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Volunteers distribute suicide prevention door hangers
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Volunteers distribute suicide prevention door hangers

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF About two dozen adults and Aprende Middle School students gathered early Sunday Sept. 15 to distribute suicide prevention door hangers in a Chandler neighborhood. Eduarda Schroder, one of the four mothers...
Valley Christian students help community
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Valley Christian students help community

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Nearly 200 kids from Valley Christian High School in Chandler put away the books, pencils and notes for a day to pick up a paintbrush and help their community earlier this month. They were bussed to the East...
Finally, part of Gilbert’s biggest park to open
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Finally, part of Gilbert’s biggest park to open

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By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer The initial phase of Gilbert’s largest and newest park – which includes the longest slide in Arizona –opens today, Sept. 21, promising to ultimately become one of the East Valley’s biggest...
Chandler-Gilbert College food program praised
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Chandler-Gilbert College food program praised

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler-Gilbert Community College has won an award for its food waste recycling program. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education gave the college its 2019 award for...
Chandler family turns tragedy into philanthropy
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Chandler family turns tragedy into philanthropy

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A couple of months after a Chandler boy lost his battle to a rare type of cancer, his family has started a foundation to support other children suffering from life-threatening diseases. Kameron...
Drones school opens at CGCC campus
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Drones school opens at CGCC campus

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A program devoted exclusively to teaching pilots how to fly drones has taken off at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Students at the college’s Williams campus can now take introductory courses in...
Animals, humans heal each other at S. Chandler farm
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Animals, humans heal each other at S. Chandler farm

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer Snickers the goat curiously roams around, always looking for someone to affectionately nudge.  He’s part of a tribe of goats living at Rancho Del Pacifico in south Chandler. There’s Oreo,...
City putting 160 cameras at 40 intersections
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City putting 160 cameras at 40 intersections

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By Kevin Reagan, Staff Writer   Cyclists peddling around Chandler may now be detected on 160 new traffic cameras that will be positioned at 40 various intersections.  The Chandler City Council has approved spending about $1...
Chandler High ignored leaked opponent’s game plan
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Chandler High ignored leaked opponent’s game plan

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By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor Chandler High School principal Larry Rother said Tuesday the school’s former head football coach Shaun Aguano notified him when he received an anonymous email tipping him off about opponent...
Mesa, QC partner on crucial road projects
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Mesa, QC partner on crucial road projects

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BY GARY NELSON Contributor Faced with the prospect of further explosive growth in the Southeast Valley, Mesa and Queen Creek are hustling to build two major roadways that will connect with a future extension to the State Route 24...