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Two Arrests After Head-On Crash In Grass Valley

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A reported head-on crash in Grass Valley ended up with the arrests of two local men. Police Sergeant Dan Kimbrough says it occurred late Monday afternoon on Maltman Drive, with one of the drivers leaving the scene in his vehicle… … Read more >

Heat and Drought Heighten Air Pollution Concerns

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The drought has also worsened air particle pollution in 25 California counties this summer, although Nevada County is not among those. And with the extreme heat this week, Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District Executive Director Gretchen Bennett says she’s … Read more >

New Bear River High School Principal Announced

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Bear River High School has a new principal. Amy Besler comes from nearby Colfax High, where she had been employed the past nine years in the roles of English/Literacy teacher, Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal. … Read more >

Accident Features Man Stripping Clothes Off

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A rather strange accident to report in Nevada County this (Mon.) afternoon. CHP officer Daniel Frederick says 23-year-old John Bowers appeared to be under the influence of drugs when he suddenly turned right off Oak Tree Road and into a … Read more >

Burglars Also Cause Flooding At Home

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The owners of a Nevada County home got some bad news from their real estate agent over the past weekend, according to Sheriff Keith Royal…. click to listen to Sheriff Royal Television sets were also taken. The incident was reported … Read more >

Hiker Rescued Near Edwards Crossing

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A hiker who reportedly fell about 80 feet has been found near the South Yuba River. North San Juan Fire Captain Christoffer Montelius says the call came in around late Saturday afternoon, and several agencies and volunteers responded…. Listen to … Read more >

Rib Cookoff Benefits Habitat For Humanity

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By Paul Haas   An area supermarket helping out Habitat for Humanity. On Saturday, the Raley’s Supermarket in the Pine Creek Shopping Center challenged 5 other Norther California Raley’s and Bel Air Supermarkets to a BBQ Cookoff in their parking … Read more >

Drought Means Mixed Lake Levels In Nevada County

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Lake levels are looking iffy in some areas of Nevada County. At Scott Flats Lake, Nevada Irrigation District recreation manager Peggy Davidson says it’s only a little over half capacity, the lowest she’s ever seen… click to listen to Peggy … Read more >

Fire Restrictions In Effect In Tahoe National Forest In July

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Fire restrictions are now also being stepped up in the Tahoe National Forest. That’s starting Wednesday, which is also July first. Michael Woodbridge, at the Public Affairs Office, says that’s actually a month later than last year, despite a worsening … Read more >

Man Arrested for Sex With Minor that Lead to Birth of Child

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A Grass Valley man is now in jail charged with sexual relations with a 13 year old girl that resulted in the birth of a child. Grass Valley Police Lt. Alex Gammelgard says on September 13th of 2014 the girls … Read more >