Mick Akers

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Bio: Mick Akers joined the Las Vegas Sun in 2017 after two years at the Pahrump Valley Times, where he earned the 2016 Nevada Press Association's Outstanding Journalist award in the intermediate category. He reported on the Lamar Odom brothel overdose situation, the dire health care situation in Nye County and the Nye County School District.

Mick is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an International Boxing Hall of Fame voter. He is a graduate of UNLV’s Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies.

Contact Mick: via e-mail or by phone at 702-948-7813.

Recent stories

Tesla opening new Las Vegas electric car showroom February 23, 2018

Teen arrested after shooting threat targets Rancho High February 22, 2018

Expect delays: I-15 project entering last big phase February 22, 2018

Pot disposal boxes installed at Las Vegas airport February 21, 2018

Planned sphere arena to use existing casino parking February 21, 2018

If Raiders stadium fizzles mid-project, county wants no eyesore left behind February 21, 2018

MGM says Mandalay Bay business recovering after Oct. 1 shooting February 20, 2018

Police review footage in case of man found shot to death in SUV February 19, 2018

Fatal shooting investigated at scene of recent triple homicide February 19, 2018

This coffee shop, a downtown staple, finds Summerlin to its liking February 18, 2018

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