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Fire-ravaged soil provokes thoughts of healing
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Fire-ravaged soil provokes thoughts of healing

August 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer “Flash flood warnings in Flagstaff,” I said to my husband Kevin as a text message pinged on my phone.  “Where?” Kevin asked, as he positioned a chair on the back deck of our cabin in northern...
Chandler mom’s nonprofit helps new mothers
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Chandler mom’s nonprofit helps new mothers

August 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Soon after the birth of her first son, Chandler mom Jennie Bever found herself struggling in the day-to-day.  She suffered from mastitis, a painful infection of the breast tissue, her employer...
Chandler makes Juneteenth an official city holiday
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Chandler makes Juneteenth an official city holiday

August 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor Chandler city workers are getting an additional holiday after the Council officially  decided to recognize Juneteenth at its Aug. 18 meeting. “I don’t know how many times staff, or employees,...
Chickens stir debate on city code enforcers
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Chickens stir debate on city code enforcers

August 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor The City of Chandler is moving forward on a plan to allow up to five chicken hens in residential backyards.  Council indicated it would support such a move in the spring and asked city staff to...
CUSD maps $3.8M ACP Middle School expansion
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CUSD maps $3.8M ACP Middle School expansion

August 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor Chandler Unified School District is in a unique position at this point. It is still growing, but knows those days are coming to an end and is moving ahead with plans to figure out how to prepare...
Church to start grief support, Tuesday gathering programs
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Church to start grief support, Tuesday gathering programs

August 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Sun Lakes United Methodist Church is starting two programs next month – Grief Recovery and Support facilitated by Pastor Judy Wismar Claycomb and Tuesday Nights Together. The church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, is...
Crossroads church’s ballfield plan gets council OK
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Crossroads church’s ballfield plan gets council OK

August 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor One of the first things the new co-lead pastors at Crossroads Nazarene in Chandler said they noticed about their new church put a smile on their faces. “Some of our first observations were that...
Where does our responsibility begin and end?
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Where does our responsibility begin and end?

August 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener Guest Writer You shall stand before those who are old and show respect for those who are old.  Leviticus 19:32 One of the most daunting prospects in the human experience involves growing older and the...
Chandler, QC teens earn leadership scholarships
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Chandler, QC teens earn leadership scholarships

August 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Two local teens were among the 67 students from around the world who participated in this year’s Four Star Leadership program in Oklahoma.  Amanda Wolford, a Chandler resident and Hamilton High School...
Arizona life expectancy fell in 2020, CDC reports
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Arizona life expectancy fell in 2020, CDC reports

August 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ryan Knappenberger Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona life expectancy fell by 2.5 years in 2020, posting one of the steepest drops in a nation that saw the sharpest declines in lifespans since World War II, according to a...