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

Volume XXXIII, Issue 13

Featured Stories

  • Ak-Chin's very own strong men prove their strength in strenuous challenge
  • Ak-Chin gains three new ASU Certified Public Managers
  • Elders receive visit from Italy group during NABI
  • Ak-Chin elders spend lunch week with NABI basketball teams


Previous Issues

Volume XXXIII, Issue 12

In This Issue:
» Interior Asst. Secretary holds Listening Sessions
» Ak-Chin Regional Airport hosts NABI Fly-In
» Grammy Award-winning bands rock The Events Center

Volume XXXIII, Issue 11

In This Issue:
» Maricopa Students Celebrate New Chapters
» Harrah's pool shines on after upgrade
» Ak-Chin Sanitation shows upgrades at Open House

Volume XXXIII, Issue 10

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin celebrates Higher Education Graduates
» Ak-Chin Language has first state certified O'odham Language Teachers
» Spotlight: Ak-Chin Regional Airport

Volume XXXIII, Issue 9

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin GIS Department hosts San Xavier District
» Inaugural Administration Conference at Elements
» Reno speaker at April Gathering

Volume XXXIII, Issue 8

In This Issue:
» Meti earns second win, Burke takes first at 2nd Annual Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun
» Harrah's celebrates 25th Anniversary and Grand Opening of The Events Center
» Him-Dak celebrates its 28th Anniversary

Volume XXXIII, Issue 7

In This Issue:
» Unity Run brings prayers to Ak-Chin
» Ak-Chin Chairman Robert Miguel Joins Maricopa Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors
» Ak-Chin elders participate in Fort McDowell Senior Games

Volume XXXIII, Issue 6

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Council and Education honors first Doctoral degree earned in Ak-Chin
» Mul-Chu-Tha brings crowds for 57th annual celebration
» February Community Gathering teaches Cascarones

Volume XXXIII, Issue 5

In This Issue:
» 2019 brings Ak-Chin's first all-female Tribal Gaming Agency Commission
» Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Brady Wilson receives PGA Horton Smith Award
» 74th Annual Iwo Jima Anniversary brings unity

Volume XXXIII, Issue 4

In This Issue:
» Eleven-year drought ends, as Rickie Fowler wins "The People’s Open"
» Dave Chappelle Live at Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino; Show part of Casino's Grand Opening Celebration
» Ak-Chin joins T.O. Fair/Rodeo fun

Volume XXXIII, Issue 3

In This Issue:
» 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open raises stake for optimal fan experience
» Professional Bull Riders Ak-Chin Invitational
» Ak-Chin Farms gets visitors from Mexico City

Volume XXXIII, Issue 2

In This Issue:
» 24th Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day
» Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Antone celebrate Golden "50"
» 2019 Little Mr. and Miss Ak-Chin Candidates

Volume XXXIII, Issue 1

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Indian Community Council sworn in, begin four year terms
» Ak-Chin cotton season still harvesting despite rain delays
» Ak-Chin's Christmas Spirit shines in 2018

Volume XXXII, Issue 24

In This Issue:
» 11th Ak-Chin Masik Tas Celebration is a real crowd pleaser
» WMPO Tee-off Luncheon highlights #ThePeoplesOpen
» Ak-Chin elders spend evening in 50's Christmas

Volume XXXII, Issue 23

In This Issue:
» 2018 AK-CHIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL ELECTION - Carlyle retains Council seat, Garcia and Machado elected
» Ak-Chin royalty crowned
» This year's Masik Tas honors Joseph Smith

Volume XXXII, Issue 22

In This Issue:
» 19th Annual Ak-Chin Veteran's Recognition Day Celebration
» Members eager to meet 2018 Candidates
» Delia Carlyle presented Lifetime Achievement award

Volume XXXII, Issue 21

In This Issue:
» 2018 Ak-Chin Council Candidates
» Girls Night Out 2018 brings an overnight masquerade of fun to the Community
» St. Francis Feast celebrated