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Seton students continuing priest’s mission 65th year
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Seton students continuing priest’s mission 65th year

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Lisa D’Alessio still remembers a phone call she got 39 years ago, when she was told not to come to school that morning because the campus had burned down. She was a sophomore at Seton Catholic High...
Equity policies need to help LGBT students too, board told
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Equity policies need to help LGBT students too, board told

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer As the Chandler Unified School District moves ahead with addressing issues of equity and diversity, some community members hope the LGBT students won’t be forgotten. Adama Sallu, the district’s...
Reclaimed water essential to Chandler’s growth
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Reclaimed water essential to Chandler’s growth

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By the City of Chandler As Chandler continues to add residents, attract new businesses and expand its economic base, water remains the lifeblood of the community. Our oasis in the Sonoran Desert cannot thrive if our water...
Longtime city employee oversees 3 water facilities
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Longtime city employee oversees 3 water facilities

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By the City of Chandler Coasting not an option for John Pinkston, Chandler’s wastewater facilities manager during city’s journey towards water self-sufficiency. Chandler achieved its 100-year “assured water supply”...
Ducey: Get suicide prevention funding to schools now
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Ducey: Get suicide prevention funding to schools now

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants to help schools combat the teen suicide epidemic immediately through state grants from a $20 million pot he created to hire additional mental health counselors and school...
Trump echoes Ducey’s gun-control measure
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Trump echoes Ducey’s gun-control measure

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By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services   Calling it the best way to prevent mass shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey is renewing his bid to allow judges to take away guns of people believed to be a danger to themselves or others...
Tempe man among 3 charged in deadly drug hit
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Tempe man among 3 charged in deadly drug hit

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By Jim Walsh Staff Writer   A former basketball player at Seton Catholic High School faces first-degree murder and other charges stemming from a drug-related hit in Scottsdale. Mathhew Eric Bjornholt, 20, of Tempe, and two...
Region is a growing powerhouse even before census
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Region is a growing powerhouse even before census

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By Gary Nelson Contributor Even before the U.S. Census Bureau takes its official count of East Valley residents on April 1, new statistics speak to the region’s growing clout. Recent population estimates suggest, for example,...
Chandler teen finds life in dead languages
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Chandler teen finds life in dead languages

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By Ally Richmond Guest Writer   BASIS Chandler junior Adrian Palumbo scored some major points competing with more than 1,100 middle and high school students from over 30 states in a convention that celebrates classic Latin...
Chandler police cleared in fatal shooting
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Chandler police cleared in fatal shooting

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   Maricopa County prosecutors have decided not to pursue criminal charges against the Chandler police officers who shot and killed an 84-year-old man last October.  Kay Kenniker was fatally shot in the...