Stories tagged: record
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Spoiler alert, “Jeopardy!” fans. James Holzhauer may not be invincible after all.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
This month Spokane is likely to have the second-most days with snow in February and second-most total snow in February, forecasters say.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
One Vermont community is celebrating the holidays and the winter solstice with a massive bonfire and what they hope will be the world’s largest s’more.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
East Valley School District officials say a middle-school physical education teacher did nothing wrong by recording video of students doing a gym exercise with his personal cellphone.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:16 p.m.
Since Justin Sheedy pulled the trigger on a huge bighorn ram last hunting season in the Missouri River Breaks, it’s been a waiting game.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
The natural furnace of California’s Death Valley was on full broil in July, tentatively setting a world record for hottest month ever.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
A record 246.1 million passengers are expected to fly during the season, a 3.7 percent increase over a record set last year, according to Airlines for America, a trade group …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 11:08 a.m.
America’s only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
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.
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.
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 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 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. builders spent 0.8 percent more on construction projects in November, the fourth consecutive monthly gain.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.