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PREP FOOTBALL: Bear River, Colfax face off in critical league bout

October 19, 2017 — It's been a long road home for the Bear River football team. After four straight away games, in which they went 3-1, the Bruins will take the field at J. David Ramsey Stadium Friday night for the first time since Sept. 8. "It's exciting to

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PREP FOOTBALL: Nevada Union set to face Granite Bay at Hooper Stadium

October 19, 2017 — With two tough home games left on the 2017 schedule, Nevada Union football head coach Dennis Houlihan wants his players to embrace and enjoy their final Sierra Foothill League challenges. "I want our kids to enjoy their last games at home," said Houlihan. "Our seniors

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YOUTH FOOTBALL: Junior Miners start fast, top Rio Linda

October 19, 2017 — The Nevada Union 14U Junior Miners got off to a fast start against Rio Linda and never looked back Saturday, topping the Knights, 22-12, on the road. "The whole team executed the offense very well early in the game," said head coach George Cabanas. "We

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Vape pen cause fire in pants

October 19, 2017 — Grass Valley Police Department Wednesday 9:48 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of Sierra College Drive reported cleaning up an active transient camp. 10 a.m. — A caller from the 800 block of Sutton Way reported a transient man in the dumpster area.

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During Nevada County fires, NID worked to keep water flowing

October 19, 2017 — In what quickly was shaping up to be a community disaster, Nevada Irrigation District came out in force to ensure water supplies were available during recent firefighting efforts. NID crews worked in canals, cleaning out debris to keep water running to be available where needed.

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Mane Event finds new digs in Nevada City after wreck destroys building

October 19, 2017 — After more than a quarter-century in the same Grass Valley location, the Mane Event Salon was forced to relocate after a customer crashed through the front wall in May. The salon reopened its doors in Nevada City in September and celebrated its grand reopening with

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Hospice and funerals subject of next in series at Grass Valley church

October 19, 2017 — Dying is expensive. About one in five deaths in the United States were preceded by a year of very high medical costs, according to research led by Melissa Aldridge of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, N.Y. More costs come with funeral, burial

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Nevada County staff recommend no Dollar General at Rough and Ready Highway site

October 19, 2017 — Nevada County staff has recommended approval of two proposed Dollar General stores, but argued that the Planning Commission should deny a third site on Rough and Ready Highway. The staff reports, released this week, state the Planning Commission on Thursday should approve the final environmental

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Autumn’s palette in Nevada County

October 19, 2017 — Brilliant fall colors and a hint of blue sky are a welcome sight after weeks of hazy skies due to numerous wildfires.

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Robbery charge dropped in Nevada County plea deal

October 19, 2017 — A woman eight-months pregnant who initially faced a robbery charge, pleaded no contest on Thursday to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to probation, attorneys said. Avery Noelle Wick, 21, was sentenced to two years' probation on a charge of being an accessory after pleading in

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‘Trimmigrants’ descend on Nevada County, for better or for worse

October 19, 2017 — Each year, around the beginning of September, Shana Maziarz starts to notice people sleeping in cars and hanging out in the parking lot of Nevada City's Three Forks Bakery and Brewing Company, where she is a co-owner. Around that same time — just after Burning

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Community Disaster Response Fund aims to help Nevada County residents

October 19, 2017 — "Disaster Pastor" Toby Nelson serves as chaplain to a federal disaster group that responds to high-risk medical events around the world. So it was a no-brainer for Pastor Sam Barger to turn to Nelson, with whom he works as a chaplain for the Grass Valley

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Mental evaluation for murder suspect Robert Steuber not ready; case to return to court in 2 weeks

October 19, 2017 — A psychiatric evaluation remains pending for Robert Steuber — a delay that on Thursday led attorneys to postpone his murder case two weeks. Steuber, 82, was scheduled to have his case heard in Nevada County Superior Court. However, a doctor appointed to perform an evaluation

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Obituary of Heather (Adams) Childers

October 19, 2017 — Heather (Adams) Childers died in Grass Valley on 16 October, 2017. She was 92. Heather was born in Lismore, NSW, Australia in 1925. She married after WWII and had two children Doug and Margaret (Meg) but sadly lost her husband, Gordon Hume to a car

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Alternatives to fence at Scotts Flat Reservoir discussed

October 19, 2017 — Nevada Irrigation District customers suggested the district build a tunnel, hire security guards or install surveillance cameras, among other options, at the Scotts Flat spillway in order to address safety concerns. Despite the variety in solutions suggested Wednesday night during a special workshop to brainstorm

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Obituary of Barbara E. Shively

October 19, 2017 — Barbara E. Shively passed away unexpectedly at home on October 13, 2017. She was 76. Barbara was born in Red Deer, Alberta Canada on June 14, 1941. She was adopted August 18, 1941 by Henry and Ella Schmierer. Barbara was their only child. They lived

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Obituary of Michael Mozzetti

October 19, 2017 — Michael Mozzetti went to the Rainbow Bridge on October 12, 2017, to join all the dogs who went before him. He used to read them dog stories. The second of three children, Michael was born March 9, 1954 to Donald Mozzetti and Anita (Mozzetti) Flanigan

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Obituary of Ronald W. McMahon

October 19, 2017 — Ronald W. McMahon of Grass Valley passed away October 13, 2017 at home. He was 87. He was born in Clinton, Iowa June 6, 1930. His parents moved to Sacramento, California when he was six weeks old. He enlisted in the US Air Force from

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Obituary of Donald Michael Lovas

October 19, 2017 — Donald Michael Lovas passed away on August 30, 2017. He was 85. He was born in Youngstown Ohio on February 7, 1932 to Elizabeth and Louis Lovas They moved to Philadelphia, PA. when he was 5 and that is where he grew up. At 18

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Obituary of John Fellman

October 19, 2017 — John Fellman passed away peacefully in his home, as he wished, with his family nearby, on September 29, 2017, after a six-month battle with mesothelioma. He was 70. He was born Victor John Fellman at St Joseph's Hospital in San Francisco on October 28, 1946,

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