting in Ventura on Wednesday. Amaroq … Read more >

Son Assaults Mother’s Boyfriend

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Nevada City Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Zion street early this morning on a report of a physical altercation.  Sgt. Paul Rhode says They found 23 year old  Galen Walter at the scene who advised another man … Read more >

Marijuana Ordinance To Be On November Ballot

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Voters in Nevada County will have the opportunity to say yea or nay to a new Medical Marijuana Cultivation ordinance but they will have to wait until the November general election to do it. The Nevada County Board of Supervisors … Read more >