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February 2018 Stories

Nevada City Loses it's Voice


Dave Iorns was a business owner, volunteer, actor, arts lover, and an announcer at numerous public events. He passed away on Jan. 24. 

Living (or surviving) with Hunter Thompson


Bob Crabb signs “Who Killed Hunter S. Thompson?” for Mike Maginot of Grass Valley on Jan. 28 The Book Seller in Grass  Valley. The store’s supply quickly sold out, but owner Kit Hattem said more books are on order. 

The day she lost her love


Carolyn Jones-Rogers recalls when a
distracted driver killed her husband

Achilles Wheel rolls out fourth album

 Achilles Wheel, one of Northern California’s hottest dance bands, will debut its fourth studio album “Sanctuary” at a CD release party at Miner’s Foundry Friday, Feb. 23. 

Vinyl on a roll - again

 Vintage record dealers say business is a rockin’ 

Emily's Catering keeps on delivering

  Local business serves many
appetites in area 

To your health: A healthy heart and more for Valentine's Day

Dr. Roger Hicks

 A column by  Dr. Roger Hicks 

Our History: The prose of John Rollin Ridge

A column by Steve Cottrell

Around Town


A column by Karen Newell Young 

Chinese New Year's festival set for Feb. 25

 Lily Emmolo as “Mulan” at a previous Chinese New Year’s event.

Western Sierra has new chief medical officer

Dr. Christina Lasich

A legacy of building better lives

Realtors association recognizes Dick Law for his community service