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Stand Down Meeting the Needs of Veterans

The Annual Veterans Stand Down event at the Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday met the needs of a variety of veterans. Veterans from all branches of the service from as far back as World War II took advantage of the information … Read more >

Alta Sierra Couple Arrested In Cannabis Oil Labs

An Alta Sierra couple has been arrested in connection with a couple of honey or cannabis oil operations, including one in El Dorado County. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says search warrants were served by narcotics task force teams from … Read more >

Death Penalty Decision In Vet Murder Nearing

Still no decision yet on whether to have Nevada County’s first death penalty case in a number of years. Deputy District Attorney Chris Walsh says the suspects in the murder of Vietnam War veteran Stan Norman are eligible because the … Read more >

Fultz Re-Trial Date Set With A New Development

A re-trial date for the man accused of murdering a marijuana grow caretaker over four years ago has already been scheduled for November 14th, about a month and a half after a mistrial was declared. But Deputy District Attorney Chris … Read more >

Nevada County Jobless Rate Ties All-Time Low

California’s September unemployment rate hit a record low. At four-point-one percent, that’s the lowest since record keeping started in 1976. And in Nevada County, the rate tied their all-time low, set in May, at three-point-two percent. Christine Farrell is the … Read more >

Lottery Jackpot Now at a Billion Dollars

Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is worth a whopping one-billion dollars. Lottery officials announced the increase today, saying it’s the largest jackpot in the game’s history. It’s also the second biggest in U.S. history. A one-point-five billion dollar Powerball jackpot was … Read more >

Tom Petty Tribute Concert Saturday

Tomorrow would have been Tom Petty’s 68th birthday, and local fans can celebrate by attending a tribute concert in Grass Valley. Felton Pruit is the producer of the Tom Petty Birthday Bash at the Foothills Event Center on Idaho Maryland … Read more >

Weston Sendoff at Western Gateway Park Saturday

With the November election just a couple of weeks away now, that means Hank Weston’s term is almost up as Nevada County Supervisor. Weston is not seeking re-election, and a sendoff has been organized for him this weekend. Clerk of … Read more >

Heart and Wine Gala Benefits Caregivers

An opportunity to help those that are helping to care for aging and ailing family members. The second annual Heart and Wine Gala takes place Saturday evening beginning at 6:00 PM at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The Gala benefits One … Read more >

2019 Fair Slogan Contest Is Underway

It’s only been about two months since this year’s Nevada County Fair ended. And the contest for next year’s slogan is already underway. Fairgrounds Public Information Officer Wendy Oaks says the theme has already been determined. And it’s all about … Read more >