Local News

Partners In English Language Learning Needs Tutors

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An organization in Nevada County committed to teaching English to those who don’t speak the language. PiELL, Partners in English Language Learning, has been around since the 1980’s and provides a valuable service to new residents to Nevada County. Click … Read more >

Winning the Job Wars

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The Nevada County Economic Resource Council hosted a successful economic development summit Thursday in Grass Valley. Winning The Job Wars: The Sierra Foothills Road map to Success focused on job creation and business development strategies for Nevada County.Keynote speaker Joel … Read more >

Four Applicants for Vacant Council Seat

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There will be four candidates to choose from when the Grass Valley City Council fills the vacant seat next month. Noon today was the deadline for candidates to apply. The City Clerk tells KNCO two people applied this morning–Bed and … Read more >

Highway Patrol Encourages Safe Super Bowl

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With the big game coming up on Sunday, the Highway Patrol reminds you to be safe out there. Officer Dave Martinez out of the CHP Auburn Office says Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days for accidents all … Read more >

Nugget Fringe Festival Preview Tonight

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The Artistic Director of Quest Theaterworks is bringing something new in Theater to Nevada County starting this week. Scott Ewing calls it the Nugget Fringe Festival which includes 5 venues, over 10 days, with 15 different shows, 50 separate artists, … Read more >

Drugs Weapons Found in Purdon Rd. Search

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Early this morning the Nevada County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force, Major Crimes Unit, served a search warrant at the residence of 54 year old Daniel Meinke in the 19000 Block of Purdon Rd. Meinke is a convicted felon and restricted … Read more >

Legion, County Team Up For Veterans ID Cards

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It’s something you would think veterans would already have. Many of them don’t, but they will soon be available in Nevada County. The County, along with the American Legion, will provide identification cards, proving that he or she is a … Read more >

Burglary Arrest After Garage Break-in

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A call for a breech of contract or property dispute ends with an arrest for burglary and grand theft. Sheriff Keith Royal says that deputies arrived at the residence in the 13000 block of Highway 49 to find that a … Read more >

Water District Prepares For Another Dry Year

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The amount of water, or lack of it, continues to be a concern for Nevada County’s main water supplier. The numbers were discussed at the Nevada Irrigation District’s Board of Directors meeting yesterday. N-I-D Water Operations Manager Chip Close says … Read more >

One Arrested, One At-Large in Stolen Vehicle Case

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A Grass Valley man who was a passenger in a stolen vehicle has ended up in jail. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says this morning (Wednesday) around 1 o’clock, one of the officers observed a white pickup truck parked in … Read more >