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No Charges In Case Of Body Found in Grass Valley

No arrests will be made, regarding a body that was discovered on a Grass Valley street over two years ago. Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell says the victim, 39-year-old Jatar Hendry, who was from Minnesota, was in town with … Read more >

A Different, Sound Approach To Fire Suppression?

Is it possible to fight fire with sound waves? One east coast company is buildinig a solution that uses an oscilating sub-sonic bass tone, at 35 Hertz, to extinguish flames and suppress fire. That’s the sound of the Sonic Extinuisher … Read more >

Suspect in 2018 Grass Valley Robbery Re-Arrested

A Grass Valley armed robbery suspect is back in custody after being at large since last year. Police Lieutenant Joe Matteoni says 27-year-old Tyler Ferris of Truckee, along with 28-year-old Keion Paris, of Roselle, New Jersey, had been arrested, after … Read more >

Murder Arrest Made In Hit and Run Near Auburn Bar

A murder arrest has been made in a hit and run incident that occurred near an Auburn bar early Wednesday. Police Lieutenant Victor Pecoraro says 26-year-old Skylar Perry is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon. He says Perry … Read more >

Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The Nevada County Historical Society holds its Speaker Night presentations on the third Thursday of every month, but tonight’s program is a little different, and special. The organization is celebrating its 75th anniversary. It was October of 1944 when they … Read more >

Large Illegal Dump Site Found On Mine Property

A large illegal dump site with solid as well as hazardous waste has been found on the property of an Alleghany mining company. Sierra County Sheriff Mike Fisher says a search warrant was served at the Original Sixteen-to-One Mine. He … Read more >

A Different Nevada City Council Meeting

On a day when most of Nevada County had shut down because of the PG and E Public Safety Power Shutoff, the Nevada City City Council decided to meet even though city hall had no power. Mayor Reinette Senum said … Read more >

NID Well Owners Stealing Canal Water?

Are leaking, aging canals in the Nevada Irrigation District a free water source for neighboring well owners? That’s at the heart of the district’s efforts to come up with an encasement policy. NID Assistant General Manager Greg Jones says the … Read more >

Three Hit One Killed After Hit Run Incident Auburn

A hit and run incident in Auburn. And not much information has been released so far. Police Lieutenant Mike Garlock says it happened on Cleveland Avenue near Lincoln Way early Wednesday That was the initial report. It turns out there … Read more >

Utility Assesses Damage and Defends Power Outage

Examples of damage are coming in that P-G-and-E says justifies the need for last week’s Public Safety Power Shutoff. Utility spokesman Jeff Smith says there have been over a hundred instances of damage from the inspections done before the power … Read more >