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Police union rep disputes mayor’s take on Chandler crime
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Police union rep disputes mayor’s take on Chandler crime

February 28th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer The president of a group that represents Chandler’s police officers is taking exception to one line in Mayor Kevin Hartke’s State of the City speech. “Crime rates are the lowest in 35 years thanks...
Dust Bowl exhibition to open at Chandler Museum
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Dust Bowl exhibition to open at Chandler Museum

February 28th, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News Staff Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs next month as well as a new exhibit. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m....
Hartke upbeat about Chandler in annual address
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Hartke upbeat about Chandler in annual address

February 28th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke Feb. 17 touted the city’s overall economic numbers in an upbeat State of the City address. He said more than 740,000 square feet of industrial office space was added last...
Chandler alum basks in Super Bowl glory
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Chandler alum basks in Super Bowl glory

February 28th, 2022 | by development
By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor It took nearly an hour for Los Angeles Rams players to get into the locker room after Super Bowl LVI. Many players stayed on the field to celebrate with family. Once they did get in the locker room,...
Phoenix Scottish Games a feast for the senses
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Phoenix Scottish Games a feast for the senses

February 27th, 2022 | by development
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor For 56 years, thousands of people each March have gathered at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix to celebrate their Scottish Heritage. But starting Friday afternoon, March 4, men in kilts, men...
Housing crisis threatens us all, economist warns
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Housing crisis threatens us all, economist warns

February 27th, 2022 | by development
By Cecilia Chan, Staff Writer Chandler and the rest of the Phoenix Metro area must build their way out of the current housing deficit or face economic catastrophe down the road, a noted Valley economist is warning local...
Chandler Raiders win second consecutive flag national title
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Chandler Raiders win second consecutive flag national title

February 27th, 2022 | by development
By Drew Schott, Contributing Writer When the Chandler Raiders arrived in Las Vegas, Caleb Ely and Trey Knox felt like they and their teammates would be lifting a trophy after the NFL Flag National Championships. Since Dec. 2016,...
Sun Lakes Rotary supports women’s nonprofit
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Sun Lakes Rotary supports women’s nonprofit

February 19th, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News  The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes has chosen to support Positive Paths, non-profit organization serving women and their families in the East. When presenting a $4,000 check to Positive Paths’ Board Chair Dr. Maria...
Business is just ducky for Chandler donut bakery
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Business is just ducky for Chandler donut bakery

February 18th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Arizonan Staff Writer It might be an oversimplification to say the reason that there is a Duck Donuts franchise in Arizona because of a wife’s craving during pregnancy. But it’s not far from the truth. Daniel...
Jewish War Veterans host Hamilton JROTC leader
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Jewish War Veterans host Hamilton JROTC leader

February 18th, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News The Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619 will host a Zoom presentation by Master Sergeant Fred Driver of the Junior ROTC program at Hamilton High School Feb. 20. Since 2003, Driver has been teaching aerospace...