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STORM WATCH: 'Snow day' for most Nevada County schools  The Union of Grass Valley

UPDATE: 9:25 a.m. HOW LOW DID THE SNOW GO? Check out this time lapse video (courtesy of Keith Hagen) UPDATE: 9:04 a.m. Caltrans is hoping to have ...



Obituary of Wanda Lowe  The Union of Grass Valley

Wanda Lowe, of Grass Valley passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Sierra Nevada Hospital after a long battle with cancer. She was 77.She graduated ...



Club News, Feb. 16, 2019  The Union of Grass Valley

The Union publishes Club News each Saturday. To share the latest from your western Nevada County club or organization, email readers@theunion.com.



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.



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 ...



One community helping another: Nevada Union High School collects donations for Camp Fire victims  The Union of Grass Valley

When the faculty of Nevada Union High School got word of the horrific fire scene in Butte County, they didn't hesitate to organize an effort to help those suffering.



First class: Nevada Union's inaugural graduating class remains close  The Union of Grass Valley

Back in 1953, Nevada Union High School was unified in name only. Its students still attended separate campuses, Nevada City High School and Grass Valley ...



Nevada Union High School Choir performs at second annual Supper of Song  The Union of Grass Valley

The second annual Supper of Song is happening tonight.Nevada Union High School Choir Director Rod Baggett says the idea is to introduce the public to this ...



Obituary of Bernice A. Vieira  The Union of Grass Valley

Funeral Services for Bernice A. Vieira will be held on Saturday, February 16 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Grass Valley. Recitation of the Rosary will begin at ...



Nevada Union High School in no danger after man found with drugs, weapons, principal says  The Union of Grass Valley

A Reno man found on the Nevada Union High School campus with suspected drugs and a knife was free on bond Wednesday, authorities said.Jackson Wyatt ...



Classrooms to campaigns: Four vie for two seats on Nevada Joint Union High School District board  The Union of Grass Valley

Four candidates are running for two available seats on the Nevada Joint Union High School District board, two for the expansive Area 1 seat and two for South ...



Obituary of Jamie Heilbron  The Union of Grass Valley

Jamie Heilbron, of Grass Valley, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 21, 2018. She was 86.A private burial will take place at Old Odd Fellows Cemetery in ...



LIVE COVERAGE: Bear River, Colfax kick off in section championship game at Nevada Union's Hooper Stadium  The Union of Grass Valley

The Bear River Bruins and Colfax Falcons have been here before. For the third time in five seasons, the two small-school powerhouse football programs with ...



PREP VOLLEYBALL: Nevada Union, Bear River, Forest Lake Christian learn postseason paths  The Union of Grass Valley

After a long and arduous regular season, it's time for the top high school teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section to battle it out for volleyball supremacy.The section ...



Spirit of '81: Nevada Union High's class of 1981 donates scholarships to college hopefuls  The Union of Grass Valley

For many high school classes, it becomes more difficult with time to organize a proper high school reunion. People move in different directions, start families, ...



Lots to be excited about: Nevada Union High School unveils new parking lot  The Union of Grass Valley

After months of construction, Nevada Union High School unveiled its new student parking lot Monday morning. The project was made possible by $2.6 million in ...



A deep love of learning: Valedictorian speech from Nevada Union High School (PHOTO GALLERY)  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: Graduation season has begun, and The Union will run photos and text from planned student speeches from many of the high schools in the area.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Miners down Dixon in season opener  The Union of Grass Valley

The Miners got the start to the season they were hoping for.“We needed this. We don't have an easy schedule coming up,” said Nevada Union head coach Mark ...



Nevada Union High School upgrading strength and conditioning center  The Union of Grass Valley

After years of fundraising by student athletes and a helping hand from multiple community members, Nevada Union High School is set to upgrade its on campus ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union tennis claims league title  The Union of Grass Valley

With a dominant on court effort Wednesday, the Nevada Union girls tennis team romped past Rio Linda and claimed the 2018 Foothill Valley League ...



Women of the future: STEM Into Knowledge seminar at Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Opportunities to meet women with careers in science, technology, math and engineering fields and the chance to explore those fields through hands-on ...



Nevada Joint Union High School District announces new superintendent  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Joint Union High School District announced Wednesday that Brett McFadden has been selected as its new superintendent. McFadden will fill the ...



Nevada Joint Union High School District Foundation to host fundraiser  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Joint Union High School District Foundation will be holding a fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 20 at Round Table Pizza on Sutton Way in.



Top chef: Microgreens star in Jr. Iron Chef competition at Nevada Union High School  The Union of Grass Valley

Harvest of the Month just got serious. Earlier this month, 38 teams from five culinary classes competed in Nevada Union high school's Jr. Iron Chef Competition ...



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, ...



The results are in: Nevada Joint Union High School District receives test results in English, math  The Union of Grass Valley

Area high school district scores are down over last year, but remain above California's average results.Nevada Joint Union High School District received its ...



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 ...



Trespasser spits on Grass Valley officer, police say  The Union of Grass Valley

A Rio Linda man accused of trespassing at a Glenbrook Basin gas station faces a felony charge after spitting on an officer and threatening him, authorities said.



Nevada Union FFA announces award winners  The Union of Grass Valley

Over the course of the summer, the Nevada Union FFA Officer team went out to Weaver Lake, courtesy of Grass Valley Sportsman Club, for a retreat, according ...



RUNNING: Annual Independence Day 5K set for 12th running  The Union of Grass Valley

The Freedom 5K is gearing up for its 12th running, offering a healthy way to kickoff the Fourth of July festivities and raise funds for the Nevada Union cross.



Grass Valley police: Penn Valley man faces more charges after threatening hospital staff  The Union of Grass Valley

A Penn Valley man initially arrested on drug charges later threatened and attacked hospital staff, leading to more accusations, Grass Valley police said.



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 ...



4 year old tied up during home invasion, Grass Valley police say  The Union of Grass Valley

Four men accused in a Tuesday home invasion arranged to buy marijuana from their victims before robbing them, tying up a 4-year-old child before fleeing with ...



PREP ROUNDUP: NU girls cross country wins 1st league meet, boys take 3rd  The Union of Grass Valley

In their first ever Foothill Valley League meet, the harriers from Nevada Union put forth a strong effort, earning multiple top-10 finishes individually and taking first ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Brad Sparks tackles task of turning around NU's football program  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union's new head football coach doesn't want to discuss the past. He's all about the future. “I'm a believer that there are three speeds,” said Brad Sparks ...



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.



Nevada County Police Blotter: Smell of death at Colfax Avenue home  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday8:30 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a man driving up to children at a bus stop. The man spoke.



CLASS OF 2018: Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame welcomes 17 new members  The Union of Grass Valley

Old stories were recounted, playful barbs were tossed and fond memories were shared as around 200 people gathered for the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics ...



Spring swing: Nevada Union Jazz Band & The Rockabilly Love Cats perform for their annual fundraiser in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

The Nevada Union High School Instrumental Music Department is having their annual Spring Swing Dance fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Veteran's ...



All-time great linebacker Matt Beck to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

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



NU's Aragon to play college hoops at Western Oregon  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union girls basketball standout Meadow Aragon will be taking her skills on the court north after signing a National Letter of Intent to attend and play at ...



PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Miners, Bruins and Falcons run, leap to league titles  The Union of Grass Valley

With impressive efforts in distance running, jumping events, hurdles and throws several athletes from Nevada Union, Bear River and Forest Lake Christian ...



Nevada County police blotter: Grass Valley resident 'swatted'  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police Department. Thursday. 1:34 p.m. — A caller in the 600 block of Sutton Way reported transients at the bus stop. 3:07 p.m. — A caller in the ...



Nevada County assault victim remains in hospital  The Union of Grass Valley

A man initially thought to be the victim of a mountain lion attack remained Friday in a Roseville hospital, Nevada County officials said.The 50-year-old man can't ...



Star quarterback, pitcher Thor Larsen to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This is the 14th installment of a 17-part series chronicling the 2018 Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Check back to The Union ...



Disappearance of Nevada County man turns into homicide investigation  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada County authorities say they now are conducting a homicide investigation into Donald J. Nader's disappearance after finding signs of what appeared to ...



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 ...



Throat slashing victim found on You Bet Road out of hospital  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada County Sheriff's deputies are still investigating an assault on a man that initially was reported as a mountain lion attack.Officers had responded around ...



Nevada City homeowner holds burglary suspect until police arrive  The Union of Grass Valley

A burglary suspect remained jailed Wednesday after a Nevada City homeowner chased him down, holding him at gunpoint until police arrived and arrested him, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Memorial to former ambassador Chris Stevens to be dedicated Saturday in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley will honor native son, former U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, on Saturday when the city dedicates a downtown walkway in his name.Stevens was ...



Alleged serial groper arrested in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

A 20-year-old Nevada City man, Riley Mispley, who reportedly has been terrorizing women on the streets of Grass Valley for the past year was arrested Friday.



Nevada County Sheriff's deputies arrest axe assault suspect  The Union of Grass Valley

A Nevada City man was taken into custody Thursday morning after allegedly attacking another man with an axe and then fleeing.Paul Warde Switzer, 51, ...



Nevada City man dies in Highway 20 wreck  The Union of Grass Valley

A Nevada City man died early New Year's Day after he was partially ejected from his Jeep as it ran off Highway 20 and overturned, authorities said.Mitchell ...



Cannabusiness pioneers Thrive Society open doors in Nevada City  The Union of Grass Valley

It's been a long, hard and expensive road.But as of the end of the year, two of the 10 new tenants of a de-facto cannabis campus on New Mohawk.



Moule Paint and Glass' Player of the Week: Eliza Hales  The Union of Grass Valley

Tennis player Eliza Hales, competing for Nevada Union, won the first ever Foothill Valley League Singles Tennis Championship Monday. The senior won all ...



COMMUNITY: Athletes run, bike and swim to honor Craig Zetterberg, support NU programs  The Union of Grass Valley

Athletes braved Sunday's heat at the Zett's Tri, raising funds to support several Nevada Union programs including Nordic Ski, Adaptive PE and the Craig ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union boys drop hard-fought bout with Placer; Bear River boys fall to Foothill  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union's boys basketball team opened Foothill Valley League play on the road Tuesday, facing a tough Placer Hillmen squad at their place.The Miners ...



Nevada County customers lose home insurance; some see double, triple increases  The Union of Grass Valley

The insurance agent told Jeanette George he couldn't do anything.His company had opted against renewing her home insurance, which will lapse within weeks.



PREP BASKETBALL: Nevada Union boys, girls stumble in Mike Takayama Tournament openers  The Union of Grass Valley

Thursday night the Nevada Union girls and boys basketball teams made the trip down I-80 to take on an old Sierra Foothill League foe. In the first game of.



Nevada County Sheriff's deputies still seeking shooting suspect  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for a man suspected of shooting another man and then fleeing the scene Thursday.Douglas Ralph MacDuff ...



Couple arrested after allegedly trying to sell stolen gemstones in Nevada City  The Union of Grass Valley

A couple who allegedly tried to sell a number of gemstones ended up in county jail after a search warrant reportedly uncovered not just stolen property, but ...



Nevada County District Attorney will not seek death penalty in Stan Norman murder case  The Union of Grass Valley

The two men accused of murdering Vietnam veteran Stan Norman will not face the death penalty.Sean Bryant, 51, and Michael McCauley, 41, have pleaded not ...



Nevada Union senior Hunter Vallejo donates to the hospital that saved his life as a baby  The Union of Grass Valley

The youngest of four rambunctious boys, Hunter Vallejo was a healthy newborn. But when he reached six and a half months, his parents started to notice ...



Linda Campbell, trustee of Nevada Joint Union board, arrested on contempt charge  The Union of Grass Valley

Authorities arrested a member of the Nevada Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees last week after she demanded they jail her during a Superior ...



Nevada County judge sentences child molester to 12 years  The Union of Grass Valley

A Nevada County judge heard pleas both from supporters and victims before sentencing a 71-year-old man to 12 years in state prison for continual sexual ...



YOUTH FOOTBALL: 3 Jr. Miners head east for Shine Bowl  The Union of Grass Valley

The football season just keeps going for three local gridders.Trayton Santos, James Kinney and Andrew Webster are all headed to Orlando, Florida this ...



House rules: The Pour House open for business in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Editor's note: This story has been changed to reflect the address and phone number for the business. Teresa and Ryan Thomas were tired of arguing. A happily ...



Snap happy: Nevada Union freshman's photography recognized by New York Times  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union freshman Maya Pachman considers herself a passionate photographer. The 15-year-old, who is a student in Keri Kemble's photojournalism class ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Miners ready to dig into league play  The Union of Grass Valley

Their non-league schedule was tough. It was supposed to be. It was meant to test them and prepare them.After 18 games played in a little more than a month,



Longtime coach Gary Sharpe to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

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



Barbara Bashall: High school trade programs prepare students for success  The Union of Grass Valley

I have long been interested in trying to help the high school students I call the “lost kids,” those who seem to fall by the wayside. I feel strongly.



Nevada County Police Blotter: Callers report sightings of North San Juan shooter  The Union of Grass Valley

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday7:39 a.m. — A caller in the 100 block of Neal Street reported a male with a mohawk camping at the entrance to a park.8:01 ...



High-speed internet project for Nevada County gets green light (DOCS)  The Union of Grass Valley

The California Public Utilities Commission has signaled approval of the sale of Bright Fiber Inc. to Race Communications with some changes, a move that after ...



PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Garrett Gough dominates at Nevada Union Invitational, sets course record  The Union of Grass Valley

Garrett Gough shined on his home course Saturday, breaking a 10-year-old record and dominating the boys varsity race at the Nevada Union Cross Country ...



Cake bakery set to open in Grass Valley's Nevada County Bank building  The Union of Grass Valley

Inside the newly refurbished Nevada County Bank building in downtown Grass Valley, there is one still-vacant space. What little can be seen through the ...



Nevada County judge rules against release for terminally ill inmate  The Union of Grass Valley

Daniel Devencenzi, a terminally ill inmate seeking release from the Nevada County Jail, will remain incarcerated for now, a judge ruled Monday.Superior Court ...



50-home development proposed for Whiting Street in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada County is finally seeing several housing projects coming online after years of stalled-out development.With prices starting in the low $400000s and ...



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.



Nevada Union High School football head coach Dennis Houlihan resigns  The Union of Grass Valley

After five years at the helm of the Nevada Union football program, Dennis Houlihan is stepping away from his role as head coach of the varsity team. “As much ...



Grass Valley Comcast store to close  The Union of Grass Valley

The Comcast store in Grass Valley will close effective Dec. 12, the company has said.The Comcast *Service* Center, at 840 E. Main St., Suite G, has notices ...



Legendary coach Craig Strohm to be inducted into Nevada Union Athletics Hall of Fame  The Union of Grass Valley

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



PREP MOUNTAIN BIKING: Miners ride to more podium finishes  The Union of Grass Valley

More than 400 high school athletes competed in the Six Sigma Slinger on Saturday, taking part in the final mountain bike race of this year's Norcal Series. As a.



Nevada County judge puts dismissal of murder case on hold  The Union of Grass Valley

Finley Fultz, whose murder case was dismissed last week, will remain jailed pending an appeal, a Nevada County judge ruled Wednesday.Superior Court ...



PREP WATER POLO: League champ Miners dive into playoffs  The Union of Grass Valley

What a difference a year makes.A season after struggling to make waves in the Sierra Foothill League, the Nevada Union boys water polo team rose to the top ...



Deceased woman found in Nevada County with gun nearby; foul play not suspected  The Union of Grass Valley

Briana “Bri” Ferguson, the 41-year-old Roseville woman found dead Wednesday in Nevada County, was found with an unfired handgun near her body, ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Fay sets single season rushing mark, Miners fall to Rio Linda (PHOTO GALLERY)  The Union of Grass Valley

With a darting 17-yard run in the fourth quarter of Friday night's game, Dawson Fay made Nevada Union football history once again.Already the school's all-time ...



Nevada County man faces molestation accusations  The Union of Grass Valley

A Penn Valley man accused of child molestation remained Wednesday in the Nevada County Jail under $100000 in bond, authorities said.Kurt Matthew Tyrrell ...



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.



Bright Fiber high-speed internet project approved for Nevada County  The Union of Grass Valley

The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday unanimously approved the Bright Fiber high-speed internet project.The commission's vote means a $16 ...



Nevada City cannabis dispensary gets approval for adult-use sales  The Union of Grass Valley

It's official.Nevada City is the first municipality in Nevada County to allow adult-use cannabis businesses to operate within its city limits, approving an amendment ...



An evening for the inductees: Nevada Union High School honors Hall of Famers  The Union of Grass Valley

Now standing 33 members strong, the Nevada Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame has been quite a hit with the honorees, their families, their fans and the ...



Grass Valley robbery: Suspects wreck during police chase  The Union of Grass Valley

Authorities late Thursday attempted to identify suspects who fled after robbing the Grass Valley T-Mobile store and crashing on Highway 49, police said.Officers ...



Fall for Dance: Nevada Union High School Theatrical Dance students rehearse for their fall showcase in Grass Valley  The Union of Grass Valley

Nevada Union High School Theatrical Dance students have been hard at work in after-school and weekend rehearsals since the start of the school year in ...



Homeless day center property on agenda for Nevada County  The Union of Grass Valley

A “navigation” or day center to serve the county's homeless, as well as housing, will be one step closer to reality if Nevada County's supervisors agree to buy a.



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