Nevada County

rescue

Rescued Hiker In Nevada County Warns Of Dangers Of Overconfidence

California Highway Patrol video shows Anthony Rissone, 26, being hoisted to safety near the Emerald Pools area, not far from Emigrant Gap.

07/27/2015

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Fire Officials Warn Shifting Winds Could Create New Dangers In Lowell Fire

Fire crews took to the skies as soon as there was enough light to fly on Monday. They were worried what the afternoon weather changes could bring.

07/27/2015

Photo of the fire taken by Geoff Best.

Firefighter Injured Battling Nevada County Fire Remains In Hospital

Four firefighters who were battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering from burns they suffered over the weekend.

07/27/2015

fire

U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Seriously Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

Four firefighters battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering after being burned Sunday.

07/26/2015

The crew had to use night vision goggles and their infrared camera to find the injured hiker. (Credit: CHP - Valley Division)

VIDEO: CHP Helicopter Rescues Injured Hiker In Nevada County

An injured hiker had to be rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter from the Emerald Pools area.

07/26/2015

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Cal Fire: 4 Firefighters Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

Fire authorities say a wildfire at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada has burned a little over 2 square miles of drought-stricken timber and not 6 square miles as it was reported.

07/26/2015

firefight

Lowell Fire Prompts Evacuations In Nevada County

As thick white smoke billows over Nevada County, an intense firefight continues in this steep terrain.

07/25/2015

perfect storm

Report: Homeless Campers Could Create Devastating Nevada County Wildfire

A new report out of Nevada County paints a grim picture for the fire season, warning that homeless campers could create the perfect storm for a catastrophic wildfire.

06/22/2015

fire fees

Nevada County Supervisor Says Cal Fire Isn’t Doing Enough With Fire Fee

He says Cal Fire could do much more to help prevent a devastating blaze. He says for four years, the state has forced many property owners throughout California to pay $117 per year for a state fire prevention fee.

05/22/2015

insurance

Fire Insurance Hard To Come By For Nevada County Homeowners In California Drought

Many large insurance companies have stopped taking on new policies in some counties including Nevada County and other foothill areas, because of the number of homes in high fire-risk areas.

05/18/2015

alzheimers

Running Team Helps Grass Valley Man Stay On Track As He Battles Alzheimer’s

He was so good in college almost 50 years ago that he was eventually inducted into the hall of fame at Chico State for track and field. Since then, he’s had a long and decorated running career.

04/17/2015

wedding business

Nevada County Wedding Industry Says It’s Taking Big Hit After Ordinance Limits Events

The Nevada County wedding industry knew it would take a hit when the board voted to limit the number of outdoor events, but they never expected it to happen this fast.

04/08/2015

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