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Play CLUE at the Doris Foley Library in Nevada City.

September 11, 2019

Community members are invited to spend Friday the 13th at the Doris Foley Library for Historical Research and play the classic game CLUE. Join others from 4 to 6 p.m. as the group solves the...



NID’s 6th annual Kids Triathlon set for Sept. 14

September 4, 2019

The Nevada Irrigation District will sponsor its 6th Annual Kids Triathlon to be held on Sept. 14 at the district’s Orchard Springs Campground on Rollins Lake. The triathlon is open to kids aged 6-15 years,...



Tips for managing technology at home

August 28, 2019

Over the last decade, technology has continued to be transformative in our lives, particularly in education. Students have access to current information for research, digital tools to support their learning needs, and access to devices...



Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Enough with adulting? Already?

August 21, 2019

My daughter called the other day to tell me she would like to be finished with “adulting.” “It’s hard,” she exclaimed. I agreed. Life is full of difficulties. Being the adult is not easy. Sometimes,...



Me first: Parents need to fill their tank

August 14, 2019

School is back in session for many families. As any seasoned parent knows, the time between a school day’s start and end go by very quickly. Even as parents use that time to juggle work,...


NEO puts young talent in the spotlight

August 11, 2019

Having a place for young people to come together and share their talent is an incredibly important community resource. Having a stage to showcase that talent is another. NEO is doing a bit of both,...



Durham bus schedules: All aboard for 2019-2020 school year

August 7, 2019

Editor’s note: The following bus schedules are provided by Durham School Services for the 2019-2020 school year. Information includes pick-up and drop-off times for morning (AM), afternoon (PM), early release (E-OUT) and minimum day (MIN):...


Jill Haley: What are the A-G requirements for college?

August 7, 2019

It’s that time of the year again! College application time. Just when high school seniors are looking forward to seeing their friends at the Nevada County Fair, they should also be thinking about filling out...




How to help you teen start budgeting

July 31, 2019

In order to win in life, your teen is going to need a solid plan for everything — including their money. If they learn to budget today, they can avoid some common money mistakes and...