2021 February Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Slain teen’s family vows protests over Chandler Police
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Slain teen’s family vows protests over Chandler Police

February 28th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
 By Kevin Reagan           Arizonan Staff Writer Friends of a Chandler teenager shot and killed by a police officer in January are demanding the city to hold Chandler Police accountable or risk the wrath of angry...
No consensus on next CUSD superintendent’s qualities
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No consensus on next CUSD superintendent’s qualities

February 28th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A recent survey shows leaders of the Chandler Unified School District don’t have much consensus on the type of leader they’d want to see succeed outgoing Superintendent Camille Casteel. The...
Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man
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Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man

February 20th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Katy Springer Contributor Adam Smith didn’t know much about his heart defects until recently. He knew he was born a “blue baby” and underwent multiple heart surgeries in his first few weeks of life, but his parents...
Gila River Indian Community plans a mammoth neighbor
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Gila River Indian Community plans a mammoth neighbor

February 19th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Over the next decade, Chandler will be getting a big new neighbor – a 3,300-acre sports and entertainment complex that could give the Gila River Indian Community a rival to the Talking Stick...
Teen’s suicide an impetus to update manslaughter law
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Teen’s suicide an impetus to update manslaughter law

February 17th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The family of a Chandler teenager who died by suicide in 2019 is hoping state lawmakers will pass legislation that allows law enforcement to prosecute individuals who encourage vulnerable minors to...
Survey: most CUSD parents prefer in-person learning
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Survey: most CUSD parents prefer in-person learning

February 15th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer More than 70 percent of Chandler Unified School District parents support in-person learning and want it to remain for the foreseeable future, according to a new survey conducted by the district. Of...
Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances
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Chandler lawmaker’s gaming bill advances

February 14th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Media Services Promoted by an aide to Gov. Doug Ducey and urged on by sports teams and Native American tribes, a vastly expanded legal gaming proposal for Arizona advanced by a Chandler lawmaker cleared its...
Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us
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Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us

February 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer The Scriptures are filled with anecdotes describing acts of one human being toward another to enhance their values and encourage humanities call for good.  There are so many ways to...
Photographers exchange creates Gilbert exhibit
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Photographers exchange creates Gilbert exhibit

February 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By srianthi perera Contributor Arizona photographers Geoff Reed of Phoenix and Rebecca Wilks of Yarnell spent two weeks last November exploring colorful and raucous markets, dense neighborhoods and lively festivals of tropical...
Chandler Library adds graphic novel discussion group
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Chandler Library adds graphic novel discussion group

February 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF People who love comics, graphic novels and storytelling through sequential art can join other fans online through the new Graphic Novel Book Club presented by the Chandler Public Library. This group will...