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Local Gymnast Heads to Western National Championships


By Ashlyn Rhodes This Friday Lilly Pruett, a junior at Nevada Union High School, is going to compete at the USA Gymnastics Level 9 Western National Championships in Spokane, Washington.  At the Western Championship, she will compete against gymnasts from … Read more >

Trio Arrested in Truckee for Transporting Pot


Three men from Ohio arrested for allegedly transporting marijuana from California back to their home state. The three finding themselves in custody following a traffic stop. CHP Officer Michael McDonnell says the vehicle was clocked at 78 MPH as it … Read more >

Felon Arrested with Drugs and Weapon


A man in jail after drugs and a weapon located during a warrant search. Nevada County Sheriff Lieutenant Bill Smethers says the incident began with a warrant being served on Eldred Leatherman at a Burma Road address. Click here to … Read more >

Free Comic Book Day at Local Libraries


By Ashlyn Rhodes Saturday is Free Comic Book Day across the nation and the Grass Valley and Madelyn Helling Libraries are taking part.  County Librarian Laura Pappani says that Diamond Comic Distributors is providing the free comics everyone can enjoy. … Read more >

Nevada City Gets Comment on Formula Businesses


A crowd of 20 to 30 people turned out for a town-hall style meeting in Nevada City to discuss whether an ordinance is needed to regulate franchise businesses. Most who attended were in agreement that they don’t want the big … Read more >

Parents, Students Debate School Start Times


A good crowd, and a split crowd at Nevada Union High School last night for a town hall-style meeting about whether or not the district should start school an hour later. Classes currently begin at 7:30, but many want it … Read more >

Burn Permits Required Effective Today


Starting today, you will need a permit to do any outdoor burning… Listen to John Hotchkiss 1 CalFire Captain John Hotchkiss says the permit requirement will remain in effect until rescinded or the suspension of burning is declared. Burn permits … Read more >

Car Crashes After Burglary and Chase


A wild day for several law enforcement agencies when a Grass Valley burglary suspect was being chased, and ended up crashing into a tree. California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says the CHP was called in to assist, … Read more >

Pine Tree Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show


By Ashlyn Rhodes The Pine Tree Quilt Guild is holding their 31st annual quilt show this weekend at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  Guild member Ardy Tobin says there will be a host of different types of quilts at the show. … Read more >

Speeding Driver Found in Possession of Crack Cocaine


Last Tuesday evening about 10 o’clock a Nevada county Sheriff’s Deputy made a vehicle stop on a driver that was speeding at the Sacramento Street exit of Hwy 49. click here to listen to Lt. Steve Tripp Sheriff’s Lt. Steve … Read more >