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Fire Fee Penalty Reduced


On the last day that he was allowed to do so, Governor Brown has signed several bills, including a couple sponsored by Nevada County’s Assemblyman Brian Dahle. Dahle’s Assembly Bill 20-48 was signed yesterday (Tuesday), which would reduce the penalty … Read more >

Great Response to Emergency Preparedness Event

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The Nevada County Emergency Preparedness Event at the Twin Cities Church Tuesday evening was a huge success. So many cars turned out for free flu shots that the event had to be cut off a little early. KNCO’s Paul Haas … Read more >

No Decision Yet on Measure S Ballot Language


No action taken today regarding a request to change the ballot wording for Measure S. Instead, Judge Thomas Anderson elected to set a date for Friday morning to hear the merits of the request. The request for a language change … Read more >

County says Ballot Language Was Approved


Nevada County’s Attorney says proponents of Measure S had plenty of time to approve the ballot language before the ballots went to the printers. Proponents of the initiative that would change the marijuana cultivation ordinance are going to court because … Read more >

Cell Tower Ruling Upheld in District 3 Appeals Court


The Third District Court of Appeals is siding with the county in regards to the construction of a cell tower in the Lake Wildwood area. The process began several years ago when Verizon Wireless and American Tower Corporation applied to … Read more >

Knox Appointed to State Position


Submitted to KNCO-  Stewart Knox, 46, of Vina, has been appointed executive director of the Employment Training Panel. Knox has been director at the Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency since 2014. He was executive director at the Northern … Read more >

11 Arrested During Beale AFB Drone Protests


Submitted to KNCO-  Eleven people, including clergy and veterans, were arrested during two days of peace demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, site of the surveillance drone Global Hawk, which performs reconnaissance for armed drones. The demonstrations at Beale were … Read more >

New Commander for Grass Valley CHP


The Grass Valley Office of the California Highway Patrol is getting a new Leader. Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says Lt. Jeff Arnswald is headed to the Valley Division and a new assignment. click here to listen to Officer Tassone … Read more >

Suspect Attacks Medical Personnel


A male suspect in the Emergency Room turned on a fellow patient and ended up going to the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility Monday. Grass Valley Police Lt Alex Gammelgard says the original call came in reporting an unruly patient in … Read more >

Dahle Sends Out Water Mailer


If you’ve checked your mailbox lately, chances are you have received a mailer from State Assemblyman Brian Dahle about water use… Listen to Brian Dahle 1 The legislation could impose state regulation of ground water use… Listen to Brian Dahle … Read more >