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Sheriff seeks money for off-road patrols

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is applying for a state Off-Highway Vehicle grant of $64,000 to help patrol various areas of the county where the sport is popular from July through June next year.

If awarded, the office would use the grant to patrol Greenhorn Creek, Steephollow Creek, Chalk Bluff, Deadman’s Flat, Jackass Flat, the town of Washington and the Bowman Lake areas in western Nevada County.

Patrols conducted along the Highway 20 and Interstate 80 corridor would include Bear Valley, Indian Springs and Rattlesnake Mountain. Patrols in eastern Nevada County will occur at Meadow Lake, Boca Reservoir, Prosser Hills, Prosser Pits, and Little Truckee summit area.



The grant application may be viewed online, and public comments posted at http://ohv.parks.ca.gov.

Questions and comments from the public may be directed to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 265-1471, or by mail to Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Attn. Sgt. Daniel Saunders, 950 Maidu Ave., Nevada City, CA 95959.




– The Union Staff


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