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Proactive Approach Reduces DUI and Aggrevated Assualts

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Catching people who have had too much to drink before they make a big mistake is reducing DUI and alcohol related aggrevated assualt arrests in Nevada City. Police Chief Tim Foley says when he first came on the job in … Read more >

Consolidated’s NC Departure Upsets GV Mayor

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Meanwhile, Grass Valley’s mayor says it may be more than just financial reasons that Consolidated is pulling some firefighters from Nevada City Station 54… Listen to Dan Miller 1 Dan Miller, telling KNCO during a previous ‘Monday with the Mayor’ … Read more >

Consolidated to Leave Nevada City Station 54

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The Nevada County Consolidated Fire District will pull it’s firefighters out of Nevada City in six months. That’s the decision of the district’s Board of Directors, unless something develops between now and then. New Consolidated Chief Jim Turner says the … Read more >

Ballots Delayed Should Be Arriving Soon

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A delay in printing and mailing Nevada County ballots for the November 4 election. According to Nevada County Clerk-Recorder Gregory Diaz says the delay was the result of a pending court decision that could have changed the ballot wording on … Read more >

Managed Care for Medi-Cal Workshop

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The Freed Center for Independent Living is getting the word out to all Medi-Cal recipients that they will have to transition into managed care under the Affordable Care Act by the December 1st deadline. Freed Executive Director Anna Acton explains … Read more >

Speaker Night Topic: The End of Gold Mining

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Shutting down the gold mines during World War Two is the topic for this month’s Nevada County Historical Society’s ‘Speaker Night’. Gage McKinney is a local author living in the Bay Area now, but whose family dates back five generations … Read more >

It’s the Season to Be Aware of Deer

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It’s getting to be that time of year when deer are active and can potentially end up on the roadways of Nevada County. Click here to listen to Officer Greg Tassone CHP Officer Greg Tassone says that collisions involving deer … Read more >

Candidates on Fracking

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The United States dependency on foreign oil is an issue that the government is seeking to lessen by finding more energy resources on American soil. A viable, abundant source, but highly controversial because of alleged environmental impact, lies deep beneath … Read more >

Overturned Big Rig Closes I-80 at Summit for a While

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An accident around 1:30 closes eastbound I-80 at Donner Summit. Truckee CHP Officer Peter Mann says the accident occurred just east of the rest stop. Click here to listen to Officer Peter Mann Officer Mann says that it was a … Read more >

Head-On Crash In Chicago Park Injures Two

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A head-on collision in Chicago Park this morning on Dog Bar Road and Mount Olive Road. Grass Valley Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Smith says when his units arrived,. they found severe damage and moderate injuries… Listen to Steve Smith … Read more >