When Sue Kam was born on Sept. 9, 1936, her parents, Jacob and Edith Denkers, didn’t even know they were expecting their fourth child.
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When the thought of cycling comes to mind, it often conjures images of muscular athletes in high-end spandex gear. However, a new mobile application is looking to change that.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 21, 2014, View editions.
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WHEELCHAIR-BOUND READER SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY
Bill Friedman tapped 47 years researching organized crime, government and police corruption to write “All Against the Law: The Criminal Activities of the Depression Era Bank Robbers, Mafia, FBI, Politicians, & Cops.”
Grand Canyon National Park is visited by nearly 5 million people a year, and not surprisingly, many complain that it’s crowded. But you don’t have to endure that because the vast majority of those millions gaze upon the canyon from its South Rim. Those who choose the North Rim get much more elbow room.
Literary events coming this week include Ann McGinnis’ presentation to the Las Vegas Writers Group to speak on developing a fan base and poet Bridget Lowe’s visit to UNLV.
Want a book with a chunk of controversy between its pages? Of course you do, which is why you want “A Most Imperfect Union.”
LEGENDS TRYOUTS PLANNED AUG. 26, 27
With more than 316,000 Clark County students expected to return to school Aug. 25, children and parents will be traveling to and from school, posing potential safety issues, according to local officials.
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Five Clark County students with Norwegian ancestry have been awarded $3,100 in scholarships by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway. The winners are Sean Cortney , a UNLV sophomore; Amanda Fehr , a Shadow Ridge High School senior; Skylar Feldman of Henderson, a Coronado High School senior; Nathan Gifford , a Centennial High School senior; and Jessica Reed , a three-time winner and a sophomore at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
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NEW COAST GUARD AUXILIARY GROUP FORMS IN VALLEY
The final open house to take resident input on the Spring Valley Land Use Plan was held July 31 at the Desert Breeze Community Center. The plan is to address proposed development in Spring Valley, a community of roughly 22,865 acres.
Patrons at the Suncoast got a treat July 10 — young talent in the form of brothers Diego and Santiago LaRochelle, who performed in the “Suncoast Variety Show.”
You probably know some of the signs that can signal the onset of diabetes, such as a pot belly or losing feeling in lower extremities. But there are other signs to watch out for: lethargy, thirst and dry, itchy skin.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.
You can’t imagine how I felt when the woman from the Nevada Department of Wildlife said that coyotes live in every state of the continental union. Moreover, “they flourish throughout the entire state of Nevada, including urban areas such as Las Vegas and Reno.”
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Maru’s offers Italian fare with an extensive menu and attention to detail. The long noodle pastas, for example, are made on site, as are the sauces and dressings.