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31 Teen Suicides In 15 Months Fuels Alarm Here
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31 Teen Suicides In 15 Months Fuels Alarm Here

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Thirty-one East Valley teenagers have completed suicide in the past 15 months – including five since Aug. 30 – with the latest a 16-year-old Chandler boy who took his life last week. The alarming trend has...
Parents Taking The Lead In Teen Suicide Prevention
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Parents Taking The Lead In Teen Suicide Prevention

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Denise and Ben Denslow, LeAnn Hull and Tim Warnock know the endless pain parents suffer when their child dies by suicide. That’s why the three parents attended a Chandler Unified School District...
Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona
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Let’s Keep Breaking Voter Turnout Records In Arizona

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Diane E. Brown and Michele Reagan Guest Writers Maricopa County recently broke its record for voter turnout in a primary election. The uptick in voters, coupled with records broken by other counties across the state,...
Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region
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Latest FBI Crime Report Offers Good News For Region

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Property crime dropped in East Valley cities during 2017, consistent with a nationwide trend that has been noted in the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime report for the past 15 years. The biggest declines were in...
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Hamilton High’s Mindfulness Center Aims At Stress

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor In a time with rampant social media use, mass shootings and political turmoil, teenagers can easily get overwhelmed with stress, and they might not have the tools to tame their tension. Hamilton...
Fire Department, Schools Work Together For Safe Classrooms
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Fire Department, Schools Work Together For Safe Classrooms

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler In an unpredictable world, protecting children from danger is a responsibility shared by parents, teachers, public safety professionals and many others in the community. Fires and burns are some of the leading...
FDA warning comes late amid EV vaping epidemic
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FDA warning comes late amid EV vaping epidemic

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Smoking in the boy’s room has morphed into vaping in the boys and girls’ room as the national e-cigarette vaping epidemic engulfs East Valley schools — possibly making teenagers a new generation hooked on...
EV Teens Celebrate Greek Heritage In Festive Way
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EV Teens Celebrate Greek Heritage In Festive Way

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
David M. Brown Tribune Contributing Writer East Valley teenagers Makayla Kantarze and Christopher Bafaloukos are staying in step with ancient Greek traditions. The two will dance during the annual Taste of Greece Festival Oct....
Gilbert OKs massive complex despite Chandler complaints
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Gilbert OKs massive complex despite Chandler complaints

September 30th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan, Staff Ginger Rowley recalled buying a house in 1995 that backed up to land zoned commercial. The lot was later rezoned for multifamily units — and that is when the nightmare began, according to Rowley. “I had...
Lawyers seek to make medical pot-related products legal again
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Lawyers seek to make medical pot-related products legal again

September 27th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Attorneys are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision which makes criminals out of medical marijuana patients who choose to use edibles and liquids rather than...