Eastern Washington University says its fall enrollment has set a record for the sixth consecutive year. The headcount for fall quarter is up 662 students, thanks mostly to a big jump in freshmen enrollment.
Anchorage has set a record for the most consecutive days with a high temperature of 70 degrees or higher.
News that a sport-fisherman reeled in — and kept — a potentially record-setting mako shark off the Southern California coast earlier this week is making waves with conservationists, who berated the catch because shark populations are vulnerable to overfishing worldwide.
Washington state apple growers, who are already in the midst of a near record harvest, are now looking forward to higher demand and prices for their produce.
Not too many people are complaining in typically soggy Seattle, but the city is on a surprising run of dry weather. The last rain at the airport was .04 inches on July 22, and Labor Day weekend in Seattle is looking just fine.
The National Weather Service reports .73 of an inch at Sea-Tac Airport broke the record of .59 set in 1948.
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Under sunny skies, the temperature hit a record 70 degrees Sunday in Seattle, breaking the old record of 69 set in 1996.