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Campaign/community event tonight in Nevada City

February 13, 2020

The public is invited to a campaign/community event tonight at the Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St., Nevada City. Doug Fleming, a candidate for Nevada City Council, called the 5 to 7 p.m. event an opportunity...


Tonight’s Nevada City Council forum postponed

January 16, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County has postponed tonight’s Nevada City Council forum, citing weather concerns. The forum has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Eric Rood Administrative...


Candidates talk issues in state Assembly District 1 forum

January 10, 2020

State Assembly District 1 candidates met at the Eric Rood Administrative Center Thursday night to answer questions from the community at a candidates forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County....


Doug Fleming announces run for Nevada City Council

January 10, 2020

Doug Fleming is honored to announce his candidacy for the Nevada City Council in the March 3 election. Fleming and his wife Marley moved to Nevada City seven years ago and have a son who...





Election results for state Assembly District 1 race

August 27, 2019

UPDATE at 8:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt and Republican Megan Dahle are headed to a November runoff for the state Assembly District 1 seat. With 100% of precincts reporting, Betancourt has 27,786...


Higgins Fire District to again seek tax increase

July 11, 2019

From a release: The Higgins Fire District Board of Directors has unanimously voted to proceed with drafting a Ballot Measure for the 2020 Primary Election to be held March 3rd, 2020. The Higgins Fire District...





Our View: A political game gone wrong

April 5, 2019

Some folks are playing checkers with the District 1 state Senate race while others are playing chess. Case in point: Almost 11,000 people voted for Democrat Steve Baird — a candidate who weeks before the...







Cal Fire firefighters endorse Dahle for California Senate

March 5, 2019

The Brian Dahle for Senate campaign announced receiving the endorsement of Cal Fire Local 2881. With a membership of more than 6,500 statewide full-time and with approximately 2,500 part-time members, Cal Fire is the largest...


A number of endorsements come Dahle’s way

January 11, 2019

Brian Dahle received the endorsement of Nevada County Supervisors Ed Schofield, Dan Miller and Sue Hoek, according to a release. Also endorsing Dahle are former Supervisors Hank Weston and Robin Sutherland, along with retired Nevada...