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

Excavation work for Raiders stadium nearly complete May 23, 2018

Study shows brothels not a financial burden on Nye County May 22, 2018

16 acres on Las Vegas Strip expected to fetch over $540 million May 22, 2018

New tourism spots tout ‘adult freedom’ in Las Vegas May 22, 2018

Nellis commander headed to Mideast says his time in Las Vegas has been rewarding May 22, 2018

Planned sphere arena touted for unique audio and visual offerings May 19, 2018

Prototype Raiders license plate unveiled May 18, 2018

Neon arches to welcome visitors to downtown Las Vegas May 18, 2018

Buildings across valley sport Golden Knights fandom May 18, 2018

Las Vegas airport is streamlining security screening May 17, 2018

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