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Grass Valley Man Charged In Inmate OD Death

A Grass Valley man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Nevada County Assistant District Attorney Chris Walsh says the case of 25-year-old Conner Milkey actually began in the summer of last year… click to listen to Chris Walsh Walsh says … Read more >

Reduced Charge Filed In DUI ATV Death

A Grass Valley woman who faced a possible second-degree murder charge, after a fatal ATV crash 4 months ago, is facing less legal consequences. Assistant Nevada County D-A Chris Walsh says they’re filing a gross vehicular manslaughter charge against 28-year-old … Read more >

More E.Coli Cases In Lake Wildwood

A few more E.Coli cases are being reported in Lake Wildwood. Nevada County Health Officer, Doctor Ken Cutler, says the 4 additional illnesses brings the total to 18. But this does not indicate a new outbreak, with the source still … Read more >

Local Teen Gets Surgery Thanks to Donations

Thanks to a strong will, determination from her family, and a lot of help from the community, a Nevada County teen is recovering from surgery to correct a severe curvature of her spine. Paige Lyon is in a private room … Read more >

Emergency Vehicles Getting Green Light on 49

It’s another small step to help make the Highway 49 corridor safer between Grass Valley and Auburn. Work crews are installing what are called ’emergency vehicle pre-emption devices. County Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says these are the devices that … Read more >

Wildfire Season Milder Compared To Year Ago

It appears to be a fairly mild wildfire season, so far, for Cal Fire’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, although the driest weeks are still ahead. Public Information Officer Mary Eldridge says they’ve responded to 254 fires, scorching 394 acres, so far this … Read more >

Scotts Flat Spillway Closed To Recreationists

A longtime recreational area at Scotts Flat Reservoir has been closed due to excessive illegal activity. The Assistant General Manager for the Nevada Irrigation District, Greg Jones, says they’re installing exclusion fencing across the top of and along the edge … Read more >

Nevada County Gets Grant To Reduce Opiod Overdoses

As the opiod and heroin epidemic continues to get a national focus, Nevada County has succeeded in joining the state’s Naloxone Distribution Project. They’re getting a 2-year/$10,000 grant for 270 doses of the nasal spray used for overdoses. County Health … Read more >

Nevada County Freshens Up Website

It’s an overhaul for Nevada County’s website. The new-look ‘my-nevada-county dot-com’ is up and running, with the idea to be easier to use. Administrative Analyst Taylor Wolfe says there’s a lot of information, so they are trying to make the … Read more >

Nevada City School District Opens For Business

Nevada City School District Begins the 2017-2018 School Year   Today begins the 2017/2018 school year for the Nevada City School District which comprises Deer Creek, 7 Hills and Nevada City Charter Schools, as well as the Kids Club and … Read more >