Jayhawk fans enjoy themselves at "the best sports bar in Hawaii," Cronie's Bar and Grill in Hilo, Hawaii.
Hasani, top, a 6-month old western lowland gorilla, rides on the back of his surrogate mother, Bawang, on Friday at the San Francisco Zoo. Hasani, whose name means “handsome” in Swahili, is the first gorilla born in captivity at the zoo in 11 years. Bawang, who’s 29 years old, became the baby gorilla’s surrogate mother after his birth mother, Monifa, showed no interest in raising him. The western lowland gorilla is on the critically endangered list.
Dimitri Merrill and Amber Hughes
Amanda Woodward and Joshua Davis
David Seymour and Amber Parks
Dayrl and Helen Wrightsman
Charles and Kathy Hagen
Mark Abel and Jodi Wingebach
Austin Koelling and Elissa Lemesany
Sarah and Joseph Van Saun
Peter Aikins Vrooman and Kenyon Beth Barker
Jeff and Sarah Hoffman announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Elizabeth Hoffman to Ryan Loyal Stueve, all of Lawrence.
The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Free State High School and earned a fashion design and merchandising degree from the College of Alameda, Alameda, Calif. She is an interior designer for Hoffman-Builders and a custom framer at Framewoods Gallery in downtown Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Linda and Jim Briden, Topeka, and the late Mark Stueve. He is a 1999 graduate of Washburn Rural High School and earned a massage therapy degree from MTTI, Kansas City, Mo. He is an assistant manager at Five Guys in Lawrence.
The couple plan a Nov. 7, 2009, wedding at Abe & Jake’s Landing.
Michael and Melody Jordan
Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon volunteers Jennifer Pozzuolo, of Garmin International, left, and Amy Bellerive, of Kinedyne Corp., brave the cold and rain. The event was April 19 in Lawrence.
Despite the blustery weather, Health Care Access Clinic board members, from left, Neil Salkind, Jim Henry and Kay Henry volunteered at the Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon April 19 in Lawrence.
Members of Baldwin Boy Scout Troop’s new Wolverine Patrol are, standing from left, Jordan Peery, Garrett Hundley, Alex Cigard and Austin Ward, and Ben Morgenstern,kneeling. The new Scouts joined the troop during Webelos Graduation Weekend May 8-10 at Baldwin City’s Old City Lake at Spring Creek Park.
The Kansas University Alumni Association was a sponsor for the April 19 Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon and provided free hot dogs and brats after the event. From left are Nikki Epley, director of reunion programs; Heath Peterson, director of Kansas programs; Kevin Corbett, president; and Danny Lewis, assistant director of national programs.
Baldwin City Boy Scout Troop 65 Scoutmaster John Richards gives a Scout handbook, neckerchief and slide to new Scout Ben Morgenstern during Webelos Graduation Weekend May 8-10 at Baldwin City’s Old City Lake at Spring Creek Park. Also pictured are Assistant Scoutmaster Bruce Peterson, left, and Ben’s parents, Andy and Janet Morgenstern, right.
Barb and Steve Morris, left, and Warren and Mary Corman wait in front of the world’s largest stained glass American flag at the Dole Institute of Politics to welcome Bob and Elizabeth Dole at a reception on May 3. Steve Morris is president of the Kansas Senate and Warren Corman is the Kansas University architect.
Tammy Steeples, left, and former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole visit during the Dole Institute of Politics reception May 3 at the Lied Center.
Dole Institute reception guests, from left, Bob and Evelyn Senecal, Bill and Sara Woods, and Elizabeth and Emerson Hazlett gather before attending the 2009 Dole Lecture May 3 at the Lied Center.
A man carries a picture of Lebanese election candidate Nayla Tueni, who is seeking to claim her slain father’s seat, An-Nahar newspaper general manager and legislator Gibran Tueni, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Brryan Jackson, left, dances in the street with his friend Kendra Sontag as music blasts out of her car radio Thursday in St. Charles, Mo. As a baby, Jackson’s father secretly injected him with a syringe of HIV-tainted blood in hopes of killing the child, but the now-18-year-old is graduating from high school today and is stepping up his public speaking about fighting the stigma of AIDS and the power of faith and forgiveness.
Kansas City pitcher Zack Greinke wipes his brow during the fourth inning where he gave up four runs to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Royals lost, 9-3, Friday in Toronto.
Jockey Calvin Borel gallops Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird following the horse’s workout at Churchill Downs on Monday in Louisville, Ky. If Borel wins today’s Belmont Stakes, he’d become the first jockey to win the Triple Crown on different horses.
Michael Jordan presents a jersey to introduce Larry Brown as coach in this April 29, 2008, file photo in Charlotte, N.C. Brown expressed concern in Jordan’s recent unknown role with the franchise.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant reacts to action against the Orlando Magic on Thursday in Los Angeles. Bryant scored 40 points in Game 1. Game 2 is Sunday at Staples Center.
President Barack Obama and Buchenwald survivor Elie Wiesel visit the memorial site for the “Kleines Lager” (Little Camp) on Friday inside the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany.
From left, Mary Blythe, Muriel Cook and Emily Russell were honored as Wonderful Older Women at the recent meeting of the Older Women’s League at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Suzanne McColl, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Neal Wanless, 23, accepts a ceremonial check for winning a $232 million Powerball lottery jackpot Friday in Pierre, S.D. Wanless, who lives on his family’s 320-acre ranch near Mission, S.D., bought the winning ticket in the nearby town of Winner late last month.
The Palm Pre smartphone is shown at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in this Jan. 9 file photo. Sprint Nextel Corp. plans to start selling the much anticipated Pre today for $200. The device could give Palm a much-needed boost in sales and help Sprint stop the defection of subscribers to other wireless carriers.
Ian Babcock, Lawrence, holds out his leopard tortoise named Deronimus for a blessing with holy water by the Rev. Jonathon Jensen during a past St. Francis of Assisi blessing of the animals at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., in this 2002 file photo. The annual event at Trinity is one way Jensen has performed outreach with the Lawrence community during his tenure.
The Rev. Jonathon Jensen will be leaving the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., for Little Rock, Ark. Jensen stands by an addition which was one accomplishment of several in his seven years in Lawrence.