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Classrooms to campaigns: Four vie for two seats on Nevada Joint Union High School District board

October 19, 2018 — Four candidates are running for two available seats on the Nevada Joint Union High School District board, two for the expansive Area 1 seat and two for South County's Area 5 spot. Within the district, Area 1 is the largest, stretching from Nevada City west,

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Lorraine’s Lowdown: Happy HallowThanksMas

October 19, 2018 — This is a challenge to our hundreds of service organizations and nonprofits. Do you have a special member or volunteer who deserves recognition? Has your group reached a milestone or made an exceptional contribution to our community? Send me an email and let me share

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Nevada County Captures: Visiting the pumpkin patch; Fall colors

October 19, 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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YOUTH BASKETBALL: Grass Valley Charter wins 7th grade championship

October 19, 2018 — With a hard-fought win in the title game, Grass Valley Charter's seventh grade girls basketball team took home the Nevada County Athletic League Small School Championship. Competing at Nevada Union's Albert Ali Gymnasium, the Grass Valley Charter Coyotes used incredible grit, determination and dedication to

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Three new cannabis businesses get go-ahead from Nevada City Planning Commission

October 19, 2018 — Three new cannabis businesses cleared the first hurdle of the permit process Thursday with approvals from the Nevada City Planning Commission. Two of those — Powerhouse Distribution and ZYFA Inc. — join the businesses already working to open on a "cannabis campus" in the 100

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Fighting back: Parkinson’s patients find strength in boxing

October 19, 2018 — Steve Weber has five friends who are battling Parkinson's disease. Five separate people in his life are fighting the ultimate battle against the neurological disorder that commonly shows itself through symptoms like tremors, speech changes, loss of automatic movements and slowed movement. Instead of sitting

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Former Grass Valley Mayors endorse Shannan Moon for Nevada County Sheriff

October 19, 2018 — Shannan Moon's campaign for Nevada County Sheriff announced the endorsements of two community leaders, according to a release. Current Grass Valley city councilmember and former Mayor Jason Fouyer endorsed Moon, saying "As her years of dedicated service show, Shannan is clearly the most qualified candidate.

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Nevada Union, Bear River, Forest Lake Christian learn postseason paths

October 19, 2018 — After a long and arduous regular season, it's time for the top high school teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section to battle it out for volleyball supremacy. The section released its 2018 playoff brackets Friday and Nevada Union, Bear River and Forest Lake Christian are all

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Moule Paint and Glass’ Player of the Week: Hannah Prosser

October 19, 2018 — Bear River's Hannah Prosser shined at the Pioneer Valley League season finale golf tournament, shooting a 2-under-par 70 at Diamond Oaks Golf Course to earn medalist honors and help the Lady Bruins clinch the league title as a team.

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Defendant sentenced in armed robbery of Penn Valley yogurt shop

October 19, 2018 — The driver of the getaway car in the robbery of a Penn Valley yogurt store was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Latoshia Noreen Wroten, 32, of Linda, had taken a plea agreement in return for a stipulated two-year prison sentence. Wroten and her

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New trial set in Penn Valley pot caretaker murder case

October 19, 2018 — A new trial date of Nov. 14 has been set for Finley Fultz, whose first prosecution in the murder of Isaac Zafft ended in a mistrial after Nevada County Superior Court Judge Tom Anderson reportedly determined prosecutors failed to turn over evidence. Authorities allege that

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Friday Night Football: Nevada Union vs. Lincoln; Bear River at Colfax

October 19, 2018 — With just two games left in the regular season and the postseason in sight, both the Bear River Bruins and Nevada Union Miners face off with league foes in critical games. The Bruins are on the hunt for their first Pioneer Valley League championship since

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Campaign kick-off month deemed for United Way of Nevada County

October 19, 2018 — The Nevada County Board of Supervisors proclaimed October 2018 "United Way of Nevada County Campaign Kick-off" month. Megan Timpany, Executive Director (center) accepted the proclamation from the Board of Supervisors.

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Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller reports theft of trees

October 19, 2018 — Grass Valley Police Department Thursday 8:58 a.m. — A caller near the corner of Townsend Street and Neal Street reported a man harassing employees and customers. 9:27 a.m. — A caller from the 1900 block of Nevada City Highway reported a transient causing issues at

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Nevada County, Dept. of Agriculture partner for nonprofit, housing workshop

October 19, 2018 — The County of Nevada and U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development are teaming up to host a financial resources workshop geared toward the nonprofit and housing communities, according to a release. The meeting is set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. on October 30 at the

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Narcotics detectives arrest Alta Sierra couple in connection with honey oil lab

October 19, 2018 — An Alta Sierra couple who recently applied for a medical cannabis business permit in Nevada City were arrested Thursday morning on drug manufacturing charges. Detectives from the Nevada County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force, in conjunction with the El Dorado County Narcotics Task Force, executed

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Obituary of Joseph Richard Peters, Jr.

October 19, 2018 — Joseph Richard Peters, Jr. died March 13, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Sacramento. He was 78. A celebration of his life will commence at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, at Elks Lodge #518, CA Highway 49 north, Nevada City. Joe was born on February

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Nevada Irrigation District works to showcase its watershed stewardship projects

October 19, 2018 — About 100 people gathered Wednesday evening to learn about efforts to restore and protect area watersheds during Nevada Irrigation District's first watershed open house, according to a release. "It's all about the watershed," said NID's Environmental Resources Administrator Neysa King. "A watershed is the area

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PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins face rival Colfax with PVL title at stake

October 18, 2018 — The Bruins are on the hunt for their first Pioneer Valley League championship since 2005. The path to their goal leads right through rival Colfax's backyard. Bear River (8-0, 3-0) and Colfax (8-0, 3-0) have impressed on the gridiron this season, crushing all combatants along

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PREP FOOTBALL: Miners in need of a win as season nears end

October 18, 2018 — With just two games left in the regular season and the postseason in sight, but a spot not yet earned, the Miners are treating every week like it's the playoffs. "We're treating practice all week long like it's a playoff game," said Nevada Union head

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