Shriners Hospital Open looking for volunteers

Organizers of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open seek volunteers for the 36th annual golf tournament, which will take place at TPC Summerlin from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4.

Tacoma’s Ross Detwiler dominates 51s

For 7 1/3 innings, Tacoma starter Ross Detwiler worked quickly and efficiently, sending the 51s down mostly in order.

An intellectual giant we should emulate

As a giant in a world full of pygmies, speaking strictly in terms of logical intellect and reasoning, Charles Krauthammer always maintained a great sense of personal humility. Some may not know who he was or how he became the man he was, but he really should be admired and held as a model for us to emulate. He was always willing to listen but held to his strong core principles.

EDITORIAL: Searching for civility

Screaming at people who disagree with you is an unbecoming habit for a two-year-old. It should be an unacceptable one foradults to engage in when their political opponents are eating dinner at a restaurant.

Separating children and weighing rights

It is a sad state of affairs when illegal emigrants have more rights than U.S. citizens. If citizens of the United States are arrested, their children are taken from them. No if, ands or buts about it.

Mourning Koko the gorilla

I was saddened to hear about the death of Koko, the western lowland gorilla who recently passed away at age 46, who became famous when she was able to master the American Sign Language and communicate with human beings.

Northern California region again fights relentless wildfires

Thousands were forced to flee their homes Monday as major wildfires encroached on a charred area of Northern California still recovering from severe blazes in recent years, sparking concern the state may be in for another destructive series of wildfires this summer.

Person of interest sought in deadly Las Vegas shooting

Just before 11:50 p.m. on June 9, an officer near Twain Avenue and Palos Verdes Street heard gunshots and found a man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a Metropolitan Police Department release.

Record 4.3M passengers use McCarran International Airport in May

May marked the busiest month in McCarran International Airport’s history with more than 4.36 million airline passengers, topping the previous record set seven months ago, the Clark County Aviation Department reported Monday.

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