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Donna Cobb: Dr. Christensen helping those in need

April 19, 2019

United Way of Nevada County will be hosting a free two-day health care clinic on Jan. 11-12 in 2020, along with California CareForce. The clinic planning committee would like to thank Dr. Layne Christensen, OD...


Our View: Let’s talk about sex

April 19, 2019

For a topic typically kept in the bedroom, sex always finds a way into all aspects of our lives. It’s on your television, in your advertising, even in your newspaper. And, thanks to the government,...


Niko Johnson: Thank you, Weiss Landscaping

April 19, 2019

Thank you Adam, Brian, Bobby, George and the rest of the crew at Weiss Landscaping. My husband is in the military and he received year-long orders to go to Afghanistan. In preparation, we asked if...



Trish Tanner: Honoring, supporting victims of crime

April 19, 2019

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is celebrated annually in April to highlight crime victims’ rights and stories of strength. This article has been written to honor all crime victims, locally and nationally, and provide more...



Norris Burkes: Is Easter real?

April 19, 2019

While Easter Sunday is the day we celebrate Jesus’ biggest miracle — the resurrection — I have friends who jokingly suggest I attempt one of his lesser miracles. For instance, a dinner guest might humorously...


Don Rogers: Here’s your male energy

April 18, 2019

I feel for my footing, squeeze the trigger all the way, let it go just as a stove-length limb drops. Daylight is going soft and golden as the saw whines and idles. Then I shut...


Diana Garbin: Talented young students take stage

April 18, 2019

I would like to commend the drama/dance students and teachers at Nevada Union High School for outstanding performances. I was honored to witness “The School of Rock” and the “Student Choreography Showcase.” Recently, I also...


Margaret Munson: Connect the dots

April 18, 2019

Whose “reputational interests” are Attorney General Barr protecting, Putin? Anyone who can hold a pencil can connect the dots. Barr is using swamp tactics to cover Trump’s transgressions. The elastic conscience of congressional Republicans will...


Jeff Brader: Protesting NID water rate increase

April 18, 2019

NID is trying to get around the intent of Proposition 218 “Right to Vote on Taxes Act” by not holding a vote on their water rate increase and allowing protest letters only. Don’t let NID...


Richard Kauffman: It happened on Good Friday

April 18, 2019

It was Palm Sunday April the 9, 1865 and there was an uneasy calm outside, as the leaders of two previously opposing armies climbed the staircase of the courthouse in Appomattox, Virginia. Lee’s Army of...





Jacque White: Compassion in action

April 16, 2019

I would like to say thank you to Interim Caregivers for the kindness, support and incredible care they provided for my husband during the last days of his illness. They were always there for us...


Joan Pancharian: Election corruption alive and well

April 16, 2019

Our state senate election had the following results as announced in the online version of The Union. As of March 27, they were as follows: Dahle (R): 44,764 votes or 28.7 %; Kiley (R): 44,519...