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A’Mauri Washington at home with the Wolves
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A’Mauri Washington at home with the Wolves

August 17th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor A’Mauri Washington can’t help but smile and laugh when he thinks about his first workout as a member of the Chandler Wolves football team heading into his junior season last year. Between the...
Alex McLaughlin following family’s athletic path
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Alex McLaughlin following family’s athletic path

August 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Competing at a high level in athletics has always been a part of Alex McLaughlin’s destiny. His mother, Ann, was a track athlete in college while his dad, Matt, played baseball. His oldest brother,...
Cities bite big into public safety pension debt
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Cities bite big into public safety pension debt

August 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor East Valley municipalities in the last fiscal year took advantage of unanticipated general fund revenue increases to make big additional payments on their debt to pensions earned by thousands of...
‘Chandler site sold for $2.7M to ‘Toy Barn’ firm
Community
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‘Chandler site sold for $2.7M to ‘Toy Barn’ firm

August 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff A Scottsdale developer of luxury storage units for pricey vehicles, small planes and other big toys has bought two large lots in the Chandler Industrial Business Park for $2.75 million. Wesley Development...
Chandler ad agency marking 25 years
Business
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Chandler ad agency marking 25 years

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler-based Commit Agency is marking 25 years in business, saying it has become one of the Valley’s longest-running ad agencies after it “successfully navigated mergers, acquisitions, multiple...
Casteel, other CUSD schools get updated cafeterias
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Casteel, other CUSD schools get updated cafeterias

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Moments before the lunch bell rings, the Casteel High School cafeteria is quiet. It’s the calm before the storm. After the bell rings, 700 hungry students will enter the cafeteria for food. “Our...
Chandler food banks see rising need, falling help
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Chandler food banks see rising need, falling help

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Organizers say that even in the best of times, feeding those in need is a challenge. And these are not the best of times. Chandler’s leading food banks say demand is up, and donations are down....
Chandler teens’ nonprofit seeks more mental health help
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Chandler teens’ nonprofit seeks more mental health help

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Riana Alexander knows what struggling with mental health is like. “I’ve struggled with anxiety my entire life,” the Chandler High senior said. “But in 2021, I was diagnosed with depression, and...
Hartke, Poston, Orlando, Encinas win
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Hartke, Poston, Orlando, Encinas win

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor It’s unknown how much the push for a non-discrimination ordinance to protect Chandler’s LGBTQ+ community played in last week’s election, but the outcome likely assures that Chandler will adopt...
Happy Cans finds a little known household niche
Business
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Happy Cans finds a little known household niche

August 6th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Ted Jennings provides one of those services you don’t necessarily think people want, but the Gilbert man says you’d be surprised. Jennings cleans garbage cans. And his business, Happy Cans,...