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Happening Now – January 2017

Happening Now is a feature designed to bring updates, announcements and info on news items throughout the day. You are invited to participate. See...

8-th grader’s donation and local vet rescue Boxer

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. December 30, 2016 - 8th grader Delaney Amarel spent her holiday baking toffee to raise money for Boxers in need, specifically...

97 Reno Flood – 20th Anniversary Commemorative Video

December 30, 2016 - Educational video commemorating the flood that impacted the Sierra and western Nevada in January 1997. https://youtu.be/0bisSuBAvaQ

Lower Yuba River Habitat Restoration Project – Request for Public Comments

December 30, 2016 - The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is seeking public comment for a habitat restoration project on the Lower...

Winter Driving Conditions Expected As Holiday Weekend Ends

MARYSVILLE December 30, 2016 - Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists traveling in the Sierra foothills, to mountain areas or over the Donner or...

Chance of showers on New Year’s Eve, low snow levels by Monday

December 30, 2016 - A weak system will bring a chance for showers on Saturday with light snow accumulations in the mountains. Colder system...

Patricia Smith: New Year, New Era

December 29, 2016 - I chose the Phoenix Rising as my personal talisman when I was a wee lass of 18 because I liked...

Another dry and sunny day across the area

December 29, 2016 - Dry weather will continue through Friday with cool overnight temperatures and patchy morning fog in the Valley. A weak system...

Nevada and Sierra Courts select Jason LaChance as new Court Commissioner

Nevada City, Calif. December 28, 2016 - The Superior Court of California, Counties of Nevada and Sierra are pleased to announce the selection of...

Boy Falls Through the Ice at Lake Baron

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. December 28, 2016 - This afternoon a 13 year old boy was out on the ice with his bicycle on...

Updated: Officer involved shooting results in death of suspect in Grass Valley

UPDATE December 28, 2016 - Autopsy results received today indicate Mr. Kirk was shot five times with two of the shots fatal. His toxicology...

Three magnitude 5.5 to 5.7 quakes strike near Hawthorne, Nev., aftershocks in the magnitude...

RENO, Nev. December 28, 2016 - Three magnitude 5.5 to 5.7 earthquakes struck about 18 miles southwest of Hawthorne, Nevada just after midnight Wednesday...

NID wins $177k Grant to Study Alternatives at Hemphill in Auburn Ravine

Grass Valley, Calif. December 28, 2016 - The Nevada Irrigation District has been awarded a planning grant from the California Department of Fish and...

Fire at Homewood Ski Resort (video update)

UPDATE at 9:30:  At approximately 3:00 a.m. resources from North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Meeks Bay Fire Protection District responded to a heavily...

Dry and cool, chance of showers by the weekend

December 28, 2016 - Dry weather with cool overnight temperatures and patchy morning valley fog this week. Chance of showers by the weekend. Discussion A few...

In memoriam: Philip Josef (Prahlad) Vahovich

December 27, 2016 - Philip Josef (Prahlad) Vahovich went missing on December 7, 2016 in El Dorado Hills CA and was found there, deceased,...

Caltrans Sierra Roadwork Schedule Dec. 27-31

December 27, 2016 - Due to the Holiday Season Lane Closures will not apply from 12/23/16 - 12/26/16 and 12/30/16 - 1/02/17. LONG-TERM PROJECTS Interstate 80...

Public Menorah Lighting on New Year’s Eve in Nevada City

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 27, 2016 - Chabad of Nevada County is inviting the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at a...

Slightly warmer weather the next few days

December 27, 2016 - Dry weather with cool overnight temperatures and patchy morning valley fog this week. Chance of showers by the weekend. Discussion Quite a...

Free Christmas Tree Recycling

December 26, 2016 - Recycle your Christmas tree for FREE at several locations in western Nevada County! Beginning December 26th through February 1st, free Christmas...