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Current Issue of the Ak-Chin O'odham Runner Newspaper

Volume XXXII, Issue 4

Featured Stories

  • Ak-Chin and Special Olympics to bring Fiesta Bowl 3on3
  • BE MINE... Ak-Chin Valentine's Day
  • Gary Woodland wins 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • January Community Gathering features storytelling


Previous Issues

Volume XXXII, Issue 3

In This Issue:
» 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open begins
» Ak-Chin Library introduces Elders on the Go program
» First Community Meeting of 2018

Volume XXXII, Issue 2

In This Issue:
» The 23rd Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day
» National Indian Gaming Commission Approves Seven-Year Management Agreement Between the Ak-Chin Indian Community and Caesars Entertainment
» Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Resort Once Again Named One of the "Best Places to Work" by the Phoenix Business Journal

Volume XXXII, Issue 1

In This Issue:
» "Stronger from within" themes Ak-Chin Girls Night Out
» Ak-Chin Education benefits from Strickland and Strickland donation
» New Year's lunch for elders

Volume XXXI, Issue 24

In This Issue:
» 10th Annual Masik Tas celebration
» Peyton Manning headlines 2018 WMPO Tee-Off Luncheon
» Santa pays a visit to Ak-Chin Elders for annual Christmas Celebration

Volume XXXI, Issue 23

In This Issue:
» Maricopa breaks ground on highly anticipated SR347 Overpass
» Zabawa Harvesting picks Ak-Chin Cotton
» 2017 Masik Tas kicks off with Employee Challenge

Volume XXXI, Issue 22

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin celebrates its Veterans
» Him-Dak Museum's Elderly Thanksgiving is a delicious delight
» Men's and Women's Group featured during Community Gathering

Volume XXXI, Issue 21

In This Issue:
» Annual St. Francis Feast Day celebrated
» Ak-Chin hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Event & Pink Run
» Ak-Chin Trunk or Treat is a spooktacular success

Volume XXXI, Issue 20

In This Issue:
» 2017 Fall Intersession
» Precision AG Viwion Conference features tour of Ak-Chin Farms
» Rusty Pilot Seminar offered at Ak-Chin Regional Airport

Volume XXXI, Issue 19

In This Issue:
» Crowd gathers at Ak-Chin NARD Celebration
» Six members participate in Ma:lina Pilgrimage
» NABI and Ak-Chin Indian Community recognized at NIGA luncheon

Volume XXXI, Issue 18

In This Issue:
» Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Expansion on the move
» St. Francis Mission School celebrates 3rd year anniversary
» History of San Juan Church featured at August Gathering

Volume XXXI, Issue 17

In This Issue:
» ASU President Crow meets with Tribal Leaders
» B.I.A. House celebrates 5th Anniversary
» Ak-Chin's eldest turns 94, celebrates 5 generations

Volume XXXI, Issue 16

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin leadership welcomes Caesars CEO
» San Carlos Apache College dedicated, officially opens
» Chili Chili Bang Bang serves up the flavor and fun

Volume XXXI, Issue 15

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Youth Council inaugurates new membership
» Ak-Chin elders enjoy visit to Utah landmarks
» Vice-Chairman Gabriel Lopez speaks at Gathering

Volume XXXI, Issue 14

In This Issue:
» Mandela Washington Fellowship visits Ak-Chin
» 15th Annual NABI games brings out the best and brightest
» NABI Alaska team visit with Ak-Chin elders

Volume XXXI, Issue 13

In This Issue:
» 15th Annual Native American Basketball Invitational Tournament tips off
» United States Ambassador Keith Harper visits Ak-Chin
» June Community Meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 12

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin participates in annual D'Backs Tourney
» Ak-Chin brings good luck to playoff-bound Rattlers
» Ak-Chin Elders participate in Quechan Senior Games