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

Nye County brothel reopens after license reinstated March 16, 2018

March Madness continues to be major draw for Las Vegas March 14, 2018

Las Vegas, a tech testing ground, nets Smart Cities grant March 14, 2018

New augmented reality experience coming to the Strip March 13, 2018

Getting a cocktail while gambling made easier at this Las Vegas casino March 12, 2018

Brothel owner Hof still working to get license reinstated at Love Ranch March 9, 2018

$620 million Palms renovation includes bigger self-park garage, casino floor March 9, 2018

U.S. 95 to shut down this weekend in both directions near downtown March 9, 2018

Woman wins $500,000 in promotion at Eastside Cannery March 8, 2018

First week of Project Neon's last phase ushers in slowdowns March 8, 2018

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