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CUSD changes graduation venues to outdoors
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CUSD changes graduation venues to outdoors

April 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer High temperatures in Chandler on May 25 the past five years have hovered around 96 degrees – not exactly the weather you want to don a cap and gown in. But that’s what seniors in Chandler Unified high...
EV Assistance League has big hopes for casino night
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EV Assistance League has big hopes for casino night

April 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Sarah Auffret Guest Writer Members of Assistance League of East Valley are gearing up for their annual fundraiser, “Rolling on the High Seas” Casino Night, on April 30 at Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes. Their goal is...
Chandler teen inventor earns big national nod
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Chandler teen inventor earns big national nod

April 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Prisha Shroff may need to brush up on patent law if she keeps on inventing at the pace she’s currently on. The Hamilton High School freshman can already claim four inventions, including one that won a...
Freeway bottlenecks top MAG transit priorities
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Freeway bottlenecks top MAG transit priorities

April 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Addressing bottlenecks on the Santan and Loop 101 freeways and adding two rapid bus routes are among the transportation priorities in Chandler for county officials. Audra Koester Thomas, the...
Downtown, south Chandler office buildings change owners
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Downtown, south Chandler office buildings change owners

April 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Three recent real estate sales in Chandler totaling more than $100 million resulted in new owners taking over a downtown office building. Developer George Oliver sold The Alexander at 25 S. Arizona Place...
Election 2022 begins for Chandler mayor, council
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Election 2022 begins for Chandler mayor, council

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The campaign season for the 2022 city election is officially underway in Chandler. The deadline for submitting signatures to qualify for the Aug. 2 primary election was April 4 and two candidates for...
Faith releases us from being hostages of fright
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Faith releases us from being hostages of fright

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener Columnist “The nations of the world are so preoccupied with their anxieties and ambitions that they do not realize that the very foundation of civilized life is being undermined.”-Mordecai Kaplan     ...
Don’t make tax season harder for Arizona small businesses
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Don’t make tax season harder for Arizona small businesses

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Terri Kimble Guest Writer Tax season can be a challenging time for Arizona small business owners who help power our local economies. After all, dealing with the IRS can be frustrating even under the best of circumstances. But...
Chandler sees light at end of police-fire pension tunnel
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Chandler sees light at end of police-fire pension tunnel

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke was keeping count of every time Councilman Matt Orlando shouted, ‘Hip, hip, hooray,’ during the city’s second budget workshop last month. The final tally was six after...
Legendary Wild Horse raceway will be closing next February
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Legendary Wild Horse raceway will be closing next February

April 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor After four decades of racing thrills, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park will be closed forever next year as the Gila River Indian Community’s development arm takes a giant step toward creating a...