Local News

Madelyn Helling Library Is 30 Years Old

Wednesday, October 20th, marks 30 years since the Madelyn Helling Library was dedicated in Nevada City. And they’ve got a celebration going on, although it will be pretty scaled down, due to COVID restrictions on the size of indoor gatherings, … Read more >

Rudiger Retires

Nevada County’s fist canine police officer has officially retired. Rudiger, who began his career in Nevada City, retired as a member of the Grass Valley Police department last week. Rudiger had been with Grass Valley since 2018 when Nevada City … Read more >

Rash Of Motorcycle Crashes In Nevada County

With colder and wetter weather ahead, a number of motorcyclists are expected to suspend their rides more often. But with dry weather last weekend, four separate solo crashes were reported in Nevada County, including a fatal accident. CHP Officer Mike … Read more >

Commercial Street Decisions Delayed

Nevada City continues to work through transitional issues at the same time they are wrapping up the hiring of a new city manager. Meanwhile, decisions on the Commercial Street project are on hold for 30 days, while two city council … Read more >

United Way Annual Campaign Begins

This is also United Way of Nevada County Campaign Kick-off month, which started last Friday and lasts through November 14th. Their mission is to improve lives, by mobilizing the caring power of the community and bring together 19 partner agencies. … Read more >

PGE Increases Line Sensitivity To Reduce Wildfires

Despite the recent moisture, Nevada County is still considered to be at a high wildfire threat. And now PG and E says it’s adjusted the sensitivity of some of its electrical equipment to turn off power even faster, in some … Read more >

Grass Valley Kmart Closing Target Moving In

The last Kmart store in California, and one of the few still operating in the country, will be closing a week before Christmas in Grass Valley. But the retail space isn’t expected to be empty for very long. The city’s … Read more >

Brian Dahle Decries Gas-Power Equipment Bans

Nevada County’s State Senator is not happy with legislation signed recently by Governor Newsom that will make California the first state in the nation to ban the sale of gas-powered lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and chain saws, among other equipment. … Read more >

Shortened Stand Down Event A Success

The Nevada County All Veterans Stand Down returned to Grass Valley Friday afternoon,but it was it was shortened to one day and the location was the Grass Valley Veteran’s Building. Because of the importance of supporting local vets, American Legion … Read more >

NEO Activities Ramp Up During Fall Break

Bright Futures for Youth’s NEO Program has a full lineup of free events in the coming weeks. And Executive Director Jennifer Singer says that’s especially true for the fall student break, which is this week… click to listen to Jennifer … Read more >