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LD17 delegation laments rental bill defeat
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LD17 delegation laments rental bill defeat

May 29th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Sen. J.D. Mesnard suggested the Arizona League of Cities and Towns shares as much blame for the defeat of a short-term rental regulatory bill as those who oppose any regulation of such homes at...
Chandler theater prepares for first live production
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Chandler theater prepares for first live production

May 28th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Youth Theater is preparing to stage its first live performances since the pandemic stymied its operations more than a year ago. The local nonprofit is currently holding rehearsals with...
Chandler drone business ready to lift off
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Chandler drone business ready to lift off

May 27th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor A Chandler pilot is taking his passion for drone technology and turning it into a new enterprise for industries in need of aerial imagery. Michael Clark, 37, launched Valley Drone Solutions a few...
Senator helps, but couple won’t restart business
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Senator helps, but couple won’t restart business

May 26th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Despite a helping hand from their state senator, a Chandler couple whose cocktail flavoring business was flattened by the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control say they’re too...
Gilbert, Chandler mayors address teen suicide
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Gilbert, Chandler mayors address teen suicide

May 25th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Ashlyn Robinette Staff Writer Suicide prevention and awareness were on the minds of Gilbert Mayor Brigette Peterson and Chandler’s mayor and vice mayor as they joined a virtual town hall recently with two experts on the...
Televeda helped Chandler reach seniors
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Televeda helped Chandler reach seniors

May 25th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer When the pandemic began to shut down the city last spring and close public facilities, Chandler was already equipped to quickly adapt its recreational services over to a digital audience. A year-long...
Waymo minivan gets stubborn in Chandler
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Waymo minivan gets stubborn in Chandler

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Video footage recently posted online appears to show a Waymo self-driving minivans getting confused and holding up traffic on a street in Chandler. Joel Johnson, who manages a YouTube account of...
How drownings impact the community
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How drownings impact the community

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By the City of Chandler Fatal drownings are a terrible tragedy, and when they occur, they leave a lasting impact on the community that is not easily forgotten. For Chandler’s first responders, this fact is especially true....
‘Water You’re Doing?’ stresses pool safety
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‘Water You’re Doing?’ stresses pool safety

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By the City of Chandler May is Water Safety Awareness Month. With summer temperatures heating up and more families working and schooling from home, the risk for drownings is on the rise. According to the Arizona Department of...
Chandler scaling back pandemic leniency
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Chandler scaling back pandemic leniency

May 24th, 2021 | by STSN Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Lenient rules put in place to help Chandler businesses survive the pandemic are expected to be phased out by the city in the coming months. The city’s code enforcers had relaxed its rules on...