Local News

Rollover on 49 Near Independence Trail

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A single vehicle rollover accident blocking southbound Highway 49 about a half mile from the Independence Trail. CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse says the call came in around 1:15 PM. Click here to listen to Officer Justin Barnthouse Barnthouse says the … Read more >

Supervisors Approve Pay Raise

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Nevada county Supervisors will be getting a pay raise that they say will bring their salary up to a comparable range with other similar sized county’s. Nevada County Human Resources director Charles Wilson presented the board with the ordinance at … Read more >

Fire Near Independence Trail Controlled

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Quick response by multiple agencies to a fire in the Yuba River canyon North of Nevada City last night. North San Juan Fire Captain Rainy Bluecloud says they got the call shortly after 9 last evening. Click here to listen … Read more >

Man Arrested for Hazardous Dumping in Nevada City

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Nevada City Police responded to a citizens call of some illegal activity going on in the parking lot of the Stonehouse yesterday afternoon. Sgt. Paul Rhode says when they arrived around 4 p.m. they found a motorhome in the parking … Read more >

Mercury Spill Prompts Evacuation of Crazy Horse Saloon

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Nevada City Police responded to the Crazy Horse Saloon around 9 o’clock last night on a report of a hazardous spill. Sgt Paul Rhode says when they arrived patrons were already starting to evacuate the building. Click here to listen … Read more >

Dreaming Thief Claims Innocence

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A suspect found sleeping on a bench in Grass Valley swears he dreamed of committing a crime but did not actually commit it. The incident began with a typical shoplifting call to a downtown business where alcohol had been stolen … Read more >

Truckee Joins ERC Royal Welcome Campaign

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The Economic Resource Council has crossed the summit and is going to provide services in Truckee. ERC Executive Director Jon Gregory tells KNCO Truckee officials are interested in one of the ERC’s Economic Development Initiatives and have ponied up some … Read more >

Groundwater Bills Don’t Sit Well With North State Senator

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed groundwater legislation into law earlier today and not everyone is happy about it. North State Senator Jim Nielson says the three bills were a rush job and ran through the legislature before most legislators knew … Read more >

Local Strike Team Sent to King Fire

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Four Grass Valley firefighters are among the hundreds on the lines of the King Fire, still burning out of control in El Dorado County. Grass Valley Fire Department Interim Chief Mark Buttron says he got a request for the personnel … Read more >

GV Police Catch Car Thieves Suspected in Bay Area Burglaries

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Once again a vehicle infraction led to a multi-felony arrest in Grass Valley. Early Tuesday morning a Grass Valley police officer spotted a car with lighting violation and initiated a traffic stop on Mill Street. Lt Alex Gammelgard tells KNCO … Read more >