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Denis Peirce: Boon-doggin’ the Feather

September 12, 2019

All of the elements for a good fall salmon run are in place. The summer ocean season has produced good numbers of fish. The Feather River is flowing at 8,000 cfs compared to a more...



Mary West: Hiking the Tahoe East Shore Trail

September 12, 2019

The Tahoe East Shore Trail, also called the Impossible Trail, is a three-mile stretch of paved walkway offering world class views of the international destination that is Lake Tahoe. Many community organizations and individuals who...





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...





Dr. Jeff Kane: Too much health care?

September 9, 2019

Yes, we use too much health care. No matter what shape its financial reform eventually takes, we’ll only be halfway home. Costs may initially decrease but will soon rise again, since we ask the system...


John Seivert: Is stress good for you?

September 9, 2019

Stress is a regular part of everyone’s life. It can be stress from work, family, financial, health, or any number of things, but we worry about many things daily. Stress has been singled out as...


Better habits today,better health in the future

September 9, 2019

Since the 1970s, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity in our country has more than tripled (according to the Centers for Disease Control). In fact, the most recent data shows that nearly...


Ann Wright: It’s time for tomatoes

September 6, 2019

Hurry! There may still be time to attend the Nevada County Master Gardener’s very popular annual “Bite Me” Tomato Tasting and Open House today from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden at...


Melinda Myers: Get the most out of your tomato harvest

September 6, 2019

Nothing beats the flavor of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes and when they’re left on the plant five to eight days after the fruit are fully colored, the flavor only gets better. Check plants regularly and keep harvesting,...




Norris Burkes: The high calling of hospice work

September 5, 2019

Last year, I came out of early retirement — perhaps better characterized as “premature retirement” — to accept part-time work as a hospice chaplain. In my new role, I often hear three common reactions when...