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Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire
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Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire

January 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, is operating out of its mausoleum’s chapel in the center of the cemetery following a fire that destroyed its main administrative...
Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny
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Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon The Chandler City Council will adopt a tentative 2017-2018 budget on Thursday, May 25, and hold a meeting on Thursday, June 8, to adopt a final budget that will take effect on Saturday, July 1. Residents will...
East Valley volunteers collect nearly 90K shoebox gifts for needy kids
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East Valley volunteers collect nearly 90K shoebox gifts for needy kids

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Dedicated volunteers and a generous public in the East Valley will be giving thousands of needy children around the globe a merrier Christmas. The local teams responsible for the annual Operation Christmas Child operation...
Kyrene to phase out guards’ apartments on its school campuses
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Kyrene to phase out guards’ apartments on its school campuses

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Live-in guards in on-site apartments at 14 Kyrene schools and the district’s Ben Furlong Education Center will be looking for new homes over the next two years as officials begin phasing out the units. The school board earlier...
ASU president paints bleak picture of Arizona’s economy, future
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ASU president paints bleak picture of Arizona’s economy, future

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Arizona is “underprepared” for the disruption that technology will bring to its economy and society in general over the next two decades, Arizona State University President Michael Crow warned recently. Addressing attendees...
City to unveil historical kiosk at Nozomi Park
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City to unveil historical kiosk at Nozomi Park

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Most Americans know the story behind Pearl Harbor, but how many realize that the City of Chandler played a role in devastating part of history? The municipality is taking important steps to chronicle these events. “There was a...
3 set to be inducted into Celebration Plaza
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3 set to be inducted into Celebration Plaza

January 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and the City of Chandler will honor two individuals and one organization by inducting them into Celebration Plaza at Tumbleweed Park during a special ceremony at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. Former Chandler...
Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together
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Courts give veterans a chance to get their lives together

January 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
  Judges, politicians and government officials speak about the benefits of establishing the new East Valley Veterans Court, but U.S. Coast Guard veteran Christopher Bilandzija is living proof that the concept works....
Kyrene school board confronts a $5 million problem
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Kyrene school board confronts a $5 million problem

January 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Less than an hour after they approved the creation of the district’s first pre-K-8 campus, its first International Baccalaureate program and more early education offerings, Kyrene governing board members learned they may face a...
Firefighters prepare to start training in new burn building
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Firefighters prepare to start training in new burn building

January 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
The Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department recently held its first live fire test in its new 9,000-square-foot burn building, which will be used for regular training starting early this year. “With its many different...