Local News

Life Without Parole For Two Murder Convicts


Two brothers convicted of murder have been formally sentenced by a Nevada County judge to life in prison without parole, along with consecutive 25-year terms. District Attorney Cliff Newell says the sentences are pre-set by law for such a crime. … Read more >

Two Arrested In Thefts From GV Church and Business


A response to a trespassing complaint has led to the arrests of two people in connection with a large number of items stolen from a Grass Valley church and a local business. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Steve Tripp says deputies … Read more >

Better Water Service Ahead For Cascade Shores


A major upgrade in water service is on the way for the Cascade Shores subdivision. Nevada Irrigation District Operations Manager Chip Close says they’ve awarded a 3-point-2 million dollar contract for a new water transmission line. It will connect the … Read more >

Police to Hold Drug Take Back Day Saturday


Tomorrow (Saturday) would be a good day to clean out your medicine cabinet. The Grass Valley Police Department, in conjunction with the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County, is holding a ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’… Listen to Alex … Read more >

Bear River Celebrates 30th Anniversary Saturday


It’s a milestone celebration for Bear River High School. They will be celebrating their 30th anniversary with a program and party tomorrow (Saturday) night at the school. Bear River opened in the fall thirty years ago, but Principal Amy Besler … Read more >

N-U Hosts ‘Miners vs. Niners’ Game


Professional football players participating in a basketball game has become a popular fundraising event at Nevada Union High School. Tomorrow is the third annual ‘Miners versus Niners’ game, where current and past players from the San Francisco 49ers compete against … Read more >

Springtime In The Pines Quilt Show this Weekend


Today’s Quilters don’t just make quilts for the bed, they make art quilts and wearable art clothing and even something called tuffets, and they will all be represented at the Springtime In the Pines Quilt Show at the Nevada County … Read more >

Another Cyclist-Related Accident In Grass Valley


No serious injuries, after a collision between the driver of a car and a motorcyclist in Grass Valley during the noon hour Thursday. Police Sergeant Jason Perry says it occurred on East Main Street near Jack in the Box… click … Read more >

Smartsville Pioneer Day This Saturday


Pioneer Day in Smartsville is this Saturday and the locals invite everyone to come enjoy the festival and learn the rich gold rush history of Smartsville and the nearby towns. Brian Bisnett says something else not to miss during your … Read more >

Weston Says Funding Trip To State Capitol Helpful


Nevada County Supervisor Hank Weston says his visit to the state capitol was productive, regarding funding requests for two local projects. Weston says he wasn’t able to get the requests on an Assembly budget subcommittee’s agenda, but he spoke during … Read more >