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Tea party and CABPRO supporters join The Union’s editorial board

Tea party and CABPRO supporters join The Union’s editorial board

The Union announced a new editorial board, and Stan Meckler, the founder of the Nevada County Tea Party Patriots, is onboard, along with Norm Sauer, a CABPRO supporter. “Both Hemig and Hamilton will remain as board members, along with Davis, … Continue reading

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Incoming Nevada City Chamber President challenged on facts — becomes combative

Incoming Nevada City Chamber President challenged on facts — becomes combative

Editor’s note: I found this exchange of concern. Go to 2:48. We are members of the Nevada City Chamber, and I don’t find it constructive for the incoming Chamber president to act like this in a public meeting. I don’t … Continue reading

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A refreshing example of building political bridges, not burning them

A refreshing example of building political bridges, not burning them

Editor’s note: from the County CEO’s Friday memo: Supervisor Beason hosted Governor Jerry Brown this week at the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) August Board of Directors meeting in Sacramento. The Governor spent nearly thirty minutes speaking to the … Continue reading

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Unauthorized UAS Flights Threaten Firefighter Safety & Effectiveness of Wildfire Suppression Operations

Aug 15, 2014

Editor's Note: During the Sand Fire, at least two drones were spotted by firefighters. In one case, on July 27th around 11 am, a drone flying in the TFR zone threatened to shut down air operations at a critical juncture. BOISE, IDAHO August 15, 2014 -...

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Op-Ed: Jim Hurley | Applause is speech, too

Aug 15, 2014

NEVADA CITY, Aug. 15, 2014 - Something out of the ordinary happened at the last meeting of the Board of Supervisors that must not pass unnoticed: After speakers had gone to the mike and made their pitch for or against the proposed Outdoor Event Ordinan...

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Forest closure order lifted at Kings Beach

Aug 15, 2014

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Aug. 14, 2014 - The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit lifted a closure order this week on approximately 340 acres of National Forest System lands on the east side of Brockway Summit north of Speckled Avenue near Kin...

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49er Rotary Gears Up for Annual Duck Race in Nevada City on Sept. 14

Aug 15, 2014
49er Rotary Gears Up for Annual Duck Race in Nevada City on Sept. 14

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Dry and mild weather into early next week

Aug 15, 2014
Dry and mild weather into early next week

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Grass Valley, Nevada City and NCCFD move closer to sharing administrative services and one Chief

Aug 15, 2014

GARSS VALLEY, Calif. August 15, 2014 - Yesterday, the Working Committee of Grass Valley, Nevada City and Nevada County Consolidated Fire Department (NCCFD) reviewed a proposal for shared administrative services. The draft will now be forwarded to the r...

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“Back to the future” in The Union: Contractors’ PAC leader Allen rips on Council Candidate Firth without rebuttal

“Back to the future” in The Union: Contractors’ PAC leader Allen rips on Council Candidate Firth without rebuttal

“The local politics are so nasty because the stakes are so small.” — A former colleague of mine at The Union We can’t seem to shake the discussion of the “good old boys” network in our community this week. The … Continue reading

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