Local News

Accident Highway 20 and Marysville Road


A multi-car collision on Highway 20 at Marysville Road has traffic controls in place, KNCO General Manager Don Langford passed through the scene just before noon. Click here to listen to Don Langford Traffic is currently slow in the area.

Pavement Maintenance to Preserve County Roads Scheduled


A chip seal is a preventative pavement maintenance treatment that combines one or more layers of asphalt emulsion (a mix of liquid asphalt, surfactant, and water) with one or more layers of fine aggregate. The County utilizes chip seal treatments … Read more >

Intoxicated Male Hurts Himself While Resisting Officers


An intoxicated male that was being taken into custody ended up with a head would when he fell to the ground Sunday. Suspect Steven Ward, 59, was originally being questioned for assaulting a victim while being under the influence. Sheriff … Read more >

DUI Causes Injury to Child


A driver with a young child in his car ended up hitting a rock wall near the town of Washington Saturday. According to CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse a call came in around 7:00 PM from Maybert Road approximately a half … Read more >

Injured Driver Airlifted from Downieville


An injured driver was airlifted from Downieville Saturday following an accident that took a vehicle over the embankment and down towards the Yuba River. CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse says the car was traveling northbound when the incident occurred. Click here … Read more >

Fire Near Colfax


A fire burning near Colfax is slowly coming under control. the fire broke out at approximately 1:20 PM in the Iowa hill area. According to Captain John Hotchkiss the fire has grown from 10 to 20 acres.* Click here to … Read more >

FREED Would Like Disability Redefined


Members of the Freed Independent Living Center in Grass Valley would like to see a change to the Social Security Act definition of “disabilty” as used to award SSI and Disability Insurance benefits. Freed Disability Community Advocate Justin Harford says … Read more >

Drought Brings Out Hungry Bears


Sightings of Bears and other wildlife seem to be on the increase in Nevada County and one reason for that may be the drought. Animals are having to search farther for food and water. California Department of Fish and Wildlife … Read more >

Fire Safe Council Gets Two New Grants


The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County has received two grants from Pacific Gas and Electric company. One will help low income seniors and the disabled to clear defensible space on their property under their SNAP program, and the other … Read more >

Grocery Shop and Help the Hungry

Interfaith Food Ministries

Two local grocery stores have special campaigns this month to make more food available for the hungry. Interfaith Food Ministries Executive Director Sue Van Son says Grocery Outlet has their “Independence from Hunger” campaign underway now until the end of … Read more >