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Changes in health-inspection policies win restaurateur’s nod

By Chelsea Martin Area restaurant owners are voicing positive feedback to newly adopted updates to restaurant inspection rules that have been in the works since 2011. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has revamped the inspection programs to include what county officials say is a more consistent, efficient and consumerfriendly process. The 20 recommendations provided […]

Horizon Honors high school picks West Chandler girl as valedictorian

Horizon Honors high school picks West Chandler girl as valedictorian

By Chelsea Martin West Chandler resident and Horizon Community Learning Center senior Manu Kondapi says she never thought twice about getting involved in her school or her community. She did both, and between participating in countless school programs and dedicating herself to volunteering around the community, school officials say Kondapi was the perfect pick for […]

Top athletes ink Letters of Intent

Corona athletes showed off Letters of Intent from their colleges of choice at a ceremony May 14. Recipients included, from left, front, Sava Gulstad, Nathan Rodriguez, Grant Fishburn, Grace Ashu, Sarah Holditch, Tevin Mayfield; back, George Wright, Jarrett Givens, Ryan Normand, Andrew Truswell, Matt Eckles, Nicholas Creasman. Recipients of college scholarships competed on the basis […]

Why Wrangler News?

Why Wrangler News?

Because where you live is where we live. Whether you’re in one of Tempe’s new ‘Character Areas’ or one of west Chandler’s cozy residential communities, we’re your neighbors. We work here, shop here, dine here, live here. Since 1991, you’ve seen Wrangler News at your schools, your churches, the places you do business. And, of […]

Scholarship honors memory of a favorite student

Scholarship honors memory of a favorite student

By Chelsea Martin Corona senior Jessie Briggs is the first recipient of the Blake Norvell “Smiles” Scholarship, symbolizing the beginning of a lifelong honor to the man who left a mark on all those who surrounded him. Briggs was recently chosen by the scholarship committee—which included Norvell’s mother Stephanie, father Bill, sister Juliana, girlfriend Briana, […]

Adult, teen vols having huge impact on hospital costs

Volunteers at Chandler Regional Medical Center and its sister hospital Mercy Gilbert racked up nearly 10,000 hours of service last year, a contribution hospital officials say would be equal to more than $1.7 million if calculated in paid hours. Both Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert are members of the Dignity Health consortium of hospitals. Nearly […]

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