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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

Spokane public defender to compete tonight on Jeopardy!

Kate Allison,


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

‘Jeopardy!’ host Trebek says he’s resumed chemotherapy

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says he’s had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.


James Holzhauer to return for ‘Jeopardy!’

James Holzhauer, the professional gambler who became a part of the mainstream media zeitgeist last spring when he became the fourth-highest earning “Jeopardy!” contestant, is set to return to the …


‘Jeopardy!’ champion eliminated at World Series of Poker

LAS VEGAS – “Jeopardy!” champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday, a tournament official said. Holzhauer finished …


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ Holzhauer a winner in TV ratings, too

’Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer is a big winner in television ratings, too.


Did James Holzhauer break the ‘Jeopardy’ record? Here’s what happened.

James Holzhauer, the unflappable “Jeopardy!” champion who has brought in more than $2 million in winnings, was poised to beat Ken Jennings’ record haul.


UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Couch Slouch sorry to see James Holzhauer go

I could not stop watching James Holzhauer. I could not stop thinking about James Holzhauer. I could not stop dreaming of James Holzhauer.


UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Spoiler alert, ‘Jeopardy!’ fans: Could Holzhauer lose?

Spoiler alert, “Jeopardy!” fans. James Holzhauer may not be invincible after all.


Ken Jennings: I’m rooting for James Holzhauer

I’m the only person alive who knows firsthand how difficult it is to do what James Holzhauer is doing on ‘Jeopardy!’, and that’s why I’m rooting him on.


Charles Lane: ‘Jeopardy!’ has stopped being fun because James Holzhauer is a menace

To the multitudes who have rooted James Holzhauer on during his record-crushing run on Jeopardy!, I have just one question: Do you not see that this guy is a menace?


UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

Couch Slouch: There’s a little bit of Mike Tyson in Jeopardy superstar James Holzhauer

Couch Slouch: Think of the most fearsome, dominant individual-sport athletes of the last couple of generations; at their best, you had little chance of beating them: Mike Tyson. Michael Phelps. …


‘Jeopardy!’ winner James Holzhauer keeps dominating. Does it matter if he broke the game?

James Holzhauer, a frighteningly talented “Jeopardy!” player has dominated the past 14 games and racked up $1,061,554, second only to Ken Jennings. But has he broken the game?


Spokane area has had its share of game show contestants

From “Jeopardy!: to “The Price is Right,” the Spokane area has been represented in game shows.


Clash of ‘Jeopardy!’ titans ends with $1 million runaway win

The first-ever “Jeopardy!” team championship came down to a clash of the titans, Ken Jennings vs. Brad Rutter.


Nine Mile Falls’ Staci Huffman wins big on ‘Jeopardy!’

Her two-day total came to just over $30,000.


Nine Mile Falls’ Staci Huffman to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ on Friday

Huffman is hosting a viewing party at the Sinto Senior Activity Center.


UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018

‘Jeopardy!’ winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

A seven-time “Jeopardy!” winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and …


Spokane’s Melissa Stewart to appear on “Jeopardy!” on Friday

The Shop baker and barista, who is also involved with the South Perry Farmers Market and sells healthy gourmet granola and handmade snacks through her own Sister Bees Kitchen, grew …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018

Everett ‘Jeopardy’ contestant wasn’t ‘gangsta’ enough

An all-too-proper slip of the tongue not only cost Everett’s Nick Spicher $3,200 in Jan. 2’s “Jeopardy” game, but it made him a media sensation this week.


’Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek on leave after brain surgery, says ‘prognosis is excellent’

Alex Trebek’s no-nonsense tone is something of his trademark. The “Jeopardy!” host has employed it in more than 6,800 episodes of the game show, doling out kind rebukes and droll …


UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017

Spokane woman makes the most of her shot on Jeopardy!

Crista Calderon didn’t win her match on the long-running trivia mega hit Jeopardy!, but she had a lot fun trying.


Alex Trebek pays tribute to Cindy Stowell, cancer-stricken ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

“Jeopardy!” contestant Cindy Stowell completed her remarkable run during Wednesday night’s episode, winning six games and $103,801 in prize money.


The Rock Doc: ‘Jeopardy’ clue calls for hard answers

A good friend of mine checks each morning on the Web for the final “Jeopardy” question from the TV game show. I don’t go to movies or follow sports, so …