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Chandler couple open city’s first escape room
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Chandler couple open city’s first escape room

April 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Turns out Lewis and Kate Obermiller do have a clue. In fact, the Chandler couple have so many that they’re using them in the city’s first escape room, Chandler Escape. Kate, who has put aside...
Chandler schools preparing for possible chaos
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Chandler schools preparing for possible chaos

April 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Marniak, Jim Walsh and Colleen Sparks Staff As anxious parents and students face possible chaos in the waning weeks of the school year, teachers in Chandler public schools are divided over whether to turn their...
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...
Ex-coach Arians’ Ocotillo home on the market for $1.5 million
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Ex-coach Arians’ Ocotillo home on the market for $1.5 million

February 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor If you’re looking for a house in Ocotillo, boy, has Bruce Arians got a deal for you. The now-retired Arizona Cardinals head coach has put his five-bedroom, 5,000-square-foot home in the Vistas...
Once an RV park perk, pickleball is sweeping the region
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Once an RV park perk, pickleball is sweeping the region

January 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor Whenever Susan and Steve Manolis plan a trip, their first question for an RV park is whether it has a pickleball court. “If they say ‘no,’” I say ‘OK, thank you. Click,” Susan said....
Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley
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Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley

December 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff Massage Envy therapists in the East Valley have been accused of sexual assault multiple times over the past decade, joining the spate of customer complaints across the country. The popular Arizona-based...
Tireless ICAN founder Henry Salinas dies at 66
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Tireless ICAN founder Henry Salinas dies at 66

December 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor Henry Diaz Salinas, whose tireless efforts to save Chandler’s at-risk youth produced a signature program to keep them from gang and other delinquent behavior, passed away last month after a...
Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies
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Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies

November 19th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By MADDY RYAN, Cronkite News Tiny meows echo through the room as volunteers in yellow smocks feed, weigh and record every kitten in the Arizona Humane Society’s Bottle Baby Intensive Care Unit. When a rescue worker showed up at...
Chandler lawmaker’s policy aimed at sexual harassment
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Chandler lawmaker’s policy aimed at sexual harassment

November 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Hoping to nip future problems before they get out of hand, House Speaker J.D. Mesnard on Monday released a detailed policy designed to curb sexual harassment. The Chandler Republican told...
Women’s organization to hold bazaar to raise money for nonprofits, fire department
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Women’s organization to hold bazaar to raise money for nonprofits, fire department

October 30th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   Sun Lakes Women’s Association is having a bazaar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 2, 3 and 4 to raise money for several organizations. The bazaar will take place at Sun Lakes Country Club at 25601...