Northwest NEWS

January 8, 2001



Public Health releases report on death trends for King County

*Public Health's Medical Examiner's Office released its annual report documenting deaths and death trends for calendar year 1999. The Medical Examiner investigated 89 homicides, 200 fatal traffic accidents, 404 other kinds of fatal accidents, 221 suicides, and 210 drug deaths.

Local heroes step in to help

*Even when small towns grow up as Woodinville has grown in the past decade, the attitude of helping strangers without a second thought happens with seeming regularity.

Fire victims need help

*The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross continues to help the families affected by the early morning tragic fire that took two lives the day after Christmas at the Firdale Village Apartment complex in Edmonds.

CountyChallenge 2001 benefits equestrians

*The Bullriders' Challenge 2001 will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan 19 and Saturday, Jan 20, at the Equestrian Park, Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

Indie TV Productions offers innovative concepts

*With the fast-paced world of technology leading consumers deep into the Internet for news, shopping and entertainment, several Woodinville and Duvall residents have started a company that uses "Web streaming" (an efficient delivery of audio and visual information over the Internet) designed to benefit the business market.