Here’s wishing the happiest of birthdays to Amber Kuehn Krempel, a sportswriter for the Independent Record of Helena, Mont.
A 2008 graduate of the University of Montana, Amber served as sports editor for the student paper there, the Montana Kaimin. She interned at the Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune in 2007 and the Virginian-Pilot in 2008. She’s married to Karl Krempel,
a legislative editor and proofreader for the Montana state legislature. Find her Twitter feed here. Amber turns 26 today.
UPDATE – 7 p.m.
Karl writes in the comments of this post:
An update: Amber’s husband, Karl (that’s me), is currently a copy editor at the Helena Independent Record and an avid reader of this blog. Fun fact: It’s my birthday today, too.
Amber shares a birthday with actors Liv Rundgren Tyler, Pamela Denise Anderson, Alan Ruck, Daniel Edward “Dan” Aykroyd, Karen Blanche Ziegler (better known as Karen Black), Jameel Joseph Farah (better known as Jamie Farr), Geneviève Bujold, Jean Lyndsey Torren Marsh, Charles Laughton and Olivia Mary de Havilland; musicians Deborah Ann “Debbie” Harry, Michelle Wright, Andraé Edward Crouch, Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott and Frederick William “Fred” Schneider III (of the B-52′s); choreographer Twyla Tharp; director Sydney Irwin Pollack; sports greats Frederick Carlton “Carl” Lewis (track and field), Rutgerus Johannes Martinus “Ruud” van Nistelrooy (soccer) and Nelson Ramón Cruz Martínez (baseball); cosmetics dealer Estée Lauder; environmentalist David Ross Brower; politician David Ernest Duke; Diana Frances Spencer (better known as Diana, Princess of Wales) and grammar guru William Strunk Jr.
In addition, today is International Chicken Wing Day, U.S. Postage Stamp Day and Canada Day. Seriously.
Best wishes, Amber! Have a lovely birthday today!