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Another Drug House Busted In Grass Valley

For the second week in a row, Grass Valley Police have busted a suspected drug house. Police Sergeant Clint Bates says the couple living at the home, on Brighton Street, were arrested on a number of related felony charges. A … Read more >

Still More to Learn About Omicron

The big news around COVID yesterday, was the arrival of the Omicron Variant in California. The newest variant of concern originated in South Africa and appears to be more communicable than other variants. However, County Health and Human Services Director … Read more >

Booster Clinics Offered For County Education Staff

COVID booster clinics are being offered for Nevada County teachers and staff. It’s two four-hour sessions at Nevada Union High School, with the first one offered on Wednesday and one more scheduled for later Thursday, from three to seven pm. … Read more >

Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettit Retires

After 22 years with the only law enforcement agency he ever worked for, Nevada County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettit retired on Wednesday. After two navy deployments to the Persian Gulf, Pettit graduated from the police academy and was hired as … Read more >

Food Bank Faces Challenges This Holiday Season

For the Food Bank of Nevada County, this can be one of their most challenging times of the year. Speaking on “KNCO: Insight”, Executive Director Nicole McNeely says they’ve been struggling with donations, with a number of recent circumstances creating … Read more >

New Tax Hikes Might Hamper Increasing Legal Pot

Even with projections of a 31-billion dollar state budget surplus, more tax increases are on the way for cannabis growers by next July. The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration says the latest rate hike reflect an adjustment for … Read more >

Library Winter Reading Challenge Begins

Each year, the Nevada County Community Library brings joy to children and adults alike, with the Summer Learning Program. And this winter, the joy is back, with the Winter Reading Challenge. And Grass Valley Branch Manager, Margaret Gilmore, says they’ve … Read more >

Twelve Days Of Giving Underway

BriarPatch Food Co-op and Hospitality House are teaming up this holiday season to raise awareness, financial support, and items needed for basic comfort and survival for the homeless. The Twelve Days of Giving campaign begins December first and continues through … Read more >

Sheriff’s Department Starts Camera Registry

If you live in, or own a business, in unincorporated Nevada County, and also have an outside video surveillance system, the Sheriff’s Department hopes you’ll get in touch. Communications Manager Andrew Trygg says their new Citizens Camera Registry has been … Read more >

Weekend Business Mostly Good for Grass Valley

More people definitely on the streets than a year ago, and business is moving in the right direction for most establishments. Grass Valley merchants including Lillie Piland at Yuba Blue says Black Friday, Cornish Christmas, and Small Business Saturday were … Read more >