2018 July Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 3

Opinion

County will make community stronger and spend less money
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County will make community stronger and spend less money

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By DENNY BARNEY Guest Writer As a business owner, I have a lot of practice in making the most of finite resources. It might sound nice to spend however much I want on whatever I want whenever I want it, but that’s a recipe for...
Council used open process to fill vacancy
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Council used open process to fill vacancy

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By MAYOR JAY TIBSHRAENY Guest Writer At its June 28 meeting, the Chandler City Council unanimously voted to select Jeremy McClymonds to fill the vacant seat on the Council. He replaces former Councilmember Nora Ellen, who left...
Corporation Commission must adopt Judicial Code of Conduct to restore integrity
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Corporation Commission must adopt Judicial Code of Conduct to restore integrity

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Charles E. Jones Guest Writer Arizona’s founders created the Corporation Commission to address concerns about the influence of public utilities, to ensure protection for consumers, to provide a fair return on operational...
City to support life-saving programs for residents
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City to support life-saving programs for residents

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor The city of Chandler is spending more than $1 million to help programs that can save lives and offer support to the most vulnerable residents. The City Council last month approved nearly $1.2...
City celebrates diversity through televised films
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City celebrates diversity through televised films

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Independent films made around the world will be free and easy to watch in Chandler, thanks to a new partnership. The Chandler Diversity Office and the city’s Communications and Public Affairs...
Circuit board firm owner helps needy far and wide
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Circuit board firm owner helps needy far and wide

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Chandler man who gets a charge out of tackling new technology has grown his circuit board company from a small enterprise in his garage to a thriving global operation. While he has boosted...
Cielo Elementary kids helped, enchanted by huge mural
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Cielo Elementary kids helped, enchanted by huge mural

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor Suzanne Whitaker is a kind of 21st-century Michelangelo. Only instead of ceilings, she paints walls. But just as Michelangelo’s famed work on the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel...
Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career
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Chris Isaak looks both ways on his career

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
Connor Dziawura Staff Chris Isaak isn’t bothered by high temperatures. Upon answering the phone, the Stockton, California, native asks the typical Arizona question. “Is it hot?” he asks. When he’s told the temperatures...
Chandler Wolves hoops team growing during summer play
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Chandler Wolves hoops team growing during summer play

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Eric Newman Staff This was a high school chemistry experiment that did not end with a disastrous explosion. Chandler High School’s mixing of basketball players to find effective combinations and rotations during...
Chandler teams can scavenger hunt via Instagram
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Chandler teams can scavenger hunt via Instagram

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A popular activity many people participated in as children is taking on a modern twist in Chandler’s parks this month. People are encouraged to get out their smartphones and snap photos as they...