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Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer
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Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer

June 27th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Niki D’Andrea Let’s buck tradition and start with dessert, because that’s really why we go to Fired Pie on a summer day. There is one item on Fired Pie’s dessert menu – The Fired Pookie, a chocolate chip cookie...
A big heart and a love for music launched a bluegrass empire
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A big heart and a love for music launched a bluegrass empire

June 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ralph Zubiate   Anni Beach of Chandler is the kind of substitute teacher any kid would want. Fun-loving, kindhearted and uniquely talented, the teacher created a neighborhood band that’s been going strong for 23 years....
Teen grows out hair to benefit kids
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Teen grows out hair to benefit kids

June 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leah Merrall Harrison Healy of Chandler was just 8 years old when he decided to grow out his hair to cut and donate to charity. The first time he cut it, he was 10. Now, four years later, the 14-year-old just donated his hair...
Frye Elementary School students demonstrate leadership skills
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Frye Elementary School students demonstrate leadership skills

June 16th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Students at Frye Elementary School showed off their leadership skills to adults who make important decisions in Chandler during a special event. On Leadership Day on May 19, the students provided tours and...
City taking nominations of outstanding community groups, people for Celebration Plaza
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City taking nominations of outstanding community groups, people for Celebration Plaza

June 16th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Know someone who stands out for making Chandler a better place to live? The City of Chandler is taking nominations for people or groups to be recognized at Celebration Plaza. It’s a permanent water...
Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm
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Local graduate plans to open Christmas tree, blueberry farm

June 14th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leah Merrall Elaine Atwood of Chandler isn’t an ordinary graduate of Mesa Community College. At 59 years old, the Navy veteran is hoping to apply her two associate degrees in applied sciences to open a Christmas tree and...
Hamilton High holding basketball, volleyball summer camps
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Hamilton High holding basketball, volleyball summer camps

June 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Children and teens can stay active and get ready for sports seasons when classes resume during day camps at Hamilton High School this month. Hamilton High School Boys and Girls Youth Basketball...
Santan Junior High girls soccer team wins championship
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Santan Junior High girls soccer team wins championship

June 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff The Santan Junior High School girls soccer team is getting a kick out of a recent big win. On May 23, the team scored the Eastern Valley Conference Championship with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over...
Wild horses photo capture wins ‘Arizona Highways’ award
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Wild horses photo capture wins ‘Arizona Highways’ award

June 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jessica Suriano Griffin Roeger, a 17-year-old who plans to attend Chandler-Gilbert Community College, was awarded first place in the Adventures in Nature Photo Contest by “Arizona Highways” magazine and The Nature...
Former ‘SanTan Sun News’ owner to hit stage with friends in ‘Boa Babes’
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Former ‘SanTan Sun News’ owner to hit stage with friends in ‘Boa Babes’

May 14th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Chandler resident Laurie Fagen, former owner and publisher emeritus of “SanTan Sun News,” is taking the stage with four other experienced actresses in a musical about their friendship, which has spanned four...