2018 June Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 4

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Chandler Chamber honors businesses, community leaders
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Chandler Chamber honors businesses, community leaders

June 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Businesses and individuals were honored June 2 for their contributions to the city at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Awards gala. In addition, three young people each received...
Public safety debate only sparks at council forum
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Public safety debate only sparks at council forum

June 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Incumbent Chandler City Councilman Terry Roe was quick to defend the city’s crime-fighting record after a former member of council raised concerns about police response times. But...
Collin Erickson tackles football competition in Europe
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Collin Erickson tackles football competition in Europe

June 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The game of football has taken Collin Erickson all over the world. In just the past two years, he’s traveled from Gilbert to Iowa to Germany. Late last week, the Gilbert native and 2015...
Scripture says we’re responsible for our own actions
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Scripture says we’re responsible for our own actions

June 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Rabbi Irwin Wiener, Contributor   Susan B. Anthony, American women’s rights advocate, wrote, “I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their...
No suspense in mayor’s race but plenty in others
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No suspense in mayor’s race but plenty in others

June 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY Gary Nelson, Contributor   When Jay Tibshraeny first joined the Chandler City Council in 1986, the town was barely a dot on the map. Even then, however, growth was coming. And fast. It was all but automatic as waves of...
Firefighter-dad a warrior for cancer and kids
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Firefighter-dad a warrior for cancer and kids

June 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Firefighters are used to rescuing people facing perilous flames and life-threatening medical issues, but Keith Welch takes his role as protector far beyond the call of duty. Welch, a...
Two East Valley men ordained as priests in Chandler
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Two East Valley men ordained as priests in Chandler

June 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Two East Valley residents were among three men who were to be ordained today as priests by the Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, at a special ceremony in...
Chandler jazzman to teach at The Nash
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Chandler jazzman to teach at The Nash

June 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A renowned Chandler jazzman hopes to get musicians out of their comfort zones when they jam at a workshop he is teaching this month at The Nash, a nonprofit jazz performance and education...
Ducey disputes school chief’s war on evolution
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Ducey disputes school chief’s war on evolution

June 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   Gov. Doug Ducey said earlier this week that he believes evolution should remain part of the science standards for public high schools, despite efforts by the state’s top school...
Traffic death of Chandler mom yields new law
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Traffic death of Chandler mom yields new law

June 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh, San Tan news Staff   Pam’s Law stands as a tribute to a grieving mother’s persistence and her desire to right a wrong in the state’s traffic laws after discovering it in Chandler in the hardest way...