Local News

BriarPatch to remain at Sierra College Drive


  “There’s no place like home.” Sometimes a long journey makes you glad to get back to where you started. After two years of research into options for the store’s future, the leadership of BriarPatch Co-op Community Market has concluded … Read more >

Jerry Brady leads Historical Tour to You Bet Saturday

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The annual tour to Historical You Bet and Red Dog placer mining  sites is taking place tomorrow. Historian and author of the book “You Bet, California Gold Fever”, Jerry Brady, and his family members will be providing the stories of … Read more >

Suspected DUI Crash Narrowly Misses School Kids


An Auburn man with a history of driving under the influence has been arrested again in Nevada County. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says this time 39-year-old Joshua Hightower went off Magnolia Road, Thursday afternoon, near Cottage Hill elementary school in … Read more >

NUHS Students Complete Walkathon Today


If you were driving anywhere between Ridge Rd, Hughes Rd, East Main St and Sierra college Drive between 9:30 and 10:30 this morning, you probably witnessed the parade of high school students. click to listen to NU Students   The … Read more >

Prescribed Burning Season Beginning


October usually signals a change to cooler and often wetter weather. And it’s normally the beginning of what the U-S Forest Service calls the prescribed burning season. Michael Woodbridge, with the Tahoe National Forest, says they usually wait until the … Read more >

Nevada Co Tea Party Critical Of Referendum Failure


As expected, the president of Nevada County’s Tea Party is disappointed with news that the referendum measure to overturn California’s new vaccine mandate will not go before voters. Jan Collins says the new law, which will require kindergartners or seventh … Read more >

Parole Denied Again For Nevada County Murderer


Once again, a Nevada County man has been denied parole for the strangling death of his father in 1993. David Gates, now 67 years old, was sentenced to 15 years to life at the San Luis Obispo Men’s Penal Colony. … Read more >

Ladies Night Out new event in Grass Valley


A special night just for women is happening in downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night October 8th. Grass Valley downtown Association Executive Director Diane Raymond says the date was picked because it’s a time of year when the kids are back … Read more >

Traffic Signal Turned On at Brunswick Rd – Loma Rica Drive


The three month project to make major improvements to Brunswick Rd. at Loma Rica Drive is just about done. Nevada County Principal Civil Engineer, Joshua Pack says that includes a High Friction Surface Treatment to improve traction in dry and … Read more >

Crashes Close Interstate 80 Over Summit


A series of crashes has closed Eastbound Interstate 80 near Truckee. Highway Patrol Officer Peter Mann tells KNCO several big rigs are involved in what turned out to be two crashes in the same area… Listen to Peter Mann 1 … Read more >