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CHP Maximum Enforcement Weekend

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It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional kickoff to the summer season, and as a result many people will be celebrating in a variety of ways. The California Highway Patrol is letting people know that hey will be out in full … Read more >

NID Outlines Plans for Getting Through Drought

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Submitted to KNCO: GRASS VALLEY – In a community forum on Thursday (May 21), leaders of the Nevada Irrigation District outlined plans to ensure adequate supplies of water to district customers as the region endures a fourth year of drought. … Read more >

Memorial Day Activities

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Memorial Day activities will start in Nevada City Pioneer Park Monday morning at 9am with a fly over, honor guard and a few words from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. people who would like to take a bicycle tour of … Read more >

Business SCAM Hits Nevada County

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Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal has a warning for local businesses about a credit card scam that has hit at least on fencing supply business owner in the community. The people doing the scam say they’re from a company called … Read more >

Nevada City to Modernize Business Licenses

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It may eventually be costing a little bit more to own and operate a business in Nevada City. To run a business in most places, you need a business license, and City Manager Mark Prestwich says Nevada City is going … Read more >

Local Fire Crews Get Training Opportunity

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It may have looked like a real fire call, but Grass Valley and Nevada County Consolidated fire personnel were actually doing training yesterday on a commercial building that is scheduled for demolition.  The building being torn down is the old … Read more >

KNCO Receives Hospice Dame Cicely Saunders Award

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KNCO is proud to have received a Dame Cicely Saunders Award from Hospice of the Foothill’s during their recent Circle of Care donor recognition event.  Dame Cicely is the founder of the modern hospice movement in America.  Named for her, … Read more >

49er Rotary and Bear Yuba Land Trust recognized for Youth Project of the Year

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A youth nature outing in April that sent 30 special needs kids and basketball players from Nevada Union High School to Bear Yuba Land Trust’s (BYLT) Black Swan Preserve was recognized by a regional Rotary Club competition last weekend. Out … Read more >

Highway Patrol Makes Felony Marijuana Bust

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Another felony drug stop—this one by the Highway Patrol. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says around 10pm Tuesday, an officer observed a driver westbound on Highway 20 just outside of Grass Valley near the Ponderosa overcrossing… Listen to Greg Tassone 1 … Read more >

Lyman Gilmore Day of Flight Teaches Students Science, History

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By Ashlyn Rhodes Lyman Gilmore held their annual Day of Flight today.  Students from the middle school gathered to watch small planes fly by the school and learn a little bit about Lyman Gilmore, who designed planes around the same … Read more >