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Phelps Not Seeking Recount After Narrow Loss

She only lost by three votes for a second term on the Nevada City Council, but Evans Phelps says she will not ask for a recount… click to listen to Evans Phelps Erin Minett had never been ahead of Phelps … Read more >

Grass Valley Man Pleads Guilty To Gun Trafficking

A Grass Valley man has pleaded guilty, in a federal courtroom in Sacramento, to gun trafficking charges. Assistant U.S Attorney, Justin Lee, says 44-year-old Michael Smith was manufacturing weapons at his home…. click to listen to Justin Lee Lee says … Read more >

More Homeless Funding For Nevada County?

While large cities and counties will be the main beneficiaries of greatly-increased homeless funding in the new state budget, Nevada County officials are also optimistic. The county’s Housing Resource Manager, Brendan Phillips, says the project, or projects, they will apply … Read more >

Town Hall Against Sanctuary State Law Monday

The California Values Act. That’s the subject of a town hall meeting in Grass Valley Monday Night put on by the State of Jefferson Patriots. The California Values Act is better known as making California a sanctuary state, protecting illegal … Read more >

SummerFest Begins 11-Day Run Saturday

If you like classical music, this is the time of the season for you. Music in the Mountains is holding their annual Summer Fest. Executive Director Ginny Riffey says it’s a chance to hear a lot of music in a … Read more >

Bicycle Classic a Mix of Old and New

The Nevada City Bicycle Classis returns for the 58th year, however, it has a couple of new elements. The first beinhg the change of date. Traditionally the classic was run on Father’s Day, however, Nevada City Mayor Duane Strawser says … Read more >

GV Seeks Public Input

The City of Grass Valley is looking to the future as it develops an updated Strategic Plan. City Manager Tim Kiser collected input from about three dozen Grass Valley residents at a public meeting Thursday evening. Listen to Tim Kiser … Read more >

First-Ever Healthy You Event This Weekend

A new health-related event for the first official weekend of summer. And it’s indoors, at the Grass Valley Veteran’s Memorial Building, Saturday. It’s called “Healthy You”, which emerged from the Grass Valley Union’s new Healthy You magazine. The event manager … Read more >

Volz Withdraws From NID Board Race

A candidate for one of three open seats on the Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors has reluctantly dropped out of the race. John Volz, of Volz Brothers Automotive in Grass Valley, announced he was running for the Division Two … Read more >

New Animal Shelter Contract Agreement Signed

After weeks of negotiations, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department says there’s a written agreement for a contract extension with Sammie’s Friends to continue to run the animal shelter. Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettitt says it’s a sixth straight one-year extension, with … Read more >