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The Republic azcentral.com Argrett Colbert always wanted to pursue higher education, but life just kept getting in the way. Work, marriage, World War II and a variety of other factors kept her from continuing her education beyond the eighth grade.
The Republic azcentral.com Railroad fans and history buffs will find something to catch their eye Saturday at the Arizona Railway Museum. In celebration of National Train Day, the museum will be open for free 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...Ryan Road (just east of
The Republic azcentral.com The Chandler Chamber of Commerce turned 100 years old Friday, and to celebrate, members took spins around the track at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Theme of the party was "Racing to the Future." "We
The Republic azcentral.com A Chandler icon whose grandfather farmed the area more than 100 years ago and whose father helped build the San Marcos Hotel has died. Audrey Ryan, 84, remained in the family home on Arizona Avenue and Ryan Road until a few
More on this topic Dates that mattered 1863 -- Arizona is established as a territory. Fort McDowell is established, paving the way for permanent settlements in the Salt River Valley and the beginnings of Phoenix. Tempe is founded with the
The Republic azcentral.com The Chandler Museum is opening hidden parts of local history on a new website that gives the world an unfiltered look at the city's early years...Chandler fixing a flat tire on a desert road in the 1920s, a Chandler
Our View When city staff began seeking sponsors for Chandler's centennial celebration, it kept the sour economy in mind and created only one $15,000 top-level spot. The thinking was that many companies would be hard-pressed to contribute, let alone
My Turn "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi According to city of Chandler publications, "Cruelty to animals is a serious offense and violators will be prosecuted."
The Arizona Republic Suzanne Price Propstra, a Chandler native who told stories about her doting, childless uncle, city founder Dr. A.J...Propstra, 88, was the daughter of Chandler's first city attorney, Arthur Price...In 2001, Propstra donated the
The Arizona Republic Dwayne Dobson's family moved their large flock of sheep from winter pastures in Chandler to cooler summer digs near Greer in April like they and their ancestors have been doing every spring since 1929. "And we've never seen