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Governor Candidate Visits Nevada County Today

It’s not every day that a candidate for governor visits Nevada County, but that’s what’s happening this afternoon. Assemblyman Travis Allen of Huntington Beach will be speaking at a local Republican Party meeting. Allen wants to repeal the gas tax, … Read more >

Fire Restrictions Finally In Place Tahoe Forest

Starting today fire restrictions go into effect for recreationists in the Tahoe National Forest. Thanks to the snowy winter, that’s several weeks later in the season than normal, according to Public Affairs officer Michael Woodbridge, but… click to listen to … Read more >

More PGE Tree Flyovers This Week

Another round of low flyovers to spot dead and dying trees are scheduled this week by PG and E, starting today, to reduce fires and power outages. They’re being conducted through Thursday, between 8am and 4pm, plus another one the … Read more >

Two More Vegetation Wildfires In The Region

Two more vegetation and wildfires to report in our region. Air attack has kept one from spreading beyond an acre on Casci Road, east of Scotts Flat Reservoir. Meanwhile, forward progress has been stopped at around 5 acres regarding a … Read more >

Highway 49 Rehab Project Workshop Tuesday

A long overdue rehab of Highway 49 through Auburn is expected to begin in about 2 years and Cal Trans is seeking public input. A community workshop is happening Tuesday afternoon. The $39.5 million project will cover the corridor between … Read more >

Cascade Shores Fire Exercise to be Held Tuesday

It’s a go for tomorrow, after fire activity around the state caused it to be postponed two weeks ago. The community of Cascade Shores will be having a fire preparedness drill, with members of CalFire and other personnel on hand. … Read more >

Fire Danger Sparks Target Shooting Ban

For the first time in at least decades, the Bureau of Land Management has closed off target shooting on all public lands in 15 Mother Lode Field Office counties, including Nevada County. Acting Field Manager Jim Eicher says the ban … Read more >

Film Festival Announces Lineup, Expansion

The Nevada City Film Festival has announced its lineup for this year, and is also making several other changes. For the first time in its 17 years, it will be a week long-running from September 8 through 15th at several … Read more >

Countdown to Solar Eclipse: Four Weeks

Four weeks from today comes a cosmic event that usually happens in your hemisphere maybe once in a lifetime. Millions will be flocking to parts of the United States to see a total solar eclipse. KNCO Meteorologist Dan Holiday says … Read more >

Interfaith Progressing Toward Grocery Goal

Interfaith Food Ministries is on pace to meet their goal of raising 75-hundred dollars through a grocery store program. It’s the ‘Independence From Hunger’ program, and for five dollars, Grocery Outlet gives the money to Interfaith, but also give the … Read more >