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Chandler Unified building $18M school bus depot
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Chandler Unified building $18M school bus depot

April 25th, 2019 | by development
By KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District is preparing to begin construction of an $18-million school bus yard north of Ocotillo Road between Arizona Avenue and McQueen Road and complete it by September. The...
Chandler rallies for boy, 11, facing 3rd cancer battle
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Chandler rallies for boy, 11, facing 3rd cancer battle

April 25th, 2019 | by development
By KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer A Chandler community has rallied around 11-year-old Kameron Sherman as he faces his third bout with rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive soft tissue and bone cancer. Neighbors came together April 16 to...
Cherish Eatery menu meets diverse tastes, diets
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Cherish Eatery menu meets diverse tastes, diets

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor People craving flavorful, fun food to fuel their energy while still adhering to any dietary restrictions can find plenty of options at the new Cherish Farm Fresh Eatery in Ocotillo.Owner David...
Broken Yolk serves breakfast creations
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Broken Yolk serves breakfast creations

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor A popular restaurant known for its large portions, diverse eggs Benedicts and other breakfast options is opening its second Arizona location in Chandler on Monday.The Broken Yolk Café will open...
Americans of all faiths can no longer be silent
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Americans of all faiths can no longer be silent

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By RABBI IRWIN WIENER, Guest Columnist “O God, keep not your silence; hold not your peace, and be not still O God. For lo your enemies are in an uproar; and they that hate you have lifted up their head. They hold crafty...
Teens have blast, gain skills at space camp
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Teens have blast, gain skills at space camp

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Several students at Chandler high schools are flying high after taking simulated missions, building model rockets and engaging in other fun STEM activities at the U.S. Space & Rocket...
A mother’s intuition leads to Chandler’s volunteer of the year
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A mother’s intuition leads to Chandler’s volunteer of the year

April 4th, 2019 | by development
BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE, Staff Writer An innate maternal need to help her child find happiness years ago ultimately won Cathy Yamashiro two volunteer-of-the-year awards during Disability Awareness Month.But her passion to see people...
Guns are focus of provocative gallery exhibit
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Guns are focus of provocative gallery exhibit

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Distinctive works of two artists that relate to guns will likely generate questions and conversations on a timely topic at Vision Gallery. The photographs of Kari Wehrs of Tempe and the...
Chandler thespians diving into beloved ‘Mermaid’
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Chandler thespians diving into beloved ‘Mermaid’

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Many Chandler and Gilbert children and teens are hoping to make a splash when they dive into the popular musical “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at Limelight Performing Arts. A cast of 44...
Hamilton, Basha stand out in crowded Premier baseball race
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Hamilton, Basha stand out in crowded Premier baseball race

April 4th, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor Year after year, the Premier Region seems to have a team in the hunt for the 6A prep baseball title. This season is no different. Hamilton, Basha, Perry, Chandler and Brophy Prep all entered region...