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Obituary of Douglas Roy Bigley Sr.
Obituary of Douglas Roy Bigley Sr.

May 20, 2019

Douglas Roy Bigley Sr. passed away at his ranch in Celestial Valley on April 19, 2019. He was 77. Douglas was born in Buhl Idaho to John and Rae Bigley, he was one of 3...



Nevada County officials mum about PG&E closed-door session

May 20, 2019

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors on Monday spent just under 30 minutes behind closed doors discussing two court cases linked to the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. The special called meeting, announced late last...


Unseasonably cool weather to continue in Nevada County
Unseasonably cool weather to continue in Nevada County

May 20, 2019

The unseasonably cool, rainy weather last weekend postponed a few events, notably an inter-agency fire drill and the parade that traditionally precedes the Penn Valley Rodeo. Other events, including the rodeo itself, took place anyway...




Pro-choice demonstrators rally in Grass valley
Pro-choice demonstrators rally in Grass valley

May 21, 2019

About 80 protestors packed each side of the road at the Brunswick Road and Sutton Way intersection Tuesday afternoon, joining thousands of #StopTheBans supporters nationwide who rallied for abortion rights. The demonstrators were responding to...



Nevada County judge hands down 2-year sentence in sex case
Nevada County judge hands down 2-year sentence in sex case

May 17, 2019

Wearing a collared shirt and tie, Patrick John Denboske stood silently Friday as deputies placed handcuffs on him. Denboske, 23, began serving a two-year sentence on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse. Facing a maximum...


Obituary of Wesley B. Prather
Obituary of Wesley B. Prather

May 20, 2019

Wesley B. Prather passed away at the Golden Empire Nursing and Rehab Center on Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was 97. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019...



Obituary of Forrest Alan Sanders

May 20, 2019

Forrest Alan Sanders passed away unexpectedly on May 12, 2019. He collapsed from heart failure. He died in the shade of a blue oak tree, surrounded by family, with the comfort of his wife by...


Obituary of William “Bill” Rasmussen

May 17, 2019

William “Bill” Rasmussen passed away peacefully at home on April 24, 2019 in Grass Valley. He was 70. Bill was born in Berkeley, CA on August 16, 1948, to George and Rosemarie Rasmussen. He worked...