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Census concerns could cost Nevada County

February 19, 2020

Whether people want more funding for their highway pet projects, better and more affordable housing options, increased school budgets, better health care choices, or to get any idea or project financed, almost all federal funding...



Bill Drown named Rotary’s Citizen of the Year

February 20, 2020

“I’m a little breathless, for sure — and honored,” joked Bill Drown Wednesday night as he accepted the Citizen of the Year award from Western Nevada County’s five Rotary Clubs. Drown has donated to and...


Sierra Business Council chooses broadband grant awardees

February 20, 2020

Two of the three applicants for the $225,000 Last Mile Broadband Grant, established to bring more high-speed internet options to Nevada County residents, were recommended to receive funding from the county by the Sierra Business...



Nevada County sets 2 meetings about Edwards Crossing bridge

February 18, 2020

Edwards Crossing bridge carries traffic on North Bloomfield Road over the South Yuba River. Originally constructed in 1904 and last rehabilitated in 1989, the bridge is one lane and load restricted, affecting emergency response and...



Nancy Pelosi and husband involved in some fishy business

February 11, 2009

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s home district includes San Francisco. Star-Kist Tuna’s headquarters is in San Francisco. Star-Kist is owned by Del Monte Foods and is a major contributor to Pelosi. Star-Kist is the...




Lorraine’s Lowdown: Dancing the night away

February 21, 2020

Comedienne Paula Poundstone delighted a packed Baggett Theater when she performed here at the invitation of The Center For the Arts. Paula got into a back-and-forth with Mayor Lisa Swarthout and Lisa’s husband Chris, both...





PG&E warns against bill payment scam

February 17, 2020

It seemed completely legitimate. Grass Valley resident Valerie Anderson knew she was behind on her PG&E bill, so she believed the message she received warning that her service was about to be disconnected. “These guys...