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

Stolen NV Energy uniform prompts scam warning June 21, 2018

Photos: Palace Station’s 2-year modernization project is almost done. Here’s a look June 21, 2018

Nevada Partners breaks ground on workforce training center in NLV June 20, 2018

Water main break at Mandalay Bay floods part of convention center June 19, 2018

Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever June 19, 2018

Charleston at I-15 to close for two nights, starting today June 19, 2018

County expected to OK contract for more bollards along Strip June 14, 2018

How the Stadium could change the game in Las Vegas June 14, 2018

The Convention Center’s 2020 expansion aims to keep Las Vegas competitive June 14, 2018

Power back on at McCarran after morning outage June 13, 2018

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