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Tourist Trap

Unwilling to wait until the snow lets up,  hundreds of people are looking for any alternate route across the mountains. Opportunity beckons…

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Mardi Gras Parade Cancelled

In case anyone was wondering…

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Accessories For The Enlightened

(Right wing model also available. Trucks only.)

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The Blind Leading The Blinded

There aren’t many people in today’s world who remember what life was like in the days of mass epidemics like influenza, whooping cough, or the scourge of polio. Yes, many of us survived childhood diseases like chicken pox and measles, … Continue reading

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A Note From The Merry Widows

Jeff Pelline should be aware that the Merry Widows Have always been looking for new recruits, and there are no gender-specific requirements to join, only that they are willing to work on raising funds for the single parent scholarship fund… … Continue reading

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Howlin’ At The Moon

The lone wolf known as OR-54 has returned to our neck of the woods, this time appearing somewhere near the site of the old mining town of Gaston.  (Thanks to the late Warren Zevon for inspiring this rendition of his … Continue reading

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Stop The Presses!

That’s right, folks! It’s the 2019 edition of The Merry Widow Gazette, and it’s available at enlightened businesses everywhere in Western Nevada County.  And don’t miss the Mardi Gras parade on Sunday,February 17, which is actually President’s Day weekend, but … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter

Sierra Roots operates a warming center for the homeless. Unfortunately, they are not open until the third day of inclement weather, which seems to defeat the purpose. Hopefully, this policy will be modified one of these third days…

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You Can’t Get There From Here

Mayor David (Sparky) Parker recently posted an update on the status of the gate blocking Duffy’s Alley in Nevada City on his Facebook page. The owners of the Golden Era bar property originally sought a temporary closing of the alley … Continue reading

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Fire Sale

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