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New day spa opens in Grass Valley

January 19, 2020

Jene Morrison grew up in Grass Valley, but spent most of her professional career in Montana as a clinical aesthetician. After moving back to her hometown three years ago, Morrison saw “Ladybird Drive” off Highway...




Dovetail Design finds new home on Mill Street

January 15, 2020

Lori Patterson has adapted to the changing economy. She’s also been a fixture in the Grass Valley business community. In the early 1990s, the former artist turned to functional art when the economy hit a...



Nevada County asks insurer to reconsider coverage to local business

January 14, 2020

Nevada County agencies are sending a message to California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara regarding the availability and affordability of commercial insurance policies, and lobbied an insurance company to reconsider its non-renewal notice to a local...


Three Lilies Photography relocates to West Main Street

January 13, 2020

The business title stems from an array of influences. Growing up, Lisa Jarvis’ grandmother always called her Lily. Later, she had three children — in addition to three dogs and three cats. Now, the owner...



Machen MacDonald: Get over the overwhelm

January 12, 2020

Overwhelm by definition means ‘strong or a very great amount.’ Too many choices, things to do, decisions to make, and questions to answer are all contributors to a sense of overwhelm. The thought of not...



Burger & Cream opens Grass Valley location

January 12, 2020

About a month ago, Pine Street Burgers sold its Taylorville location to Burger & Cream, a restaurant originally located in Auburn. On Jan. 3, Burger & Cream officially opened a second restaurant in Grass Valley....


New partnership may spur local manufacturer development

January 9, 2020

Manufacturing doesn’t always get much attention in Nevada County, but the Nevada County Economic Resource Council wants to change that. Last month Gil Mathew, director of Community Outreach for the Nevada County Resource Council, established...





Machen MacDonald: Goals must be fun to be achieved

December 29, 2019

The end of a year, not to mention a decade can bring about much introspection, and projection. There will be as many different blends of those two inquiries as there are people. What can be...


The Good Wolf Brewing Company opens in Truckee

December 27, 2019

TRUCKEE — The first beers flowed from the taps at The Good Wolf Brewing Company last month, but owners Matt and Heidi Petyo had already long since found a place in the Truckee community. The...


Nevada County wants economic development input

December 24, 2019

Nevada County is seeking community input for its economic development strategy. The county released a survey where people can sound off about economic development at: www.mynevadacounty.com/FormCenter. Visitors to that website should click on the link...


Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop celebrates 50 years

December 22, 2019

Duane Strawser attributes much of cycling’s popularity in western Nevada County to the nearby trails in Downieville. That, along with the annual Nevada City Classic race, helped establish a cycling savvy community — made clear...