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Positive Student Behavior Recognition In Nevada Co


For their effective implementation of a new program designed to reduce disciplinary problems, 12 Nevada County schools are receiving Bronze, Silver, and Gold status. Scotten Elementary was one of just 41 schools around the state to receive a Gold. 10 … Read more >

Opposition Against NJUHSD Bond Measure

Bear River high school

A new bond measure on the November ballot for the Nevada Joint Union High School District does also have some organized opposition. Wade Freedle, with the locally-formed group “Citizens for Better Schools”, questions the 47-million dollar cost for Measure B. … Read more >

United Way Hosts ‘Grills and Grilles’


Its a big day of food and fun in Penn Valley, and its also a fundraiser for the United Way of Nevada County. It’s the annual ‘Grills n’ Grilles’–a combination of a barbecue competition and a car show. United Way … Read more >

County to Hold ‘Veterans Town Hall’


Attention all veterans. The Nevada County Veterans Services Office is wants you to stay up to date with the latest in benefits and services available. They are holding a town hall meeting tomorrow (Friday) at the Grass Valley Veterans Building. … Read more >

Tax Revenue Potential Fuzzy In Nevada Co Prop 64


A recent report from the State Auditor says state and local governments could eventually collect as much as one-billion dollars in tax revenue a year, should Proposition 64 pass in November, which would legalize recreational marijuana. But Nevada County’s Deputy … Read more >

Hung Jury For Grass Valley Man Charged With DUI


It’s a hung jury, after the trial of a Grass Valley man accused of rear-ending a CHP vehicle a few months ago. Nevada County District Attorney says it WAS an 11 to 1 vote FOR a felony DUI conviction, but … Read more >

More Marijuana Plants Eradicated In Nevada County


The latest marijuana bust by the Nevada County Narcotics Task Force occurred on Grizzly Hill Road Thursday morning, in the Nevada City area. Officers executed a search warrant on a 91-acre property which was owned by three people from the … Read more >

Man Robs Grass Valley Store With Hatchet


A Grass Valley convenience store has been robbed. Police Lieutenant Joe Matteoni says it occurred early Thursday morning at the Circle K on South Auburn Street… click to listen to Lt. Matteone Matteoni says the suspect about 35 dollars, along … Read more >

New State Test Scores Improve For Nevada County


Students have now completed two years of the new state testing system. And the lastest results show that 52-percent of Nevada County students have met or exceeded the stricter state standard for English Language Arts and Literacy, compared to 44-percent … Read more >

Air Search Also Called Off Shooter Missing Hiker


The search in the South Yuba River canyon for a missing hiker, as well as the shooter of a volunteer involved in the search, resumed several days ago. That’s after being called off about two weeks ago, due to the … Read more >