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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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A Disturbing Trend

Newly installed Sheriff Shannan Moon will have her hands full, if the trend toward local criminality continues. It will also be worth watching how the state’s effort to empty jails and prisons will affect the numbers. Nevada County’s police blotter, … Continue reading

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Local Newsman In The News

https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-mountain-messenger-20190106-story.html?fbclid=IwAR3HLwYvv_AaQVs9JmfRae1QpsLigqsONW5O1YkI2iztZhB2Ef80f9q-Zgw I’ve known Mr. Russell for many years and have occasionally graced the pages of “The Mess”. Hope he doesn’t get a swelled head from all the attention. It would make it harder for him to dodge the incoming flak … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Eighteen…

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…

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No. 1 On This Year’s Wishlist

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Nature’s Weedeaters

Nevada City has started a “Goat Fund Me” site to raise money for this natural solution to flammable foliage control. We can only hope they don’t get carried away, given NC’s reputation as a Marijuana Mecca.

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