Northwest NEWS

August 17, 1998

Features

Credit due sailor who fired first shot

  I've waited years for acknowledgment and appreciation to go to the sailor who fired the first shot at the attacking Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

The silent killer

  An eighteen year old woman working out in a health club collapses and dies. A twelve-year-old girl running with her track team goes into cardiac arrest. She is revived, but suffers permanent brain damage. A twenty-year-old man in excellent shape dies in his sleep while on a camping trip.