2018 March Archive - SanTan Sun News

Sports and Recreation

Chandler girl wins big at invitational swim meet
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Chandler girl wins big at invitational swim meet

March 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF When Skylar Debnam’s coach praises her work ethic as a competitive swimmer, it’s no exaggeration. The 14-year-old Chandler girl wakes up at 3:45 a.m. twice a week so her parents can drive her to the...
Local woman ‘rocks’ Chandler with love
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Local woman ‘rocks’ Chandler with love

March 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Valerie Biberdorf Boman thinks Chandler and its residents rock. And for a decade, the Chandler woman has been showing her appreciation with rocks. She paints and decorates rocks, then leaves them...
Chandler sizzling with new restaurants
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Chandler sizzling with new restaurants

March 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY David M. Brown, Contributor Chandler continues filling the plate with new places to eat, drink and meet. From tacos to seafood, barbecue to Belizean food and breweries, restaurants, cafes and eateries have opened or are...
Chandler to celebrate 30 years of the Ostrich Festival
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Chandler to celebrate 30 years of the Ostrich Festival

March 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By SAM HUANG Contributor The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is bringing the celebration of the ostrich to you at the 30th Annual Ostrich Festival. More than 100,000 visitors are expected during this three-day extravaganza taking...
Be grateful for the past, appreciate the present
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Be grateful for the past, appreciate the present

March 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer As we get older, we start to think about yesterday and maybe yesterday’s yesterday. In fact, our thoughts always focus on what was and not what is. That is, until something happens that...
Community mourns longtime activist Barbara Knox
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Community mourns longtime activist Barbara Knox

March 3rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff The community is mourning a longtime Chandler activist who advocated for education, the arts, nonprofit outreach and anything else that helped her beloved city. Barbara Knox died on Feb. 23. She was 84. A...
Potato Barn offers eclectic mix of furniture
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Potato Barn offers eclectic mix of furniture

March 2nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Shoppers no longer have to leave Chandler to find a diverse mix of colorful and comfy couches easy to sink into and unusual, wood dining room tables large enough for big gatherings. That’s because Potato...
Vision Gallery displays Hollywood glamour
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Vision Gallery displays Hollywood glamour

March 1st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Anyone who has ever wanted to step into the shoes of a glamorous starlet can get a taste of the razzle-dazzle of Hollywood at a new exhibit coming to Vision Gallery in Chandler. “Hollywood in the...