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Two Dead One Injured Plane Crash North Auburn

Two people have been killed and one person has been hospitalized, after a plane crash in North Auburn Friday morning. Placer County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer, Angela Musallam, says it happened at around 10am.. The plane ended up in … Read more >

Firewood Equipment Stolen, Found

Nevada County almost lost their program that provides firewood for seniors in a blink of an eye, thanks to some thieves. Gold Country Community Services Executive Director Janeth Marroletti says around 4pm yesterday (Thursday), there appeared to be a break-in … Read more >

Chocolate Infusion in Nevada City Sunday

It’s a combination of chocolate, wine, beer, and jazz. It’s called Chocolate Infusion, and it’s Sunday in Nevada City. It’s presented by the Union newspaper in the Speakeasy style of the 1920s, but organizer Deana Graydon says it’s all about … Read more >

Burns Night This Weekend

Miners Foundry is hosting, this weekend, the 29th Annual Burns Night. It’s presented by the Gold Country Celtic Society Saturday night. The group’s chief, Les Milroy, says it’s a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns, whose 261st … Read more >

Supervisor District One Candidates Forum Held

The three candidates for the Nevada County Supervisor District One seat were the focus of the latest forum in the board chambers at the Rood Center, hosted Thursday night by the League of Women Voters. Housing and homelessness were among … Read more >

Accident Snarls Morning Commute Traffic Hwy 49

Commute traffic on Highway 49 between Grass Valley and Auburn was hit with a major backup Thursday morning, because of a two-vehicle accident. CHP Officer Mike Steele says it happened on the passing lane of a two-lane northbound stretch of … Read more >

Speaker Takes Positive Look at Hydraulic Mining

Tonight’s Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night presentation is a topic that might not sound like a positive one at first for many peopleā€¦ Ken Holbrook doesn’t expect a lot of hands to be raised, but says Nevada County wouldn’t … Read more >

No Plans To Change NID Irrigation Water Calendar

Climate change and the heightened wildfire danger are among the reasons the Nevada Irrigation District is getting increasing requests to be more flexible with its seasonal irrigation water service schedule. Speaking to the District’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, Water … Read more >

NC Parking Concept Provides Multi-use Space

The concept of a possible parking solution as well as possible housing and commercial space was presented in Nevada City Wednesday evening. The City Council saw the finitial renderings of a multi-level parking structure that would replace an existing parking … Read more >

Killer Of Two Nevada County Teen Girls Released

In August of last year, we told you that a Nevada County man convicted of the 1994 murders of two 16-year-old girls had, again, been granted parole. And after the normal months-long legal review process, Governor Newsom has now allowed … Read more >