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Daughter follows her officer-dad’s footsteps
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Daughter follows her officer-dad’s footsteps

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Cmdr. Edward Upshaw of the Chandler Police Department had a clear rule when it came to his children’s career aspirations. “You could not be police officers,” he’d often say to them....
Summer-inspired art added to Vision Gallery
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Summer-inspired art added to Vision Gallery

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A Phoenix artist’s summer-inspired paintings are adorning the walls of the Chandler Vision Gallery as the facility’s first new exhibit since it briefly closed for a few weeks during 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...
Chandler sisters donate sunglasses to healthcare workers
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Chandler sisters donate sunglasses to healthcare workers

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Two Chandler sisters are attempting to give away hundreds of pairs of sunglasses to nurses and doctors working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicolette Krienert, a Hamilton High School student,...
America’s Best Karate offering safe camp for kids
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America’s Best Karate offering safe camp for kids

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By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor For nearly three decades, Mike Erickson has presented local parents with a fun and safe option for their kids to go during the summer months. Even now, as the coronavirus pandemic has made...
It may still be some time before multiplexes reopen
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It may still be some time before multiplexes reopen

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By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor You can legally go catch a flick at your local theater. Gov. Doug Ducey says it’s now OK. But don’t pack the kids in the car just yet or fill your purse with candy from the dollar store....
New manager guiding Chandler libraries in pandemic
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New manager guiding Chandler libraries in pandemic

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Chandler has a new leader at the helm of the city’s public library system. Fresh from Canada, Rachelle Kuzyk started with the city May 20. Kuzyk since 2011 had been library services manager in Wetaskiwin,...
Chandler ASU grad taking next step to medical career
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Chandler ASU grad taking next step to medical career

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Now that she has graduated from Arizona State University summa cum laude with a double major and a long list of research projects and related work, Rohini Nott is taking the next step toward become a...
3 Chandler woman are newly minted ASU grads
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3 Chandler woman are newly minted ASU grads

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ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Three Chandler women last week picked uip their diplomas virtually as part of Arizona State University’s largest spring graduating class. Chantal VanKlompenberg, Madeliene Howell and Kenedy Schneeberger were...
Hamilton senior’s Flinn Scholarship more than magic
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Hamilton senior’s Flinn Scholarship more than magic

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By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer In his scholarship application to the Flinn Foundation, Maxwell Bregman was asked to imagine the title of his own autobiography. The 18-year-old Hamilton High School student pondered the...