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Sun Lakes’ Mary Ernst saluted by mayor
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Sun Lakes’ Mary Ernst saluted by mayor

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Jennifer Gustafson Guest Writer Sun Lakes resident Mary Ernst was recently honored by Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke for her service to local seniors as a volunteer with Neighbors Who Care. Hartke personally selected her for the...
Tarwater students to chat with astronauts in space
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Tarwater students to chat with astronauts in space

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Sydney Mackie Staff Writer Tarwater Elementary students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this October to converse with astronauts currently in orbit. The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station program...
Chandler girl gets to flex her ‘CEO’ muscles
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Chandler girl gets to flex her ‘CEO’ muscles

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Sydney Mackie Staff Writer Not every kid may dream of becoming a CEO some day, but 11-year-old Indigo Chai of Chandler actually won the opportunity to do so at the Crayola Experience last month. Indigo won the title of...
Weed ad control bill goes up in smoke
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Weed ad control bill goes up in smoke

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services State lawmakers last month refused to place restrictions on advertising marijuana that don’t exist for liquor and, to a great extent, for tobacco products. HB 2809 sought an absolute ban...
30 new Chandler grads named Merit Scholars
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30 new Chandler grads named Merit Scholars

June 6th, 2021 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The National Merit Scholarship Foundation last week announced that 30 newly graduated high school seniors in Chandler were among the 3,100 winners of scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities....
Perry grad’s video wins $5K for his school
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Perry grad’s video wins $5K for his school

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Ashlyn Robinette Staff Writer A Gilbert teen who just graduated from Perry High School earned his alma mater $5,000 with his video contest entry. Britton Platt won the grand prize in cybersecurity leader Trend Micro’s...
Drought in Arizona worst in 126 years
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Drought in Arizona worst in 126 years

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Alyssa Marksz Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona and other Western states just lived through the driest year in more than a century, with no drought relief in sight in the near future, experts told a House panel last week....
Key regional water resource back on line
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Key regional water resource back on line

June 6th, 2021 | by development
BY GARY NELSON Contributor One of the Southeast Valley’s priceless water-storage facilities is up and running again after more than a year. Reactivation of the Granite Reef Underground Storage Project (GRUSP) comes just as...
Gone with the wind in state budget tussle
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Gone with the wind in state budget tussle

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Here are the bills that Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed because he does not yet have a budget. • SB 1022 – Renames references in law from “product of human conception” to...
Ducey gets tough with lawmakers on budget
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Ducey gets tough with lawmakers on budget

June 6th, 2021 | by development
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Senate President Karen Fann said the decision by Gov. Doug Ducey to veto bills because he hasn’t seen a budget will only make it harder to reach that goal. Fann told Capitol Media...