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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



PREP VOLLEYBALL: Nevada Union, FLC gear up for NorCal tourneys  The Union of Grass Valley

After solid runs through the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, the girls volleyball teams from Nevada Union and Forest Lake Christian now turn their attention to the ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Miners drop league bout with Placer; Lady Bruins can't keep up with Colfax  The Union of Grass Valley

Thursday night's bout with Foothill Valley League leader Placer was a tough one for Nevada Union's girls basketball team. The Lady Miners struggled to get their ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Nevada Union crash suspect still in hospital; criminal charges pending, authorities say  The Union of Grass Valley

Tyler Nielson, 17, and Justin Gardner, 16 — the two Nevada Union High School students killed Sunday in a Merced County wreck — died because of an ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nevada County Police blotter: Man washes hair in holy water  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday7:55 a.m. — A caller in the 400 block of Mill Street reported a transient possibly trying to break into a van.12:14 p.m. — A ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



NU Band Spring Swing Dance and Fundraiser this Saturday  YubaNet

April 10, 2018 – The Nevada Union High School Instrumental Music Department is having their annual Spring Swing Dance fundraiser this Saturday, April 14, ...



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

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Sorrow in the foothills after a drunk driver kills two high-school football players and injures a third. It happened Sunday morning.



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 ...



Obituary of Dan Forbes  The Union of Grass Valley

Dan Forbes passed away on May 18, 2018 due to heart complications. He was 73. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon, on Sunday June 24, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Woman charged with 8 felonies in crash that killed Nevada Union football teammates  Sacramento Bee

The lone suspect in an alleged drunk driving crash that killed two Nevada Union High School students on March 25 has re-entered Merced County Jail and ...



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 ...



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 ...



RUNNING: Paint the Town Blue for Mitch 5K/10K set for March 25  The Union of Grass Valley

For some, it's a way to be active and support local causes.For others, it's simply a good way to get some exercise on a Sunday morning. For Monica Adams,



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Heroes Relay featured at second Sierra Gold Masters Track and Field Festival  The Union of Grass Valley

The Heroes Relay is comprised by teams from police and fire departments, search and rescue, and educators. It is planned to be annual event contested each ...



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.



HARD WORK, NO EXCUSES: Miners find success with new coach, new mantra  The Union of Grass Valley

The team mantra is simple and straight to the point. “Hard work, no excuses.”That's the mindset first year head coach George Woodward wants his athletes to ...



Under the lights one more time: Community memorial to be held for Justin Gardner and Tyler Nielson  The Union of Grass Valley

A community ceremony will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday April 6 at Nevada Union High School's Hooper Stadium to honor Justin Gardner and Tyler ...



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 ...



New trophy case honoring Nevada Union High School cheerleader Savannah Feinberg installed  The Union of Grass Valley

A new trophy case has been mounted in the main entrance of Nevada Union High School, replacing the previous, more than 50-year-old case. The new display ...



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 ...



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 ...



Robert M. Zetterberg | Life Tributes  Calaveras Enterprise

Robert M. Zetterberg, 81, of Murphys passed on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, after battling cancer for three years. Bob was born and raised in San Pedro, Calif., ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The Gold Country Grand Prix racing series returns from a 35-day hiatus Saturday with the ninth annual Freedom Run 5K held at Nevada Union High School.



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.



I-5 crash kills teens on spring break; San Jose woman arrested  The Mercury News

A 21-year-old San Jose woman has been arrested on felony driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with a collision that ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary of Kimberly Curry  The Union of Grass Valley

Kimberly Curry passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018. She was 61. Kimberly was born November 29, 1956 in Grass Valley to William and Martha ...



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.



Former Nevada Union High School star dives into US Olympic swim team trials  The Union of Grass Valley

Dillon Virva will compete in the 50 meter freestyle at the Olympic Trials meet in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday. Virva, a graduate of the class of 2012 at Nevada.



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 ...



History of education is history of community  The Union of Grass Valley

When immigrants and miners settled in Nevada County in the mid-19th century, they started the county's first generations, while some brought established ...



Obituary of Mary Lu Leon  The Union of Grass Valley

Mary Lu Leon, born in Fresno, California, passed away at Brookdale Assisted Living at age 83 in San Pablo, California, where she had been residing since ...



BASEBALL: Nevada County Miners strike gold at summer tourneys  The Union of Grass Valley

It started because they wanted to have some fun and play the sport they love into the summer months. When it wrapped up, they had achieved their goal and.



CROSS COUNTRY: Gough leads strong Miners showing at 55th NU Invite  The Union of Grass Valley

Close to 900 runners from 32 schools braved the trails and hills of Nevada Union's cross country courses Saturday. One hundred and sixty-one of those runners ...



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 ...



CLUB LACROSSE: Stampede tramples two more, remains unbeaten  The Union of Grass Valley

The Gold Country Stampede varsity lacrosse team kept rolling this past weekend, improving to 8-0 with a couple of lopsided victories.The first contest was ...



Blind ambition: Budget Blind owners, Buckley & Laura Armacher, find a new home for their business  The Union of Grass Valley

For 15 years, customer *service* has been their foundation. Now they finally have a building. Buckley and Laura Armacher, owners of the Grass Valley franchise of ...



Community rallies for What's Up Coffee? owner Angie Buist  The Union of Grass Valley

In the five years Angie Buist has owned What's Up Coffee?, she has helped causes and nonprofit groups in a myriad of ways.Now the community is working to ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union girls stumble against Rocklin  The Union of Grass Valley

In a tight Sierra Foothill League battle with Rocklin, the Nevada Union girls basketball team faltered down the stretch and fell to the visiting Thunder, 55-45, ...



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, ...



Miss California, Grass Valley's own Jillian Smith, to compete for Miss America  The Union of Grass Valley

Weeks after being crowned Miss California, and weeks before heading to Atlantic City for her next stage of competition, Jillian Smith stepped away from glitz and ...



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 ...



Incline freshman Jenkins breaks school record in high jump  Tahoe Daily Tribune

Incline freshman Millie Jenkins tied the high school's high jump record early in the track and field season.A couple weeks later, her sophomore teammate Sami ...



Holiday Art Market returns to feature Nevada County artists' works  The Union of Grass Valley

Holiday shoppers seeking that unique gift will have plenty of options to choose from with handcrafted work from local artists throughout the month of December.



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., ...



Looking back and forward: school staff retirements  The Union of Grass Valley

Graduates are not the only ones who are moving onto another phase of their lives, as retirees from the school districts are also making major life transitions.



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