Stories tagged: record
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Median CEO pay for the 100 largest companies reached a record $15.7 million in 2017
A booming stock market and bulging equity awards propelled the median 2017 compensation for CEOs of the 100 largest companies to the highest figure in 11 years, according to a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
AP: Record number of women file to run for US House seats
The number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies …
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Best in the world at blowing up aliens? He might live in Kirkland, and he’s out to defend his Galaga record
The event, held at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, N.M., has hosted various video-game competitions over the years, but the inaugural championship — which takes place Sunday — is a …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Home prices in two-thirds of U.S. cities have hit record highs
Fourth-quart prices for single-family homes, which climbed 5.3 percent from a year earlier nationally, reached a peak in 64 percent of metropolitan areas measured, the National Association of Realtors.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Spokane airport sets records for passengers, cargo in 2017
Spokane International Airport reported Tuesday that it broke marks for number of passengers and cargo weight in 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Boeing tops Airbus in 2017 with new jet-production record
Boeing released its 2017 jet-order and delivery data Tuesday, confirming that for the sixth year in a row it was the world’s top manufacturer of airplanes.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
U.S. construction spending hit record high in November
U.S. builders spent 0.8 percent more on construction projects in November, the fourth consecutive monthly gain.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Wavering stocks inch a bit further into record heights
U.S. stocks inched a bit further into record territory Wednesday after teeter-tottering through the day. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose by just a sliver, but it was enough …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Postings of U.S. job openings hit record high in July
Openings edged up 0.9 percent from June to 6.2 million, the highest on records dating to 2000, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Swift single keeps ‘Despacito’ from breaking Mariah record
Billboard announced Tuesday that Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do,” became her fifth Hot 100 chart topper. “Despacito,” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, had tied Carey’s duet with …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Next stop Earth for NASA’s space champ with 665 days aloft
Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
No spikes in water usage as Spokane heads toward dry-spell record
Spokane is on track to break its record for the second-longest dry spell Sunday, and could set a new one for longest dry spell if rain holds off the following …
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Solo climber is first up mighty California rock without ropes
Alex Honnold dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any safety gear for eight years but every time he looked up the massive granite wall …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Seattle had wettest fall-winter-spring on record
After three hours on the first day of June, the record was broken for the wettest October through June since record-keeping began in 1895.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Soggy Seattle lives up to name, breaks another rain record
Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record. The city measured 44.7 inches of rain between October and April, making it the wettest such period since records began in 1895, the …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Chicago records no snow on ground in January, February for 1st time in 146 years
For the first time in 146 years, the National Weather Service documented no snow on the ground in Chicago in January and February – a record that put a spring …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Dad squashes son’s giant pumpkin record with 2,261-pounder
A Rhode Island man has squashed a record set by his son by taking first prize in a pumpkin contest with a 2,261.5-pound gourd.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Auto sales expected to hit record in first 6 months
U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they’re still expected to set a record in the first six months of this year.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
U.S. breaks record for hottest winter
Federal meteorologists say the winter that has just ended was the hottest in U.S. records, thanks to the combination of El Nino and man-made global warming.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2012, 9:07 a.m.
Apple stock hits new high after 4-month dip
NEW YORK — Apple’s stock hit a new high today after a four-month swoon, as investors look ahead to the release of a new iPhone and possibly a smaller iPad.
Tue., July 31, 2012, 1:35 p.m.
Phelps takes record 19th Olympic medal
LONDON — Michael Phelps broke the Olympic medals record today with his 19th as the United States romped to a dominating win in 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the London Games.
Mon., May 14, 2012, 8:49 a.m.
Good prices for near-record Washington apple crop
YAKIMA — Most of Washington’s 2011 apple harvest has been sold and growers say prices for the near-record crop have been good for them.
Mon., May 7, 2012, 1 p.m.
‘Avengers’ sets opening weekend record with $207.4M
LOS ANGELES — “The Avengers” has extended its box-office superpowers with a record $207.4 million opening weekend domestically, an even bigger start than originally projected.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012, 7:29 a.m.
2011 worst year on record for home sales
WASHINGTON — Fewer people bought new homes in December, making 2011 the worst sales year on record.
Sun., Oct. 11, 2009, 3:06 p.m.
Cold weather is sticking around
Saturday night brough record low temperatures across the region and a new record daytime low at 43 degrees
Wed., Feb. 6, 2008
Snowfall puts CdA in record territory
If you think there’s a lot of snow in Coeur d’Alene, you’re not just being a sissy. This winter is the snowiest in the Lake City’s history, with 127 inches …
Wed., Jan. 1, 1997
Meltdown Exacting Heavy Toll Roofs Cave In Under Weight Of Melting Snow And Added Rain
1. Annelucy Virnig scrambles over a snow berm Tuesday to get to the other side of Sprague in downtown Spokane. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review 2. Jim Click scoops up …
Sun., Sept. 1, 1996
Mon., May 6, 1996
Slowly But Surely 105-Year-Old Woman Becomes Oldest Bloomsday Finisher Ever
Cecelia Kelly crosses the finish line as relatives cheer her on. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review
Thu., Nov. 9, 1995
Voter Turnout Varies Efforts To Increase Participation Help A Little
In Tensed, they know how to get out the vote. Sixty-six of the city’s 70 registered voters - more than 94 percent - cast a ballot in Tuesday’s hotly contested …