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Stories tagged: Guinness Book of World Records


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Can Coeur d’Alene break the world record for largest snowball fight on Saturday?

Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 9:39 p.m.

Chewelah smashes jack-o-lantern world record

The town of Chewelah smashed the record established by Irvine, California, last year for the most lighted jack-o-lanterns, assembling 1,951 of the glowing gourds on the chilly streets Saturday evening.


Flannel falls short

The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel. The university had called …


100? Really? Prove it

Centenarian marathoner Fauja Singh won’t have a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records after all. The 100-year-old Singh attracted worldwide attention when he completed the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront …


Liberty Lake skateboarder sets world record

Cohl Orebaugh, a 14-year-old skateboarder from Liberty Lake, set a world record Saturday for blunts and fakies accomplished in an hour. “I thought I did pretty good,” he said.


Liberty Lake teen hopes to set Guinness world record

There are many 14-year-old boys in the area who love their skateboards. They spend hours at the skate parks doing tricks called ollies and kickflips and rock ’n’ rolls. But …


Trio sees the USA in world record time

Three men traversed the contiguous 48 states in 97 hours and 7 minutes: a time good enough to break the Guinness World Record. Their journey, which began Tuesday at Lookout …


Trio plans to hit 48 states in 96 hours

Three men drove west from Lookout Pass on Tuesday in an attempt to break their own world record. They left in a rented van provided by Enterprise, one of their …