Northwest NEWS

January 1, 2001


Fire News

*LAKE FOREST PARK - At 5:44 a.m. on Dec. 28, the Northshore Fire Dept. was dispatched to the report of a structure fire in the 17800 block of 28th Ave. NE in Lake Forest Park.

Give to others - donate Y2K food

*Many people became better prepared for emergencies and disasters last year as they got ready for potential Y2K problems.


*In a recent article on local health care companies, KPS Health Plans was included as a company having individual plans available to people anywhere in the state.

Summary of 2000 drug trends in King County

*A report issued by Public Health - Seattle & King County indicates that heroin continues to be the drug with the largest impact on area residents. Additionally, cocaine use locally has shown resurgence, while methamphetamine and marijuana use remained stable.

Northshore skaters featured in 'Nutcracker on Ice'

*Two Northshore ice skaters, Morgan Brown and Maria Sherrer, were among the talented amateur skaters to perform in "Nutcracker on Ice" during the month of December at the Wells Fargo Ice Arena in Bellevue.