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

Volume XXX, Issue 2

Featured Stories

  • Historic championship game, Ak-Chin - AOC partnership win
  • Ak-Chin's young ladies welcome 2016 with inaugural "Girls Night Out"
  • Long-Range Transportation Plan Underway for the Community


Previous Issues

Volume XXX, Issue 1

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin celebrates Christmas at Elements Center
» Waste Management Phoenix Open Tee-Off Luncheon
» Gin Blossoms rock it at UltraStar Circle

Volume XXIX, Issue 24

In This Issue:
» 2015 Masik Tas - Celebrating 54 years of sovereignty and its most precious resource
» Waste Management Phoenix Open Tee-Off Luncheon
» Dwight hits the streets of Ak-Chin

Volume XXIX, Issue 23

In This Issue:
» 2016 Election Results - Manuel Wins!
» Ak-Chin Southern Dunes hosts AOC golf tournament
» November Community Gathering celebrates the Creator

Volume XXIX, Issue 22

In This Issue:
» 2016 Meet the Candidates
» UltraStar celebrates 3 years
» 16th Annual Veterans Recognition honors Narcia

Volume XXIX, Issue 21

In This Issue:
» St. Francis Feast celebrates with new clergy
» Ak-Chin Regional Airport hosts Chamber Mixer
» NABI, Airport and Planning departments give updates at Community Meeting

Volume XXIX, Issue 20

In This Issue:
» Four council candidates run for one seat, election in November
» Ak-Chin Tribal Council Message to the Community
» October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Police Department presentation

Volume XXIX, Issue 19

In This Issue:
» N.A.R.D. 2K15
» Ak-Chin employees travel around the world during Employee Bash
» Touchdown! Arizona Organizing Committee officially welcomes the Ak-Chin Indian Community as sponsor of downtown Phoenix's Championship Campus

Volume XXIX, Issue 18

In This Issue:
» It's Showtime! AKC Library hosts 2015 Movie Club Film Festival at UltraStar
» Historic Anniversary
» Cultural Monitoring major topic at August Community Gathering

Volume XXIX, Issue 17

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Council and Departments present at August Community Meeting
» BIA House celebrates third anniversary
» High school graduates recognized at Middle/High School Parent Meeting

Volume XXIX, Issue 16

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Indian Community announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion of Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino
» Country artist Jo Dee Messina and reggae band The Wailers headline The Lounge
» AKC goes to the TSRA

Volume XXIX, Issue 15

In This Issue:
» Inaugural event for Elements is annual Gila River Youth conference
» Ak-Chin Elders enjoy San Diego trip
» Health Education and Community Events topics for July Community Meeting

Volume XXIX, Issue 14

In This Issue:
» FLOTUS gathers with Tribal Youth
» Elements Event Center opens, UltraStar increases presence
» Community has grand line up for Independence Day

Volume XXIX, Issue 13

In This Issue:
» OPEN FOR BUSINESS: UltraStar at Ak-Chin Circle celebrates opening of new retail store
» Guests stay cool at San Juan Feast
» Royce Manuel presents at June Gathering

Volume XXIX, Issue 12

In This Issue:
» New Caesars CEO visits Ak-Chin
» Phoenix Mercury hoop it up on Farrell Road
» Ak-Chin Fire Department pins firefighters and awards recognitions

Volume XXIX, Issue 11

In This Issue:
» Bishop Olmsted leads Confirmation at St. Francis
» Ak-Chin officers graduate from SALETCA
» May Community Meeting Highlights

Volume XXIX, Issue 10

In This Issue:
» Mother's Day tea and fun at the B.I.A. House
» ACF and ACHE host 2nd annual stroke awareness event
» ACPD participates in Special Olympics Torch Run