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NID Hosts ‘No Motor Day’ Apr. 26 at Scotts Flat Lake


The quiet, natural beauty of Scotts Flat Reservoir will be showcased on Sunday, Apr. 26, as the Nevada Irrigation District hosts its 8th Annual “No Motor Day.” Click here to listen to Peggy Davison NID Recreation Manager Peggy Davidson said … Read more >

NID Moves Forward With Mercury Removal


During a time when most focus around water in on conservation, NID is continuing to move forward with water reclamation projects involving the removal of mercury and other heavy metals from reservoirs. Mercury, also known as quicksilver was introduced into … Read more >

Bells Toll to Honor Local Fire Fighter


Solemn bells ring in Grass Valley. KNCO’s Paul Haas has the story of the long standing tradition. Click here to listen to the story.

Suspect Arrested on Outstanding Warrants


A suspect has been taken into custody on two outstanding warrants for his arrest. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lt. Bill Smethers says 24 year old Cody Bjorg was arrested late Thursday afternoon. click to listen to Lt. Smethers One of the … Read more >

Burglary Suspect With 6 outstanding Warrants is Taken Into Custody


A residential burglary was reported to Nevada County Sheriff’s Wednesday from a property owner at Oak Drive off of Squirrel Creek. The deputy that took the report found items in the house that lead him to identify the suspect as 39 … Read more >

HGTV Designer Frank Fontana Coming to Home and Garden Show


By Ashlyn Rhodes This year’s Home and Garden show will feature a presentation by Frank Fontana, who hosted the HGTV show Design on a Dime.  The Home and Garden show, which runs April 25th and 26th, is an annual design … Read more >

Smartsville Pioneer Day Saturday


By Ashlyn Rhodes This Saturday is the 8th annual Smartsville and Timbuctoo Pioneer Day.  The historical festival helps raise money for the Smartsville Church Restoration Fund, a group dedicated to restoring the old Catholic church in Smartsville and turning it … Read more >

Friendship Club Hosts Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle


By Ashlyn Rhodes The Friendship Club is hosting a spaghetti dinner and raffle this Saturday evening at the Grass Valley Veteran’s Building.  Jennifer Singer is the club’s executive director and says the local group is dedicated to making a difference … Read more >

Brownouts Begin at Station 54


For the first time since before local fire agencies have worked under the Joint Operating Agreement, Nevada City’s fire station is closed. Today is the first day of a two-day brownout created after the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District pulled … Read more >

Separate Crimes Linked to School Burglary


Two separate crimes have been linked to a bigger one–a burglary at a local school. Grass Valley Police Lieutenant Alex Gammelgard says the first incident was a probation search yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon in the 200 block of North Church Street… … Read more >