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BSM Celebration of Life Women's Triathlon selects local scholarship recipients  YubaNet

Grass Valley, CA June 5, 2019 – Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation's Barbara Schmidt Millar (BSM) Celebration of Life Women's Triathlon and 5K ...



NU Athletics Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019  The Union of Grass Valley

In order to recognize and preserve the heritage and tradition of athletic excellence at Nevada Union High School, the Nevada Union Athletic Hall of Fame was ...



Nevada Union Theatrical Society takes on 'School Of Rock, The Musical'  The Union of Grass Valley

For over twenty years, Rob Metcalfe has been teaching drama to high school students. Since 2003, he has been theatrical instructor at Nevada Union High ...



Nevada Union debate team qualifies for national tournament  The Union of Grass Valley

Get into an argument with the Nevada Union High School debate team, and you may lose. That's because two students on the team qualified for the Tournament ...



Nevada Union employee dies in kayaking incident  The Union of Grass Valley

Sean Manchester, 42, the director of special education and director of pupil services for the Nevada Joint Union High School District, died in a kayaking incident ...



Meet your merchant: Nevada Union classmates team up to run successful Penn Valley salon  The Union of Grass Valley

When Samantha Johnson and Sienna Crawford first became friends their freshman year at Nevada Union High School, they probably wouldn't have guessed ...



Sabrina Distura, accused in deaths of Nevada Union students, pleads guilty  The Union of Grass Valley

Franca Nielson wasn't sure the woman accused of killing her son and his friend would plead guilty. The mother of 17-year-old Tyler Nielson sat for three hours ...



George Boardman: High school cutbacks another consequence of our stagnant economy  The Union of Grass Valley

Schools can be what economists call “coincident indicators” of how the local economy is doing, so I was interested in the reasons given when Nevada Union ...



UPDATE: 2 Nevada Union High School students die in car wreck, authorities say  The Union of Grass Valley

UPDATE at 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 27: For more coverage on this story.



Lyman Gilmore takes on 'Beauty & The Beast'  The Union of Grass Valley

Lyman Gilmore Musical Theater Program is now in its fifth year. It has grown rapidly within this time frame and now has over 90 students involved in Musical ...



Screening of 'Angst,' a film on teen anxiety comes to Nevada County  The Union of Grass Valley

Anxiety can be debilitating, especially for teenagers. Experts say that's particularly true for today's teens. According to data from the National Survey of Children's ...



Nevada Union High School Holds Memorial Ceremony for Students Killed by Drunk Driver  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A memorial ceremony was held after a suspected drunk driver crashed into two Nevada Union High School students as they drove on March 25th while on ...



Survivor of crash that killed his high school teammates: 'This will hurt forever'  Sacramento Bee

Nevada Union High School football star Dawson Fay reflects on the crash with a suspected drunken driver that killed his two best friends on Sunday, March 25, ...



Obituary of Lesley R. Abbey  The Union of Grass Valley

Lesley R. Abbey passed away March 4, 2019 in Grass Valley. She was 31. She was born September 2, 1987 in Yreka, CA. Lesley is a graduate of Nevada.



Obituary of Raquel Marie Larimer  The Union of Grass Valley

Raquel Marie Larimer, also known as Kelly, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 in Grass Valley. She was 31.Raquel was born Aug. 31, 1985, in ...



Nevada County Fair Board names new CEO  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors announced that Patrick Eidman has been named the new chief executive officer of the Nevada County ...



Obituary of Allison Kathleen Deily  The Union of Grass Valley

Allison Kathleen Deily passed away December 14, 2018, at her home in Grass Valley. She was 28 years old.A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on.



John McCutcheon returns to Grass Valley on Jan 12 for his annual fundraiser concert benefiting KVMR  YubaNet

December 31, 2018 – McCutcheon's most recent release, “To Everyone in All the World: a Celebration of Pete Seeger” was created in honor of Pete Seeger's ...



COMMUNITY: After 12 years, Michael Bratton II Turkey Trot continues to inspire, inform and bring community together  The Union of Grass Valley

It's a time to be thankful, a time for awareness and a time to trot.For the past 12 years, rain or shine, the Michael Edward Bratton II Turkey Trot.



YOUTH BASEBALL: Sierra Nevada Elite Baseball Academy offers platform, tools to succeed on the diamond  The Union of Grass Valley

Enthusiastic young baseball players flocked to the varsity diamond at Nevada Union High School earlier this week, braving the heat, soaking up knowledge and ...



Obituary of Selma Gregg  The Union of Grass Valley

Selma Gregg passed away on March 14, following complications from several infections and pneumonia.Selma was born in a cabin in 1933 while the family was ...



Calif. football standout Dawson Fay plays for friends who died  USA TODAY High School Sports

One football standout near Sacramento, Calif., is playing this year with a heavy heart after surviving a horrific car wreck in March.



Obituary of Terry Ann “Nana” Atkins  The Union of Grass Valley

Terry Ann “Nana” Atkins died peacefully, surrounded by family, in Nevada City, CA on September 28th, 2018 at the age of 69.Terry is survived by her husband ...



Nevada County's Shannan Moon becomes California's first openly-gay sheriff  The Union of Grass Valley

Shannan Moon has made history by being elected Nevada County's first female sheriff and California's first openly-gay sheriff. Her general election opponent ...



Obituary of Alice Tinloy Yun  The Union of Grass Valley

Alice Tinloy Yun passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018 at the Golden Empire Nursing and Rehab Center where she was a resident for several years.



Nevada Union Principal Kelly Rhoden, Assistant Principal Tim Reid have interim tags removed  The Union of Grass Valley

Interim leadership at Nevada Union High School just became more permanent.Principal Kelly Rhoden and Assistant Principal Tim Reid both had their interim ...



District Investigating Apparent Fight Club at Nevada Union HS After Videos Surface on Social Media  FOX40

GRASS VALLEY --. If the first rule of fight club is not talking about fight club, posting about it on social media has to be near the top of that list as well. At least ...



Obituary of Leesa Kaye Youngman  The Union of Grass Valley

It is with great sadness that the family of Leesa Kaye Youngman, announce she went to be with her heavenly father on November 12, 2018 in Grass Valley.



FIRST CLASS: LeDuc, Miller, Rush and Warren left their mark on Nevada Union and beyond  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series profiling the first class of inductees to the Nevada Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Featured today are.



Obituary of Charles Thomas Ramey  The Union of Grass Valley

Charles Thomas Ramey went home to be with the Lord Jesus on January 15, 2019, due to complications of the flu. He was 63. Charles was born in 1955.



Grass Valley attorney, civic leader Ray Shine dies  The Union of Grass Valley

Ray Shine, civic leader and prominent attorney, has died.Shine was 69. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Amy, and two daughters, 19-year-old Molly and ...



Obituary of Joseph Richard Peters, Jr.  The Union of Grass Valley

Joseph Richard Peters, Jr. died October 13, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Sacramento. He was 78.A celebration of his life will commence at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, ...



Longtime contributor Mike Bratton to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the eighth installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union ...



Obituary of Richard Hawkins  The Union of Grass Valley

Richard Hawkins died September 9, 2018, following surgery at Stanford Hospital. Richard was born in Nevada City on July 23, 1949 to Robert and June ...



Three candidates in running for two Grass Valley city council seats  The Union of Grass Valley

The race is on.Bob Branstrom, a retired research analyst, was the first candidate to officially announce Monday that he is in the running for a seat on the Grass.



Registration open for 3-on-3 hoops tourney at NU  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union basketball will be hosting a 3-on-3 tournament April 14.The tourney will feature five divisions, including Division A (3-4 grade), Division B (5-6 ...



Obituary of Carol Lee (Cicogni) Poitz  The Union of Grass Valley

Carol Lee (Cicogni) Poitz passed away on November 4, 2018. She was 79. Carol was born in Nevada City on February 13, 1939 to Lorenzo 'Chick' Cicogni and ...



Obituary of Elaine Helen (Shannon) Teghtmeyer  The Union of Grass Valley

Elaine Helen (Shannon) Teghtmeyer of Nevada City, CA, passed away peacefully on, January 6, 2019. She was 82.Elaine was born in Cincinnati, OH on ...



Obituary of Richard Allan Young  The Union of Grass Valley

As a child and young man, Richard, lived in the California towns of Santa Rosa, Novato, Petaluma, Penngrove, and finally Grass Valley. A 1969 Graduate of ...



Colfax, Hilmar win Section Championships  ABC10.com KXTV

If viewing on the ABC10 app, click HERE for multimedia. Eleven miles separate both Bear River and Colfax high schools, but the rival football teams both had to ...



Disabled veteran Bill Dobbins had an extra wheelchair, which is how 'Bill's Wheels' was conceived  The Union of Grass Valley

When Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Dobbins found himself confined to an electric scooter whenever he was outside of his home, he began to see ...



Meet your merchant: The Mermaid on Mill Street has been around since 1991  The Union of Grass Valley

Kathy Payne still remembers how angry her mother was. At the age of 7 in 1957, little Kathy loved playing with her Pollyanna doll's hair. But after awhile ...



49er Fire memories: Where were you 30 years ago today?  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: The Union asked area residents to share their memories, including how they first heard word of the 49er Fire that burned through western Nevada ...



Obituary of Dale Astesana  The Union of Grass Valley

Dale Astesana died at home in Penn Valley, CA on July 19, 2018. He was 57.A *service* will be held at 11:30 a.m. with a Rosary followed by Mass.



Forever 'The Flower Lady': Grass Valley mourns death of Foothill Flowers founder Marie Johnson  The Union of Grass Valley

Marie Johnson, the owner of Foothill Flowers for more than 50 years and best known as “The Flower Lady,” has died.Marie, 87, passed away Saturday morning ...



Nevada County native who died in fatal wreck, remembered as a strong woman unafraid of life  The Union of Grass Valley

Jasmine Turpen lived life her way: Loud.Her hair changed periodically — red to blue to orange. Friends say the 22-year-old Nevada County native inspired them ...



A legend steps down from Nevada Union football  Napa Valley Register

Years ago, following a loss to Vintage High School in a nonleague game at Hooper Stadium on a Friday night in Grass Valley, Miners coach Dave Humphers ...



Obituary of Daniel “Danny” Neal Tanner  The Union of Grass Valley

Daniel “Danny” Neal Tanner died on August 18, 2018 at home in Nevada City. He was 74. He was born on May 26, 1944 in Barberton, OH to Eva.



Obituary of Linda J. (Eddy) Nelson  The Union of Grass Valley

Linda J. (Eddy) Nelson passed away on June 11, 2018 at Spring Hill Manor in Grass Valley. She was 69 years old. Graveside Services will be held at 1:00.



Nevada Union Adult Education offers ESL classes  The Union of Grass Valley

It isn't often Nevada County is referred to as a “melting pot.”In July 2014, the last year for which the U.S. Census Bureau provides data, Nevada County's ...



Nevada County students join in National School Walkout  The Union of Grass Valley

Students across Nevada County took part in a variety of events Wednesday as part of a national school walkout to protest gun violence and promote safe ...



Nevada County honors the 2018 Teachers of the Year  The Union of Grass Valley

Last week, six teachers were honored at an annual dinner hosted by the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools and the Association of California School ...



ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Bear River grad Nerissa Eason tosses gem for Oregon State  The Union of Grass Valley

Nerissa Eason, a 2016 Bear River graduate, won her only start from the circle last week, pitching the Oregon State Beavers softball team to a 2-0 victory over ...



NEVADA UNION ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017: Dennis Houlihan  The Union of Grass Valley

When Dennis Houlihan was a student-athlete at Nevada Union High School he made countless fond memories on several different fields of competition, but the ...



Meet Dan Miller- Nevada County District 3 Supervisor  The Union of Grass Valley

NON PARTISAN POLITICS Many things set Dan Miller apart from his opponent and non-partisan politics is on that list. Every board, be it Nevada County Board ...



Obituary of Tyler Nielson  The Union of Grass Valley

All are welcome to join his family on Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m. for a Graveside *Service* at Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Grass Valley. We ask that those.



In wake of shootings, schools evolve to keep students safe  The Union of Grass Valley

On the afternoon of Feb. 14, a young man emerged from the back seat of an Uber car carrying a backpack and a duffle bag. He walked into the.



RUNNING: Annual Freedom Run 5K set for Fourth of July  The Union of Grass Valley

For more than a decade, the Freedom Run 5K has been helping Nevada County kick off Fourth of July festivities, joining the traditional staples such as the ...



Grass Valley Students Mourn High Schoolers Killed By Drunk Driver  CBS Sacramento

Two stand-out students, so full of life. That's how Nevada Union High School sophomore Justin Gardner and senior Tyler Nielson will be remembered best.



Nevada Union graduate lands national TV commercial gig  The Union of Grass Valley

Tom Plumley, a 2011 graduate of Nevada Union High School, plays a featured role in a Taco Bell and Sony Entertainment commercial which began airing Sept.



Obituary of John Anthony DeLuca  The Union of Grass Valley

John Anthony DeLuca, 67, of Grass Valley passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. John was born on September 7, 1950 in San Rafael. He moved with his family ...



Fourth of July celebration starts in Nevada City, wraps up at fairgrounds  The Union of Grass Valley

Sweet Home Nevada County!” is the theme to this year's Fourth of July celebration, honoring the rich history and patriotism in the small foothills we call home.



Obituary of Dominic Phillip Joseph Daniel Giuliani  The Union of Grass Valley

Dominic Phillip Joseph Daniel Giuliani of Grass Valley passed away after a motor vehicle accident on January 27, 2018. He was born on July 10, 1997 in Grass ...



Obituary of Samuel Mark Aanestad  The Union of Grass Valley

Samuel Mark Aanestad was born on July 16, 1946 to Rev. Wilhelm and Harriet Wiita Aanestad in Bismarck, North Dakota, and passed away at home in Penn ...



BSM Triathlon selects local scholarship recipients  YubaNet

Grass Valley, CA June 8, 2018 – Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation's Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon Scholarship committee has ...



Update: Multiple fires burning in Nevada County; 821-acre Lobo Fire is 93 percent contained (video)  Sierra Sun

LATEST UPDATE: Oct. 14, 9:45 a.m. Lobo Fire: Despite fears of high winds and unfavorable conditions, the Lobo Fire has stagnated at 821 acres and is 93 ...



Obituary of James Paul (Jim) Medlock  The Union of Grass Valley

James Paul (Jim) Medlock of Royal Oaks, CA left this earth for his heavenly home February 16, 2018.Jim, only son of Bob and Virginia Medlock, was born ...



Community mourns Nevada Union student who died in hiking accident  The Union of Grass Valley

To his friends and family, Jake Morales was a selfless, caring and lovable kid who enjoyed the outdoors, baking cupcakes with his cousins, and telling silly jokes ...



Meet The Union Editorial Board's community members  The Union of Grass Valley

A dozen community members have joined seven members of The Union's staff to form its editorial board. Each member will write their own monthly opinion ...



Happening Now – June 2019  YubaNet

Happening Now is a feature designed to bring updates, announcements and info on news items throughout the day. You are invited to participate. See a road ...



Obituary of William (Bill) C. Personeni  The Union of Grass Valley

After a courageous 3 ½ year battle with leukemia, with his family by his side, William (Bill) C. Personeni passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 7, due to ...



Obituary of Kimberly Curry  The Union of Grass Valley

Kimberly was born November 29, 1956 in Grass Valley to William and Martha Wasley. After graduating from Nevada Union High School, she attended Sawyer ...



Nevada County Arts Council announces 2018 Poetry Out Loud champs  The Union of Grass Valley

Following an evening of recitation from high school students from across the county at Nevada Union High School on Tuesday, Nevada County Arts Council ...



Summer camps, clinics  The Union of Grass Valley

Summer is near and with it comes a plethora of options to keep athletes busy. Here are some of the upcoming camps and clinics around Nevada County.Nevada ...



Nevada County Sheriff's medal ceremony  YubaNet

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 10, 2017 – New members of the Nevada County Sheriff's Office were welcomed at a ceremony today in the Board Chambers.



Nevada County car wreck victims remembered as kind-hearted  The Union of Grass Valley

The two Nevada County men who died in a Saturday night wreck are described by family as kind-hearted, loving and enthused by the music they made.Dominic ...



Lobo Fire progresses: 880 acres, 23% contained, 30-40 damaged or destroyed structures; McCourtney Fire at 200 acres, forward progress stopped (VIDEO)  The Union of Grass Valley

Fires whipped by high winds were burning in multiple areas just outside Grass Valley as of 1 a.m. Monday.One fire that started off McCourtney Road near the ...



Former State Senator Samuel Aanestad dead at 71  The Union of Grass Valley

Samuel Aanestad, a physician, surgeon, and former Republican senator has died at the age of 71. Aanestad served in the California state senate from 2002 to ...



Obituary of Craig Stanton Noe  The Union of Grass Valley

On July 10, 2017, Craig Stanton Noe peacefully passed away surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer. He was 56.Craig was born August 13, ...



What's in the box? — BoxPower Inc., CEO, Angelo Campus is on a mission to bring renewable & environmentally-sustainable energy to the world  The Union of Grass Valley

Across the globe, 1.2 billion people are living in the dark. One in seven — 16 percent of the world's population — have little or no access to electricity.A.



Obituary of Greg Boivin  The Union of Grass Valley

God called Greg home on June 16, 2017, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley, CA. His peaceful passing ended his eleven years of struggle with ...



Sierra Gold Masters Track and Field Festival hosts top talent, seeks to support Nevada Union programs  The Union of Grass Valley

In the world of competitive track and field, the words “world class” are not bandied about often and are never spoken without a due amount of reverence. It is.



Obituary of Jay Leslie Williamson  The Union of Grass Valley

Jay Leslie Williamson passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. He was 54.Jay was born on March 14, 1964 in Sacramento, California.



Nevada County sheriff's candidates talk marijuana, body cameras  The Union of Grass Valley

The usual topics — concealed carry weapons and gun safety — appeared quickly at a Tuesday night forum for Nevada County sheriff's candidates.But it was ...



Obituary of Kira Marie Prechter  The Union of Grass Valley

Kira Marie Prechter passed away on Feb. 19, 2017. She was 46. Memorial Services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Higgins Lions ...



Class of 2016: High school graduate names, celebration photos  The Union of Grass Valley

Bear River High SchoolTalen Andersen; Cory Arbaugh; Zechariah Armstrong; Skyler Arnold; Caylee Bacho; Beau Baggett; Isreal Bardo; Nathan Barker; Beau ...



Obituary of Candace Hannan Meshwert  The Union of Grass Valley

She was born in Santa Clara, California on November 29, 1951. She moved to Nevada County shortly after where she lived all her life. She was the daughter of ...



Meet Your Merchant: Longtime Grass Valley businesses combine history of repair and installation  The Union of Grass Valley

David Grande learned how to fix things at an early age. His father, John Mienar, started a Grass Valley business, Pumps West, in 1986. With so many private ...



Obituary of Mrs. Shirley Irene Rockwell (née Kirk)  The Union of Grass Valley

Mrs. Shirley Irene Rockwell (née Kirk), of Penn Valley, CA, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the age of 78. Shirley was born in Nevada County, ...



Obituary of William Allen (Bill) Butler  The Union of Grass Valley

William Allen (Bill) Butler, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 in Reno, Nevada with his family by his side. He was 68.Bill was born July 5, 1947 in Grass.



Meet your merchant: Grass Valley's Salon Empire — where everybody knows your name  The Union of Grass Valley

There's a good reason Tina Charnett became so interested in the field of psychology. Having been a hairdresser for nearly three decades, she's had to be a ...



Obituary of Linda and William Smethers  The Union of Grass Valley

Linda (Fiesel) Smethers passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. She was 76 years old. Linda was born in Long Beach, ...



CYCLING: California Dirt MTB Series is coming to Nevada County  The Union of Grass Valley

The California Dirt MTB Series is coming to Nevada County.The series is a cross country mountain bike race series for all of California. The series just completed ...



Obituary of Sharon Tobiassen  The Union of Grass Valley

Former Nevada City City Councilwoman Sharon Tobiassen died Sept. 18, 2017, at her Nevada City home, from complications of Type 1 Diabetes. She was 76.



Grass Valley woman returns home after spinal injury  The Union of Grass Valley

A Grass Valley woman who fell nine feet from a balcony on Hawaii's island of Kauai and sustained multiple injuries, including damage to her spinal cord, ...



Nutcracker returns to Nevada County for 12th year  The Union of Grass Valley

Center Stage Dance Studio presents its 12th season of the Nevada County Nutcracker (formerly Grass Valley Nutcracker) at 6 p.m. Dec. 18, at 2 and 6 p.m. Dec.



The magic movie man  The Union of Grass Valley

Ross Woodbury can still remember when he saw his first movie in a theatre. “It was Lawrence of Arabia,” Woodbury said. “I was 6 or 7 and I thought it was the ...



Obituary of Gary Lynn Parsons  The Union of Grass Valley

Gary Lynn Parsons passed away on November 27, 2017 in Auburn, California. He was 71.Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., ...



Dr. Heather Lucas-Ross tapped for top job at Western Sierra Medical Clinic in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Dr. Heather Lucas-Ross, a community leader and Nevada Union High School graduate, has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer of Grass Valley-based ...



3 new associates at Grass Valley optometrists  The Union of Grass Valley

Drs. Chan, Moon and Associates in Grass Valley has added three optometrists to their family vision care practice.The practice, located at 360 Sierra College ...



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