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Rotary adds muscle to Fulton Elementary STEM teams
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Rotary adds muscle to Fulton Elementary STEM teams

June 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes (RCSL) supported the A World in Motion (AWIM) program, which was created by the Society of Automotive Engineers Foundation to get elementary students excited about...
The Ostrich embodies passion of drink-making
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The Ostrich embodies passion of drink-making

June 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Hidden below Crust Simply Italian in Downtown Chandler, The Ostrich is all about fantasy. A prohibition-style space, The Ostrich is dark and harkens the city’s ostrich lore, but,...
Chandler gets state’s first indoor pickleball complex
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Chandler gets state’s first indoor pickleball complex

June 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Arizona’s first indoor pickleball facility – and the largest of its kind in the nation – has opened in Chandler. The 15-court Pickleball on the northeast corner of Ray and Rural roads is open for play...
Clinic provides free dental, mental health care
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Clinic provides free dental, mental health care

June 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer It’s no secret the pandemic caused a lot of stress for and children were not immune. Hygienists with the East Valley Community Dental Clinics noticed the problem last year and so they partnered with...
Dylan Raiola sets sights high in Chandler
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Dylan Raiola sets sights high in Chandler

June 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Dylan Raiola’s time as quarterback in football has been limited. He only started playing the position two years ago under former NFL quarterback Jon Kitna at Burleson High School in Texas. He sat...
Sun Lakes Rotary powers robotics team to global meet
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Sun Lakes Rotary powers robotics team to global meet

June 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Rotary Club of Sun Lakes members and guests met students during a demonstration of the competitive robotics program it supports through a $2,000 donation. Several teams of students attended a three-day...
Chandler native publishes new fantasy series installment
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Chandler native publishes new fantasy series installment

June 8th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Janelle Molony Contributor Chandler native Parris Sheets, Desert Ridge High School’s color guard coach and now a popular young adult author, has published the third book in her fantasy series, The Essence of Ohr. The new...
Auxier teacher honored by Sun Lakes Rotary
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Auxier teacher honored by Sun Lakes Rotary

June 8th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes has named Sawyer Merrill, a special education teacher at Chandler Unified’s Auxier Elementary School in Queen Creek, educator of the year. Merrill received the club’s 2023...
‘Aristocrats’ cast excited about Stage Door Studio’s summer programs
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‘Aristocrats’ cast excited about Stage Door Studio’s summer programs

June 7th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Janelle Molony Contributor Stage Door Studio, located in the Chandler Marketplace at Ray and Alma School, has done it again. After the initial summer theatre program in 2021 sold out within hours of promoting, studio owner...
Homeowners fume over Ocotillo Road widening
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Homeowners fume over Ocotillo Road widening

June 7th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer Eric and Terri Naddy enjoy a rural lifestyle on nearly 2.5 acres, raising 60 quails, chickens, three dogs and two desert tortoises. They planned on putting in a barn and an above-ground pool to farm...