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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A membership will soon be offered in Humboldt County allowing seniors to stay in their homes rather than an assisted living facility.

The Redwood Coast Village concept is still in it's planning stages, being designed by the Area 1 Agency on Aging. As part of the concept, volunteers would provide various in-home services to those who purchase a membership.

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FRESHWATER- If you’re driving along Myrtle Avenue or Freshwater Road you may notice some new blocks of artwork hanging on barns and farmstands.

It's all part of Humboldt County’s first Quilt Block Trail meant for travelers to enjoy the art of quilting and recognize the beauty in our own backyard. It features less than a dozen quilt blocks, and it's one of three such trails in California...

MAD RIVER- The search continues for the man accused of shooting and killing a man in Mad River and injuring another last week.

Authorities have not caught 29-year-old Scott Henry Dimartino who allegedly murdered 62-year-old Mad River resident Steven Line, Sr. and injured another man, whose identity has not been released.  That man’s condition is unknown at this time.  The shooting...

On Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 12:48 p.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital in Garberville, regarding a possible male assault victim, who had arrived at the hospital by ambulance.

Hospital staff told the deputy that the male victim, who had been identified as 37 year old Khanh Lam was unconscious with a severe head injury and was in...

LAYTONVILLE - A 19-year old  man is in jail after allegedly stabbing two Laytonville residents to death. Two other adult siblings were also stabbed and flown to a Redding hospital with life threatening injuries. 52-year old Coleman Palmieri and his 17-year old son, Teo were pronounced dead on scene.

Taken into custody was 19-year old Talen Barton. According to law enforcement, Barton...

EUREKA - Two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were promoted to Sergeant and have received new assignments.

Greg Allen from Eureka has been in law enforcement for twenty-one years. He was a correctional officer, worked with HSU Police and was a parole agent for the State of California. He is assigned to the Eureka office.

Tony Gomes from Loleta, will be assigned to the Willow...

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - The Yurok Tribe is sending a strong message that illegal marijuana grows are not welcome.

Officials say they eradicated around 43,000 plants mostly in Eastern Humboldt that were on or near the reservation. Nineteen  of the twenty-two  grow sites were being operated by non-tribal members.

Yurok authorities were assisted by the California National Guard Counter...

FORTUNA- Just before his senior year of high school, a car crash left Ryan Stootz with brain damage. But with the help of reaching for independence, he is now an advocate for persons with disabilities.

"I just hope everyone here learns so they're not so judgmental on disabled people," Stootz said.

Stootz told his story to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Friday.

The...