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PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins sail past Vikings

August 18, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The foothills towered over the mountaintops Friday night as the Bear River football team served up a hefty dose of championship-caliber grit and execution on its way to a 50-3 rout of South Lake Tahoe in its season opener. "Our offensive

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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners shutout by Yuba City

August 18, 2018 — YUBA CITY — It wasn't the start to the season the Miners were hoping for. Nevada Union's offense never got going and its defense wore down as the game wore on, resulting in a 39-0 loss to the Yuba City Honkers in the season opener

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GET INTO GOLF: The game of golf often requires comedic relief

August 17, 2018 — With the game of golf comes an abundance of humor and philosophy. Many have called golf a "microcosm of life." In life, you cannot take yourself too seriously and the game appears to offer a stern reproach for those who think more highly of themselves

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IN THE WAKE OF THE WEEK: Rossi preps for stretch run; Puig earns suspension

August 17, 2018 — BIG DAY AT POCONO: There is a lot on the line Sunday at the IndyCar race at Pocono. For local man Alexander Rossi, it is one piece of the puzzle that will play out over the next month. Currently in second place in the overall

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Deputy Jason Mackey returns to witness stand in marijuana case

August 17, 2018 — Deputy Jason Mackey testified Friday that he saw marijuana during a 2015 surveillance flight and took pictures of it — a clarification that prosecutors hope will lead a judge to reconsider his decision that the deputy lied on a search warrant. Mackey, whose honesty became

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Day on the Green: Nevada Union wraps up first week of school (PHOTO GALLERY)

August 17, 2018 — Nevada Union High School held a Day on the Green to commemorate the end of the first week of school Friday afternoon.

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Nevada County Captures: Kayakers; saying goodbye to the fair

August 17, 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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Pet of the week: Gunner

August 17, 2018 — Gunner is a 10-month-old cattle dog staffy mix that is good with kids and other dogs. He is neutered and up to date with shots. No kitties please. To adopt Gunner, contact Sammie's Friends Animal Shelter at 14647 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, 530-471-5041 or

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NID roundtable at Nevada County fairgrounds will highlight community-owned power

August 17, 2018 — Nevada County residents will be able to explore the possibility of controlling their power supply during a roundtable on Community Choice Aggregation next Saturday. The discussion, hosted by the Nevada Irrigation District, will highlight how Community Choice Aggregation programs are administered by local governments to

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Finding yourself: Nevada County’s Youth Collaborative hopes to ease the transition from teen to adult

August 17, 2018 — Nevada County's Youth Collaborative — a group of local nonprofits who identify and work with programs and services aimed at supporting at-risk children and youth — recognizes that making the transition from teenager to adult can be one of the most arduous times in a

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Nevada City man found sleeping outside, arrested twice in 2 days

August 17, 2018 — A Nevada City man arrested twice in two days after police found him sleeping outside is free on bond, authorities state. Officers arrested Bradford Dean Hill, 43, Wednesday and Thursday at two different spots, finding him asleep both times surrounded by bottles of alcohol, Grass

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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Nevada Union at Yuba City; Bear River at South Tahoe (LIVE FEED)

August 17, 2018 — The Bear River Bruins are back and hungry for another Sac-Joaquin Section title. The Nevada Union Miners have a revitalized energy and look to return to their winning ways. Both of the local high school football teams kick off their 2018 seasons tonight, and both

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Feedback

August 17, 2018 — The following comments were posted at TheUnion.com or The Union's Facebook page: On "Grass Valley mourns death of Foothill Flowers founder Marie Johnson": Kathy Lamson Liebenberg Greenwood — She was an important part of Grass Valley. Kind, generous, loving. She will long be remembered with

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Former Grass Valley murder suspect arrested on unrelated charge

August 17, 2018 — A Grass Valley woman who spent three months in jail on a murder charge before her release was arrested this week on disorderly conduct accusations, reports state. Officers on Thursday afternoon arrested Schennal Christina Gomez, 40, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She's since been released,

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Obituary of Leon W. Wilkes

August 17, 2018 — Leon W. Wilkes passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018. Mr Wilkes was born in Dalhart, TX, February 3, 1925. He served in the U. S. Marines during World War II and was honored with medals for bravery and injury during battle. After 15 years

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Club News, August 18, 2018

August 17, 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 Police Blotter: Drunk woman reported yelling at vehicles

August 17, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 8:31 a.m. — A caller near the intersection of Highway 20 and the Brighton underpass reported a woman sitting close to the fog line. 8:59 a.m. — A caller from the 300 block of South School Street reported a nearby

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Fun times at Family Appreciation Day in Grass Valley

August 17, 2018 — Scores of families turned out for the 4th annual Family Appreciation Day, which took place outside at Sierra Nevada Children's Services in Grass Valley. The free event included a magic show, clown entertainment, airbrush face painting, balloon creations, live music, lunch, sno-cones and more. A

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Cal Fire awards $414K to San Juan Ridge’s ‘Inimim Forest Project

August 17, 2018 — A collaboration between the Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office and the Yuba Watershed Institute, a local nonprofit group, was recently awarded $414,678 from Cal Fire's Climate Change Investments grant program. The funds will be used for 320 acres of fuels reduction treatments

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Westbound Interstate 80 lane closed for paving work today

August 17, 2018 — One lane of westbound Interstate 80 in the Sierra area is scheduled to be closed Friday for a maintenance paving operation. The westbound number two lane is scheduled to be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today from post miles 43.5 to 46.0. Caltrans reminds

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