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Observe Mars, Jupiter and Saturn This Saturday


On Saturday evening, May 28, 2016, local astronomers will be setting up their telescopes to provide free views of the planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. click to listen to Don Macholz That’s local Astronomer Don Macholz who says he will … Read more >

Lakes Full Or Near Full Going Into Water Season


Thanks to a wet winter, at least for the North State, lakes ar full or near-full for the Memorial Day weekend. NID Recreation Manager Peggy Davidson says there are no camping reservations available at Scotts Flat and Rollins Lakes, which … Read more >

Memorial Day Observance in Nevada County


Local Memorial Day events on Monday May 30th¬†will begin¬†will be a short service to honor those who have given their lives defending our country at the flag pole at Pioneer Park, in Nevada City. Directed by Will Buck the Commander … Read more >

Firefighter Staffing Increasing


Memorial Day weekend also means an increase in seasonal firefighter staffing. But CAL FIRE Public Information Officer Lynne Tolmachoff says weather is heightening the danger even more, with hotter temperatures that will be above-average for this time of year, plus … Read more >

Butterfly Garden of Remembrance Memorial Day Weekend


The Friends of Hospice Butterfly Garden of Remembrance this Memorial Day Weekend is an opportunity to remember loved ones by making a $15 donation to Hospice and filling out a name card with a message of remembrance to honor a … Read more >

Alternative Education School Moving


With the Nevada County Office of Education moving, that allows an alternative education school an opening. Superintendent Holly Hermanson says the Office of Education is moving from their current site, on Nevada City Highway, while Earl Jamison Educational Options lost … Read more >

Malakoff Diggins Solar Project Moves Forward


While additional funding for the Bridgeport Covered Bridge project will not be in the new state budget, there’s better news for Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. An Assembly budget subcommitte has approved 352-thousand dollars for a solar panel project…. click … Read more >

Nevada County Historical Society Flea Market this Saturday


  The Nevada County Historical Society Big Spring Flea Market is this Saturday, May 28th, but at a new location. Society member James Ketchum says they used to be at the old Meeks Lumber parking lot on Nevada City Hwy. … Read more >

Registration Shows More Democrats than Republicans


Nevada County has set a record for the number of registered voters. Assistant Clerk-Recorder Sandy Sjoberg says the latest tally shows 66,061 registered voters for the June election… Listen to Sandy Sjoberg 1 Monday was the deadline to register. With … Read more >

Sheriff: Pot Busts Show Need for Measure W


Nevada County’s Sheriff says a recent investigation into two large marijuana grows is why county voters need to approve Measure W. Keith Royal says it’s out of town people that are doing the bulk of the growing. He says example … Read more >