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It’s River Safety Season

Memorial Day weekend is now less than two weeks away. And it will have a more traditional kickoff for the summer recreation season, with COVID restrictions not nearly as dramatic as a year ago. And with more people discovering it from out of town, an even greater surge in tourism is expected at the South Yuba River. But even with much lower levels already, Nevada County Sheriff Shannan Moon says flows are still cold…

click to listen to Sheriff Moon

Speaking on “KNCO: Insight”, County CEO Alison Lehman says they’re gearing up for the rescue season, with their partners from law enforcement, fire, and state parks, as well as the South Yuba River Citizens League…

click to listen to Alison Lehman

A number of drownings have already occurred at North State rivers and lakes, but none in Nevada County so far.

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