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NID Prepares for New State Drought Rules

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The Nevada Irrigation District is considering stronger water conservation measures that could take effect in August. At Wednesday’s Board of Director’s meeting General Manager Rem Scherzinger said the district may implement portions of its Stage III Drought Contingency Plan to … Read more >

Rollover Accident on Highway 20 Near Rex Reservoir

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A collision on Eastbound Highway 20 between Grass Valley and Penn Valley involving two vehicles just before 4:00 PM. KNCO’s Don Langford is on scene and has this report. Click here to listen to Don Langford MOTORISTS CAN EXPECT CONGESTION … Read more >

Anderson Becomes Mayor on New-Look Council

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Nevada City has a new mayor, and a restructured City Council. Vice-Mayor Terri Anderson assumed the top post last night, and will serve as mayor for the next year. Anderson says one of her goals as city leader is to … Read more >

Council Proclaims ‘Sally Harris Day’

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A sendoff for outgoing Nevada City mayor Sally Harris. Harris got to say her goodbyes and thank-yous last night after ten years on the City Council. Harris retired to Nevada City 14 years ago, and says it was one of … Read more >

Mom Son Picnic New DVSAC Event

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DVSAC’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance has become so popular and successful, that each year the organization has been getting more and more requests for a mother son event. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition board member Judy O’Toole says now … Read more >

Host Families Sought for French Exchange Students

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The World Exchange organization is bringing 15 French Students to Nevada County next week and two of the students are still needing a family to stay with. Linda Turner is the Program Director for World Exchange, a cultural non profit … Read more >

Not In My Backyard

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A group of residents in one Grass Valley neighborhood are not happy with the plan of a housing facility for low income, mentally ill, potentially homeless residents of Nevada County. During public comment at the Grass Valley City Council meeting … Read more >

NID Water Summit 2014 This Evening

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The Nevada Irrigation District is holding an informational meeting to bring elected officials and the community up to speed on issues related to water use, conservation and water rights in Nevada County. The NID Water Summit 2014 is a two … Read more >

Vehicle Violation Lands Reno Resident In Jail for Drugs

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Either a broken turn signal or a failure to use the signal correctly led to traffic stop and then a far more serious arrest. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says one of his deputies stopped a car and made contact … Read more >

Good Police Work Catches Hit and Run Driver in GV

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Some good police work by a Grass Valley officer led to the arrest of a hit and run driver Wednesday morning. Apparently a vehicle had struck an older model van parked in the area of Bennett and Kidder Streets in … Read more >