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Check Thief/Forger Arrested in Grass Valley


A single subject that is allegedly a check thief, forger, and felon in possession of fire arms arrested in Grass Valley. Lt. Steve Johnson tells KNCO that Friday morning an ongoing investigation produced a suspect that had been stealing checks … Read more >

Supervised Release for Pre-trial Defendants


Nevada County has developed a unique program to help alleviate impacts on the jail yet add accountability to defendants waiting to go to trial. The program allows for probation to supervise defendants that have been released on their own recognizance … Read more >

Donation Day Alternatives


A different way to celebrate Donation Day… KNCO’s  Paul Haas was downtown and at Grass Valley Charter School this morning. Click here to listen to Paul Haas

Quest Theaterworks Calendar to Benefit Hospice of the Foothills


You may recall the Helen Mirren movie “Calendar Girls” wherein a club of “women of a certain age” decide to make a racy calendar to raise money for a local charity. Quest Theaterworks is one of the first companies in … Read more >

Smoke in Friar Tuck’s a Bit of Dejavu


It was a case of Dejavu this morning when employees at the Nevada County Probation Department, which is located on the second floor above Friar Tuck’s restaurant reported smoke in the building. Nevada County Consolidated Deputy Fire Marshall Terry McMahan … Read more >

Nevada County Sheriffs Training in So. County Today


Nevada County Sheriff’s units are doing a training exercise today, but some people driving by the activity at Lime Kiln and Duggans this morning thought it was the real thing. Sheriff Keith Royal explains. click here to listen to Sheriff … Read more >

Donation Day Parade Change


The 131st Donation Day Parade will have a different look this year. Only the Fire Department and perhaps a few others will be marching this morning. According to NCCDF Deputy Fire Marshal Terry McMahan, the children will not be marching … Read more >

Grass Valley Kids Readying For Donation Day


It’s a Grass Valley tradition that goes back 131 years. Tomorrow (Friday) is Donation Day, where school children throughout the area, and others, will parade through downtown, bringing canned food and other items to be donated to the needy. The … Read more >

Family Christmas Musical Program at First Baptist Church


First Baptist Church on Ridge Road will be presenting a Very Merry Christmas musical program for the community to enjoy this weekend. The program is directed by Pastor Mark Nunn who first began producing Christmas musicals at his Church in … Read more >

Toys for Tots Grass Valley A Success


A successful toy distribution in Grass Valley Thursday morning. The Marine Corp Reserves and Salvation Army Toys for Tots giveaway took place at the Grass Valley Veteran’s Building. One of the organizers for the Marine Corps Reserves, John Bynes, says … Read more >