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

Memorial crosses on display at Clark County Museum until Sunday December 12, 2017

2 new solar plants boost Switch operations, state's clean energy outlook December 12, 2017

Support groups open to those struggling after mass shooting December 8, 2017

Is it a suitcase or a robot? Luggage rolls along with the latest technology December 8, 2017

System to warn wrong-way drivers to be part of new interchange December 8, 2017

Improvements considered for hazardous span of Lamb Boulevard in east valley December 7, 2017

Lyft lists marijuana dispensary as most visited Las Vegas location December 6, 2017

Nevada seeks to expand drone testing with new FAA program December 6, 2017

Road improvements on Water Street in Henderson will be complete by spring December 6, 2017

Turf replaced at iconic sign on Las Vegas Strip December 5, 2017

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