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The Monkees’ Mike and Micky stop in Chandler
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The Monkees’ Mike and Micky stop in Chandler

May 28th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynette Carrington, Contributor   The Monkees’ Mike Nesmith and Micky Dolenz will touch on all aspects of the legendary band’s 50-year career when they kick off their tour Friday, June 1, at Chandler Center for the...
2 Chandler natives serving with historic Navy 7th Fleet
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2 Chandler natives serving with historic Navy 7th Fleet

May 27th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   Two Chandler natives are serving the U.S. Navy halfway around the world in Sasebo, Japan. Petty Officer 3rd Class Ari Dehghani, a 2012 Dobson High School graduate, is a gas systems turbine electrical...
Relics of past inspire galleries’ joint exhibit
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Relics of past inspire galleries’ joint exhibit

May 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Staff     Historical objects are getting new life in a novel joint exhibit merging Chandler’s past with contemporary art. “Object Inspiration: A Collaborative Exhibition with the Chandler...
Casteel High joins spring football showcase
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Casteel High joins spring football showcase

May 26th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The idea was simple: host a joint football practice so college scouts can watch as many local high school players as possible. The execution was the tricky part. That’s where Red Mountain...
Chandler bat company finds its way to big leagues
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Chandler bat company finds its way to big leagues

May 25th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Hunter Robinson, Cronkite News   As the baseball season nears the half-way mark, the crack of a wooden bat is in full swing as a soundtrack of summer. Some of that sound is courtesy of Chandler-based Zinger Bats, which...
Be like a rabbit in the desert and listen
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Be like a rabbit in the desert and listen

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke, Guest Writer   Several weeks ago, my sister and I took advantage of the cooler morning temps and went hiking on South Mountain at the Pima Canyon trailhead. We hiked in the brown of a dry winter that...
Chandler coaching legend John Carlson succumbs at 70
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Chandler coaching legend John Carlson succumbs at 70

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The Chandler sports scene lost a legend on May 12 with the passing of John Carlson, who died after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 70. Mr. Carlson’s career with Chandler...
Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s
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Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   The petition drive for a ballot question on a proposed tax surcharge on high-income Arizonans to raise more money for public education has created a potential tempest with a T-shirt for...
Comic Fest brings out the Marvel-ous
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Comic Fest brings out the Marvel-ous

May 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff     Michael Rooker didn’t get into show business to entertain at comic festivals – but he sure loves being part of them. The star of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The...
Chandler High girls track team wins state title
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Chandler High girls track team wins state title

May 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   Girls track and field programs from across the Valley gathered last week at Mesa Community College for the state finals, but the tournament showcased one special group of superstars – the...