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Butterfly Garden of Remembrance Memorial Day Weekend

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The Friends of Hospice Butterfly Garden of Remembrance this Memorial Day Weekend is an opportunity to remember loved ones by making a $15 donation to Hospice and filling out a name card with a message of remembrance to honor a … Read more >

Alternative Education School Moving

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With the Nevada County Office of Education moving, that allows an alternative education school an opening. Superintendent Holly Hermanson says the Office of Education is moving from their current site, on Nevada City Highway, while Earl Jamison Educational Options lost … Read more >

Malakoff Diggins Solar Project Moves Forward

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While additional funding for the Bridgeport Covered Bridge project will not be in the new state budget, there’s better news for Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. An Assembly budget subcommitte has approved 352-thousand dollars for a solar panel project…. click … Read more >

Nevada County Historical Society Flea Market this Saturday

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  The Nevada County Historical Society Big Spring Flea Market is this Saturday, May 28th, but at a new location. Society member James Ketchum says they used to be at the old Meeks Lumber parking lot on Nevada City Hwy. … Read more >

Registration Shows More Democrats than Republicans

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Nevada County has set a record for the number of registered voters. Assistant Clerk-Recorder Sandy Sjoberg says the latest tally shows 66,061 registered voters for the June election… Listen to Sandy Sjoberg 1 Monday was the deadline to register. With … Read more >

Sheriff: Pot Busts Show Need for Measure W

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Nevada County’s Sheriff says a recent investigation into two large marijuana grows is why county voters need to approve Measure W. Keith Royal says it’s out of town people that are doing the bulk of the growing. He says example … Read more >

92-Year-Old Grass Valley Man Killed In Solo Crash

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A 92-year-old Grass Valley man is dead, after a solo vehicle accident early Wednesday afternoon. Police Chief Alex Gammelgard says Richard Bryant was driving his pickup on La Barr Meadows Road, near East McKnight Way, before veering off the road … Read more >

Fire Destroys Chicago Park Home

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A Chicago Park family is homeless after a fire early Wednesday morning. Peardale/Chicago Park Fire District Chief Jim Bierwagon says the home was located on Blum Road… click to listen to Chief Bierwagon Bierwagon could only speculate on the source … Read more >

More Bridgeport Bridge Funding Not In State Budget

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A setback in efforts to obtain and accelerate more funding now needed to complete rehabilitation of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge. Nevada County Supervisor Hank Weston says an Assembly budget subcommittee has rejected a request from the State Parks Department to … Read more >

Talks Continue to Bring Restaurant to Nevada County Airport

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It’s been talked about before but now something might be about to happen to bring a restaurant to the Nevada County Airport. ¬†Airport Manager Lee Ocker says he will be meeting with county department heads to talk about it this … Read more >