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Chandler Girl Scout’s opioid project earns Gold Award
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Chandler Girl Scout’s opioid project earns Gold Award

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Justin Liggin Contributor After seeing the impact of the opioid crisis firsthand upon losing her cousin to addiction, Chandler Girl Scout Megan Burke used her experience with this issue to fuel change in her community, earning...
Sun Lakes Rotarians show they’re people of action
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Sun Lakes Rotarians show they’re people of action

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes members again proved they are people of action as they volunteered during Arizona Rotary Week of Service April 16-24. The Rotarians met at the Chandler Strong...
S. Chandler man loses 51 pounds, wins $10K
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S. Chandler man loses 51 pounds, wins $10K

April 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Phillip Matz lost 25 percent of his body weight and gained $10,000 for it. The South Chandler man, who dropped 51 pounds, was the top male winner in the Orangetheory Fitness Transformation Challenge...
Sun Lakes Rotary helps refugees settle in Valley
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Sun Lakes Rotary helps refugees settle in Valley

April 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes has been very active with the East Valley’s Welcome to America Project, which shares transportation, technology, and transformational resources to help refugees not...
2 churches combine efforts to help the needy
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2 churches combine efforts to help the needy

April 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Robin Finlinson Guest Writer An event titled “Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself” recently brought together members of two churches – Sun Valley Community Church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – as well...
Chandler Realtor slates tourney for cancer victim
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Chandler Realtor slates tourney for cancer victim

April 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News The Darwin Wall Real Estate Team is rallying once again for a cancer victim, this time a Chandler woman. Last fall, the realty firm held a pub crawl to help a  Scottsdale woman battling breast cancer as well...
ACP junior is becoming a national science whiz
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ACP junior is becoming a national science whiz

April 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The first hint that Arizona College Prep High School junior Dean Brasen might be headed for a career in theoretical physics came while he was watching the hit TV comedy, Big Bang Theory. If someone...
Chandler student, 12, a published playwright
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Chandler student, 12, a published playwright

April 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Aditi Ganash, a 12-year-old Chandler resident, wanted to see the world. The problem for the Knox Gifted Academy student was the same as it was everyone else on the planet: a global pandemic limited...
Golf tourney helping Chandler dad beset by poor health
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Golf tourney helping Chandler dad beset by poor health

April 26th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff An Ahwatukee Realtor and her team are sponsoring a golf tournament to help the Chandler brother of a coworker who has struggled to care for his two daughters despite a life beset by a series of health...
Local family’s plight fails to bridge partisan divide
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Local family’s plight fails to bridge partisan divide

April 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Twice in the last two months, Kendra Riley appeared before legislative committees to implore for the passage of a bill that she feels could ease the burden for parents who endure the...