THE MATE-MATE SHOW: Service members get hitched courtesy of resorts, chapels and businesses during ‘Las Vegas Marries the Military’ day

“We want to show the military and our veterans our appreciation. What better match than giving them the wedding of their dreams in the Wedding Capital of the World?” says Clark County Clerk Lynn Marie Goya, who oversees the county Marriage License Bureau. Along with the Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce, Goya coordinated this second annual event for 11 selected couples from Las Vegas and around the country.

In the 1997 movie "Con Air," the plane’s left wing nearly shears off the top of the famous Fender Stratocaster guitar sign at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The Hard Rock hosted the movie’s premiere. (Darrin Bush/Las Vegas News Bureau)
Behind the Camera

BEHIND THE CAMERA: ‘Con Air’ features one of Vegas’ most memorable movie moments

Shakespearean, it isn’t — but perhaps the Bard would have penned this line had he ever gotten his ya-yas out at TAO or Beacher’s Madhouse: …

Sports Rewind

MEAD FOR SPEED: Donald Campbell breaks his own water-speed record on Lake Mead, Nov. 16, 1955

Think of him as the ultimate do-it-yourself-er: There’s no one else’s record to break? Then just break your own. And so British land/water speed racer …