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Chandler ready for a very different school year
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Chandler ready for a very different school year

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Michael Buist feels ready to start the new school year. It will be a year unlike any other when Chandler Unified students start online classes Wednesday, Aug. 5, the Casteel High School math teacher...
Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings
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Pandemic fuels fears of more child pool drownings

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Firefighters and water safety advocates fear the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a troubling spike in pediatric drownings in the East Valley and Maricopa County by introducing more distractions into...
Council races head to the wire Tuesday
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Council races head to the wire Tuesday

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler’s six City Council candidates have collectively spent nearly $123,000 campaigning during the last couple months as the Aug. 4 election heads into the final stretch. Early voting to fill...
Ex-Chandler mom at  center of trail of deaths
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Ex-Chandler mom at center of trail of deaths

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer Lori Vallow’s former husband warned Gilbert Police that his wife had “lost her mind” a few months before he and his children wound up dead. Vallow, a one-time Chandler resident, has spent the...
Ready, set, go! Early voting begins this week
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Ready, set, go! Early voting begins this week

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer As early voting is set to begin this week for the Aug. 4 primary election, voter registration numbers in Chandler appear to be on an upward trend. Early voting for three seats on Chandler City...
Chandler Unified to start new year all-online
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Chandler Unified to start new year all-online

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer Parents appear divided on Chandler Unified’s reopening plan even as the district prepares to start the new year with all online classes Aug. 5. Parents were quick to either condemn or celebrate the...
Former Chandler councilwoman launches a podcasting career
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Former Chandler councilwoman launches a podcasting career

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By Janelle Molony Contributor Former Chandler Vice-Mayor Nora Ellen has officially declared her retirement from politics to pursue a new career path in podcasting. Her show, titled Women Starting Over, features women who have...
Several Chandler police kneel with peaceful protesters
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Several Chandler police kneel with peaceful protesters

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Dozens of protestors gathered in Chandler last Tuesday for a peaceful demonstration that ended with city police kneeling alongside activists outside City Hall. Chandler became the latest city to host...
Reopening ‘roadmap” charts rocky path for schools
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Reopening ‘roadmap” charts rocky path for schools

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By paul maryniak Executive Editor State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman has released a 35-page “roadmap for reopening schools in August that could become a handy tool for parents in deciding whether they want...
Serrano’s launches program for first responders
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Serrano’s launches program for first responders

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF With the shut-down of in-dining services about to enter its second month, many Chandler restaurants are offering take-out meals. Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants also has a program that helps patrons support...