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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners shutout Fairfield for 3rd win in a row (PHOTO GALLERY/VIDEO)

September 22, 2018 — In Nevada Union's bouts with Napa and River City, it was the offense that powered the Miners to victory. On a brisk Friday night in Fairfield, it was the defense's time to shine. The Miners put forth a dominant effort on the defensive side of

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REC SOFTBALL: Snipers take down 2018 Championship

September 22, 2018 — With strong defense and timely hitting, the Snipers swept through the Ken Harper's Masters (40-and-over) Softball Tournament to claim the 2018 championship. The Snipers came into the tourney as the No. 2 seed and went 3-0, including a 9-4 victory over the top-seeded Mavericks in

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Garrett Gough

September 22, 2018 — Nevada Union distance runner Garrett Gough dominated at the Nevada Union Cross Country Invitational, winning the boys varsity race and setting a course record with a time of 15 minutes, 30 seconds. Gough's time on the 3-mile course was 14 seconds faster than the previous

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GET INTO GOLF: Getting a grip on the PGA Tour playoff format

September 22, 2018 — After last week's break, the PGA Tour playoffs and the FedEx Cup are back in action at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Georgia. If you recall, following the Tour's final regular point event a month ago, the top 125 players qualified for the

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PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union tennis tops Oakmont; Bear River golf remains unbeaten in league play

September 22, 2018 — The Lady Miners tennis team improved to 2-0 in Foothill Valley League play after a dominating home victory over Oakmont, 8-1, Thursday. Nevada Union swept the individual matches, winning all six one-on-one bouts, in straight sets. Leading the way for the Lady Miners was Eliza

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Paw and Order fundraiser in Grass Valley supports Rüdiger Foundation

September 21, 2018 — The theme of Friday night's Rüdiger Foundation Paw and Order fundraiser was "The Year of the Dog," but organizers could have made that plural. Nevada County law enforcement now boasts two K9 cops, both embedded with the Grass Valley Police Department and financially supported by

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Moving on: Chris Roberts excited to start new role as Bear River principal

September 21, 2018 — Education runs in Chris Roberts' blood. His father was an educator for 40 years, his sisters hold administrative and teaching positions, and Roberts had no doubt while growing up in Loomis that he would seek a career in education as well. Earlier this week, Roberts

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Candidates for Nevada Irrigation District talk water issues at forum

September 21, 2018 — Three of the seats for Nevada Irrigation District's board of directors are opening up in this election cycle. And whoever is elected to those three positions could well change the direction of the board and seal the fate of the controversial Centennial Dam. One seat,

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Pets of the week: Freckles and Spanky

September 21, 2018 — Freckles and Spanky are a pair of friendly and sweet cats that have been fixed and are ready for a good home. Freckles is a female torti, and Spanky a male tuxedo. They are a pair and would like to be adopted together, but not

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Ann Wright: Master Gardener’s fall plant sale kicks off Saturday

September 21, 2018 — With the change in temperatures and fall-like weather, this is a very nice time to be outside gardening. Now is the ideal time to plant natives, other ornamental perennials and cool season vegetables. Fall days are generally cooler, shorter and kinder to natives and other

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Melinda Myers: Discover the beauty of double tulips

September 21, 2018 — Celebrate the National Garden Bureau's "Year of the Tulip" in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you'll love their impressive blooms in your

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Nevada City artist earns award for 37th annual KVIE Art Auction

September 21, 2018 — SACRAMENTO — Celebrating KVIE Public Television's 37 years of creating an accessible venue to bring art into the homes of Northern Californians, the 37th annual KVIE Art Auction will showcase more than 260 works of art by emerging, well-known and world-renowned Northern California artists, according

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Friday Night Football: Nevada Union at Fairfield (LIVE COVERAGE)

September 21, 2018 — Prep Football moves into week 6 tonight with the Nevada Union Miners on the road against Fairfield. The Miners are now 2-2 overall with one more non-league game left before Foothill Valley League play kicks off. The Bear River Bruins (5-0) have a bye this week

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Kate Laferriere: Interfaith Food Ministry appreciates the summer support

September 21, 2018 — During the summer, donations of food and funds are traditionally at their lowest. However, Interfaith Food Ministry knows they can depend upon Grocery Outlet. For the third year in a row, during the month of July, generous shoppers, inspired by enthusiastic cashiers and the passion

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Club News, Sept. 22, 2018

September 21, 2018 — The Union publishes Club News each Saturday. To share the latest from your western Nevada County club or organization, email readers@theunion.com. Unfortunately only a small fraction of club submissions are published in the print version of The Union due to space constraints. To see the

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Nevada County Captures: More sunsets; Reno Air Races

September 21, 2018 — SUBMIT A PHOTO Have you captured the faces, places and events of our lovely community as well? Then submit your own photos to The Union's "Nevada County Captures" page to be published in our print edition. Send submissions to photos@theunion.com, or post photos on social

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Becky Goodwin: Help wanted: therapist for the nation

September 21, 2018 — Sometimes I think this entire nation needs therapy! We wound each other daily with both passive and aggressive attacks, from snarky comments behind other's backs to screaming road rage. We are in a nightmare of family feuds, political divisions, theological conflicts, economic disparities and environmental

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Marshall Leve: No Party Preference is liberating

September 21, 2018 — After 62 years as a registered Republican, I needed a change – where to go? No Party Preference allowed me to consider all party positions and all candidate options. I now recommend NPP. I reviewed the First Congressional District incumbent's recent actions. I was not

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Thomas Elias: Credibility of recalls makes life tougher for pols (as it should)

September 21, 2018 — Something has changed in California politics as the political class gets serious about this fall's statewide election: Despite what has lately amounted to single-party rule in America's most populous state, there's a new insecurity in the air. That's because of two successful recall moves against

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Jim Mullen: Best read by 2018

September 21, 2018 — I recently discovered a box of chicken tenders in my freezer, hidden underneath a container of very fuzzy cherry chocolate-chunk ice cream. I made a salad and put a few pieces of the microwaved tenders on top. As I returned the chicken to the freezer,

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