Almost 30 years in education as a teacher, county-regional-state program director, and a school principal, combined with my media background and technology skills, have prepared me for the responsibility of reporting the news at KNCO.
Lot's of fire engines, but fortunately no major incident at the Save Mart supermarket in Grass Valley.
It's not quite like David Letterman's Top 10 but the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County has identified the top five reasons residents say they CANNOT be sire safe.
The Nevada County Public Health Department continues to receive reports of Pertussis which is widespread in western Nevada County.
Nevada County Schools are still facing declining enrollment, we are down about one thousand students from the count five years ago, with about 12,500 students currently in Western Nevada County's nine k-8 and one High School District.
While the sequester has loomed as a symbol of the federal government's inability to use compromise as a functioning tool, the practical import of the steep budget cuts to various federal departments is starting to trickle down to Nevada County.
The Union file photo Family and friends of Sarah Burr, who was shot and killed in May 2011, joined with supporters of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil in downtown Grass Valley.
A number of Nevada County residents are walking for peace, and they are doing it all month long.
A Grass Valley man was killed Sunday after being thrown from his vehicle as it rolled down a steep hill off Purdon Road on his way back from the Yuba River.
Nevada County has decided to continue to furlough its employees. Eight more unpaid days off will be mandated for next fiscal year, the same amount as was enacted for this year.
An Alta Sierra resident is demanding a recall of the 9-person board of the Alta Sierra Property Owners Association, claiming members of the governing body are power hungry, while the board president said he is simply attempting to add enforcement to existing regulations and make support for the association more equitable.
This week, Nevada City's elected officials directed city staff to pursue an independent feasibility study in hopes of reviving the renovation of the Nevada County Courthouse, which the state "indefinitely delayed" in January despite its own 2009 report that deemed the 148-year-old facility "unsafe, substandard, overcrowded and functionally ... (more)
Photo for The Union by John Hart Calfire opened the Grass Valley's Air Attack Base last Friday at Nevada County Air Port.