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

Volume XXX, Issue 10

Featured Stories

  • Pinal County Peace Officers Memorial honors Chief Milton P. Antone
  • Ak-Chin members achieve higher education dreams
  • St. Francis Celebrates Rite of Confirmation
  • Ak-Chin PD strides it out for 2016 Torch Run
  • Ak-Chin Elders join Tohono O'odham Elders Day


Previous Issues

Volume XXX, Issue 9

In This Issue:
» Councilwoman Antone participates in AZ Rattlers coin toss
» 2016 Earth Day Celebration
» Him-Dak hosts yearly Mother's Day Tea with Elders

Volume XXX, Issue 8

In This Issue:
» 25th Annual Him-Dak Celebration held
» Ak-Chin joins thousands for annual JDRF One Walk
» Ak-Chin Police Department hosts 4th Annual Special Olympics Bowling Tourney

Volume XXX, Issue 7

In This Issue:
» Warrior Challenge Benefits Special Olympics
» Ak-Chin sponsors 2016 Arizona Rattlers
» Safety and transportation focus of March Community Meeting

Volume XXX, Issue 6

In This Issue:
» 2016 Four Tribes Meeting
» AKC brings the fun during Intersession 2016
» Rattlers begin training camp

Volume XXX, Issue 5

In This Issue:
» 11th Annual Seeds of Change Gala
» Ak-Chin Elders visit Salt River for Senior Games
» Council Member Updates

Volume XXX, Issue 4

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Thunder brings home 2016 PHX3on3 title
» 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open sets new records
» Ak-Chin celebrates 2016 O'odham Tash Rodeo

Volume XXX, Issue 3

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Inauguration begins Manuel's fourth term
» Ak-Chin debuts as first ever local sponsor at Waste Management Phoenix Open
» January Community Meeting

Volume XXX, Issue 2

In This Issue:
» Historic championship game, Ak-Chin - AOC partnership win
» Ak-Chin's young ladies welcome 2016 with inaugural "Girls Night Out"

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