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

Volume XXVIII, Issue 17

Featured Stories

  • 2nd Anniversary Historic BIA Agent House
  • August Community Meeting
  • HopeKids and families enjoy fun Saturday at UltraStar
  • Ak-Chin celebrates Jertson's dedicated years of service
  • Basket classes held for Ak-Chin


Previous Issues

Volume XXVII, Issue 16

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin breaks ground on new Him-Dak Art Classroom
» Quail Run: The Future of Ak-Chin
» Is a Charter School coming to Ak-Chin? Topic of discussion for July's Community Gathering

Volume XXVII, Issue 15

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Pavilion hosts "Riser," Bentley's first headliner tour
» Screening of "True Love" at UltraStar honors late Marine and actor
» Growth and expansion theme of July Community Meeting

Volume XXVII, Issue 14

In This Issue:
» 4th of July Fun in the Sun
» Saint Kateri statue unveiled, feast held
» NABI crowns new Gold champions

Volume XXVII, Issue 13

In This Issue:
» Phoenix Mercury Traveling Practice Returns to Ak-Chin
» New Zealand NABI Teams Visit
» 2014 Seniors Embark on Epic Hawaii Trip

Volume XXVII, Issue 12

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Multi-Purpose Justice Complex celebrates Grand Opening
» "Game" brought to Ak-Chin Gym at Legends & Royalty Basketball Event
» Ak-Chin Councilmembers attend NCAI Mid-year Conference

Volume XXVII, Issue 11

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Indian Community Field dedicated
» Vekol Unveils New Gas Pumps
» May Community Meeting

Volume XXVII, Issue 10

In This Issue:
» Ten Pins Down Challenge hosted by Super Bowl Committee
» Ak-Chin Promotes Stroke Awareness Day
» Council Updates

Volume XXVII, Issue 9

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin teams win at inaugural Phoenix 3ON3 event
» Imani Antone wins Best Dance in Miss Indian World competition
» Booboo Stewart to return for X-Men: Days of Future Past at UltraStar

Volume XXVII, Issue 8

In This Issue:
» "A Union of Two Communities" - Him-Dak Celebration salutes 20 years of Harrah's & Ak-Chin
» Ak-Chin elects Robert Miguel in Special Council Election
» Aiming for a strike: Ak-Chin hosts tourney benefiting Special Olympics

Volume XXVII, Issue 7

In This Issue:
» Four Members Seek Council Vacancy in Special Election
» Council Updates
» March Community Meeting
» Unity Run makes stop in community

Volume XXVII, Issue 6

In This Issue:
» Peters crowned Miss Ak-Chin
» Best Practices in Indigenous Economic Development group visits Ak-Chin
» Council Updates

Volume XXVII, Issue 5

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin GED Graduates & Higher Education Students Celebrate Academic Achievements
» Carlyle shares travel overseas during February Community Gathering
» Council Updates

Volume XXVII, Issue 4

In This Issue:
» Valentine's Day a fun holiday for Community members
» Casa Grande's Cowboy and Indian Days celebrate culture, local heritage and rodeo
» BIA House hosts Elder ladies Valentine Tea

Volume XXVII, Issue 3

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin represents at O'odham Wapkial Ha:Tas
» Ak-Chin and UltraStar host Super Tailgate Party
» January Community Meeting
» Maricopa Democrats honor Ak-Chin Indian Community

Volume XXVII, Issue 2

In This Issue:
» Carlyle retains seat while Narcia gets a second stint
» A final address from former Councilman Gabriel Lopez
» Ak-Chin Council election and inauguration scenes...

Volume XXVII, Issue 1

In This Issue:
» Carlyle, Lopez look to retain seats while Narcia and Vincent seek terms
» Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino celebrates Dunkin Donuts grand opening
» 2013 Year In Review