Local News

Pipeline Project Approaching Completion

Some good news for Penn Valley and Lake Wildwood residents from the Nevada County Public Works Department. The Penn Valley pipeline project is almost complete. Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says the work drilling through rock under the road and … Read more >

LaMalfa Says Washington is Favorite President

On this President’s Day, we asked Congressman Doug LaMalfa who his favorite president of all time is, and the answer might surprise you. He didn’t go with Ronald Reagan or Abraham Lincoln, but instead chose the Father of our Country, … Read more >

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Mardi Gras Parade

The weather almost held for the annual Mardi Gras parade in Nevada City. Though it did rain on the parade it didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of people lining Broad Street Sun day afternoon. Co-Grand Marshal Niel Locke didn’t … Read more >

LaMalfa Insists No Gun Control Needed

In the wake of the latest mass shooting at a Florida school which resulted in the deaths of 17 people, and anti-gun demonstrations that have followed, Nevada County’s Congressman continues to hold the Republican line when it comes to gun … Read more >

Foley Resigns As Nevada City Police Chief

Nevada City’s police chief has resigned. Tim Foley announced his resignation Friday night, and the search for an interim chief will begin immediately. Foley told KNCO this morning that this was not a decision that was made all of a … Read more >

Phone Outage Affects Hospital Calls

If you are trying to call a patient at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, you are likely not able to reach them. Local health officials say an A T & T outage is disrupting phone service not only at the hospital, … Read more >

Sources: Foley Out As Nevada City Police Chief

Tim Foley is out as Nevada City’s Police Chief. KNCO’s Jon Katis learned Friday night that the decision had been made. Foley was hired in December of 2013 and started in February of 2014. Before coming to Nevada City, Foley … Read more >

Diaz Somewhat Surprised At Facing 2 Challengers

Longtime Nevada County Clerk-Recorder Greg Diaz admits to being caught a little off guard, when two challengers announced their candidacies to unseat him, on consecutive days… click to listen to Greg Diaz Diaz is seeking a third elected term in … Read more >

New School Site Tenant Will Stay Educational

The future of the former Nevada City Elementary School site will stay educational. The District Board has reached a lease agreement with the Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning, which will move from its present, smaller, location, near Silver Springs High … Read more >

Animal Film Festival Saturday in Grass Valley

It’s the smallest of the three film festivals in western Nevada County, but it is growing, and is now in its fifth year. The Animal Film Festival is tomorrow at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. The festival … Read more >