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The First Property Tax Payment Deadline Looms

The deadline for the first installment of 2022-2023 property taxes is coming up on Monday. Nevada County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tina Vernon says that’s actually a couple days longer than normal, since December 10th falls on a Saturday this year… click … Read more >

Fundraising Campaign Begins For New NEO Center

The new and greatly-expanded NEO Youth Center is scheduled to open in time for the 2023-2024 school year, or around late summer of next year. Indoor square footage will blossom from 350 square feet to 37-hundred square feet. That will … Read more >

Concerns About Hazardous Vegetation Ordinance

Changes to Nevada County’s two-year-old hazardous vegetation ordinance are being considered by the Board of Supervisors. An update on the ordinance was presented at their meeting on Tuesday. But OES Manager Paul Cummings said staff still recommends that the 50/50 … Read more >

Precautions Urged If Buy BB Gun For Your Child

As Christmas approaches, there may be a temptation to purchase a BB gun for a son or daughter to unwrap. And Grass Valley Police have posted a cautionary message. Lieutenant Brian Blakemore says more manufacturers are marketing near-exact replicas of … Read more >

Clock Ticking on COVID Assistance Funding

The clock is ticking for those residents who were impacted by the COVID pandemic, so much so, that making mortgage, rent, or utility bill payments became a challenge. County Public Information Officer Taylor Wolfe says up to six thousand dollars … Read more >

Snowpack Off To Strong Seasonal Start

These recent storms have meant the deepest snowpack, this early in the season, in about the last five years. That’s according to Sean de Guzman, the manager of the Department of Water Resources Snow and Water Supply Forecast Unit. And … Read more >

More Meals From Scratch For County Students

A lot more scratch-cooked meals, using fresh, regional foods, are on the way for Western Nevada County students. Sierra Harvest and the recently-formed County Food Services Agency have been awarded a 488-thousand dollar grant through the Foothills Fresh program. Many … Read more >

Nevada City Man Guilty Of Illegal OHV Use

A Nevada City man has been found guilty by a federal judge of driving a motorized vehicle off designated routes in the Tahoe National Forest. Spokeswoman Lauren Faulkenberry says improper use of Off Highway Vehicles has been a growing problem, … Read more >

Town Hall Meeting For South Co Shaded Fuel Break

A town hall meeting is happening Thursday evening at the Alta Sierra Country Club to address questions and concerns regarding another major wildfire fuels reduction project. Nevada County Emergency Services Director Craig Griesbach says it’s a kick-off for the 339-acre … Read more >

Respiratory Illness Surge Hitting Hospital

It took a bit longer than the eastern United States, but California and specifically Nevada County, are now experiencing a spike in respiratory illnesses. During a recent segment with Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital CEO Dr. Scott Neeley, the doctor called … Read more >

ABC News: Top Stories

Officials say thousands of police have carried out a series of raids across much of Germany against suspected far-right extremists who allegedly sought to overthrow the state in an armed coup
Posted: December 7, 2022, 9:43 am
The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives and punished followers who didn't treat him as a prophet
Posted: December 7, 2022, 9:43 am
Spanish officials say two trains have collided near Barcelona and 155 people have been hurt
Posted: December 7, 2022, 9:40 am
Ted Cruz's office said his daughter is OK and asked for privacy for the family after Houston police and fire personnel were called to his home Tuesday
Posted: December 7, 2022, 9:16 am
Warnock's runoff against Walker attracted an avalanche of money and attention as well as record turnout from Georgia voters as Democrats fought for a 51st Senate seat
Posted: December 7, 2022, 7:31 am
The Food and Drug Administration is slowing its use of a pathway that expedites the approval of promising drugs
Posted: December 7, 2022, 6:17 am
Sen. Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in Tuesday's runoff election in Georgia, ABC News projects.
Posted: December 7, 2022, 3:44 am
A Baltimore family is demanding answers after firefighters responded to a warehouse fire Saturday night and failed to realize the building was occupied before leaving the scene
Posted: December 7, 2022, 2:05 am
Washington state officials say citizen trapping of northern giant hornets in northwest Washington ended Nov. 30 without any confirmed sightings of the hornets this year
Posted: December 7, 2022, 2:04 am
Continuing state investigations have found at least 35 instances where Connecticut Department of Correction employees potentially misused a COVID-19 program that provided workers with hotel rooms during the height of the pandemic
Posted: December 7, 2022, 2:03 am