Paul Szydelko

Senior Editor


A Southern Nevada resident since he graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism in 1986, Szydelko has been the lead copy editor at Vegas Seven since its inception. The former sports reporter, news reporter and managing editor of the Henderson Home News worked on the copy desk of the Las Vegas Sun when it was an afternoon daily and sampled the Strip’s many tourist attractions as associate editor and senior editor of Las Vegas Magazine. The San Diego native lives in Henderson with his wife and two daughters.

Intriguing People 2015


The New Man on Campus: Len Jessup

Some of the highlights from what University Regent Kevin Page calls Jessup’s “sick résumé”: Prodigious fundraiser at Washington State University; creator of a University of Arizona institution that focuses on moving inventions and innovations from the campus to the marketplace; steward of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona; and guiding hand in restructuring Arizona’s academic medical school. Read More



Up Next: The Dubya

In honor of the Delano’s opening coinciding with Ken Burns’ 14-hour PBS documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History beginning September 14, we wondered if the all-suite South Beach-inspired hotel (formerly THEhotel) might consider carrying the presidential theme further. Read More

The Dog Days of Summer

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Next-Level Care for Canines (and Cats, Too!)

A miniature pinscher’s skull, fractured by an inadvertent practice golf swing, requiring weeks of intensive care. … Another dog born with a serious birth defect, surgeons and therapists working with a prosthetic company to improve its life. … Still another, accidentally run over by its owners, necessitating amputation of a rear leg and a hip replacement on the other side. Read More


The King?s Ransom

Sandra Luther was 16 years old in the summer of 1964 when her mom let her spend afternoons at the famed MGM Studios in their Culver City, California, neighborhood. She was hanging with a guard named George when this nice-looking man approached. “George, who’s that?” she asked. “Elvis Presley,” he said. “I didn’t scream or holler like all the girls did in the ’50s,” Luther says. “I waited until he came down to where the gate was and I said, ‘Mr. Presley, could I have your autograph?’ He said, Read More