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Moms on the Mountain Fundraiser Is This Weekend

The original idea of Moms on the Mountain, about 20 years ago, was to build a sisterhood for mothers to spend time together through a fun activity. And it still is that, according to spokeswoman Laura Van den Berg. But … Read more >

Local Author Hosts Medicare Information Meeting

If you have any questions about Medicare, like how to enroll, or what changes are being made, now is a good time to get them answered. There’s a free public meeting tomorrow afternoon, hosted by Nevada County resident Bill Anderson, … Read more >

High School Student to Propose Sanctuary Zone

Should the Nevada Joint Union High School District be a so-called ‘sanctuary zone’ when it comes to illegal immigration? The student represent on the Board of Trustees wants to have that discussion. Morgan Margulies, a senior at Nevada Union, plans … Read more >

LaMalfa Co-Authors Veterans Records Act

A bi-partisan bill, co-authored by Nevada County’s congressman, is designed to ease the process for veterans to prove their eligibility for certain benefits or decorations. Congressman Doug LaMalfa says a fire in Missouri destroyed millions of World War 2, Korean … Read more >

California Secretary of State Speaks At NU

Nevada Union High School was the latest stop by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Tuesday morning, as part of High School Voter Education Weeks. The campaign runs through the last 2 weeks of April and September. Speaking to a … Read more >

County Conducting Survey on Bridge Options

The Nevada County Public Works Department is still looking for input from the public on the future of the Edwards Crossing Bridge. The bridge, which carries one-lane of traffic over the South Yuba River on North Bloomfield Road, is one … Read more >

Yuba River Volunteers Collect Six Tons of Garbage

Office chairs, refrigerators, a toilet, and a homemade lava lamp. Those were just some of the unusual items pulled from the Yuba River watershed over the weekend from the South Yuba River Citizens League’s annual Yuba River Cleanup event. SYRCL … Read more >

CDFW Promotes Watch Out For Wildlife Week

It’s something you need to be careful of all year long, especially here in the foothills, but the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking you to be extra careful this time of year. This is Watch Out For … Read more >

Treat Street, Livestock Auction Set Fair Records

It’s been about a month since the Nevada County Fair, and officials have been crunching the numbers for the 2017 turnout. Fair C-E-O Rea Callender says attendance came in at about 95-thousand for the five days, but there were record … Read more >

Gaines Wants State of Emergency For Siskiyou Co

Illegal marijuana cultivation in Siskiyou County has gotten to the point that State Senator Ted Gaines wants Governor Brown to declare a State of Emergency… click to listen to Senator Gaines Gaines, whose district also includes Nevada County, says the … Read more >