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Grant Funds Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Treatment for Residents with Disabilities


Three Nevada County agencies working together are the beneficiaries of a grant to expand services. Western Sierra Medical Center, Community Recovery Resources, and FREED Independent Living Center will use the 85,000 dollars to provide mental health services and chemical dependency … Read more >

Early Halloween Fun in Grass Valley


It’s Halloween and Downtown Grass Valley is swarming with little trick or treaters. The Grass Valley Downtown Association is hosting the Annual Safe Trick or Treating event on Mill St. KNCO’s Hollie Grimaldi-Flores was downtown and ran in to a … Read more >

Lamphier Makes Statement Through Attorney


It’s the first public communication from Nevada County Supervisor Terry Lamphier since his house was searched a week ago today. Lamphier, through a Chico-based attorney, released a statement, saying in part, “I have not proactively and knowingly clicked on, visited, … Read more >

Ebola vs. Flu


With so much news about the Ebola virus in Africa, and a couple of cases in the United States, one local doctor says that attention is being taken away from something more important. Click here to listen to Dr. Brian … Read more >

Pepper Spray Assault Leads to Arrest

Sheriff's Office

A woman upset with her ex-boyfriend ends up going to jail after pepper spraying him…twice in one afternoon. According to Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt the victim was walking home with his school aged child when his ex-girlfriend spotted him. Click … Read more >

Little Shop of Horrors at BRHS


Click here to listen to Singers Just in time for Halloween, Bear River High School Dramatics presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, the somewhat creepy, but comical love story of a plant shop owner who is able to win over his … Read more >

Three Arrested after Citizen Pursuit on 49


Three suspects arrested following a pursuit by a citizen who was able to point law enforcement to the individuals. Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt tells KNCO that the events began within the Grass Valley City limits following an alleged … Read more >

Suspect in Truckee Carjacking was in Grass Valley


An attempted carjacking in Truckee caught on surveillance video. According to a Truckee Police Department Press release, the suspect Nathan Jones, 29 was jumping on cars and breaking windows in the area of Bridge St. and Donner Pass Rd. A … Read more >

ERC to Host Annual Economic Event


The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is preparing to host its annual economic development event. The 2015 Annual Regional Economic Development Summit- “Winning the Jobs War: The Sierra Foothills Road Map for Success” event is going to take place a … Read more >

Not a Bright Idea to Steal Bright Objects


It wasn’t the brightest idea two individuals had when they decided to burglarize a vacant house and take some brightly colored items in bright daylight. Grass Valley Police Lt. Steve Johnson says that an officer was investigating a burglary that … Read more >