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Election

Bien-Willner, Pace face-off at candidate forum

The candidates for mayor of Paradise Valley, incumbent mayor Jerry Bien-Willner and councilwoman Julie Pace, participated in a forum at the town hall June 28 to answer pressing questions about …
Government

Arizona Legislature passes bill that would allow permitting of short-term rentals

A new bill has passed the Arizona Legislature giving municipalities authority to issue licenses and permits to short-term rentals. Senate Bill 1168, which passed the Arizona Senate and House of …
Election

Q&A: Council candidates describe impacts of Paradise Valley short-term rentals

There may not be an issue more agreed upon by Paradise Valley’s community than the trouble caused by short-term rental properties.While short-term rentals, or vacation rentals, are allowed …
Education

Arizona Attorney General files suit against Greenburg, SUSD

The Scottsdale Unified School District governing board violated the state’s open meeting law in August 2021, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is alleging in a new lawsuit. Brnovich …
NURSING HOMES

Paradise Valley legislator wants AG to examine inaction on nursing home issues

PHOENIX - State lawmakers lashed out last week at the director of the Department of Health Services after a report said the agency has failed to ensure …

Town of Paradise Valley declares August as ‘Drowning Impact Awareness Month’

The Town of Paradise Valley has joined a national initiative to recognize August as “Drowning Impact Awareness Month” and save the lives of more children.
Crime

Paradise Valley Police warn public of impersonation scam

The Paradise Valley Police Department is warning the public about a scam where a person has been calling Arizona residents and impersonating a sergeant. The subject is identifying themselves as …
Election

Ask the candidate: Is a Paradise Valley population decrease of concern?

The Town of Paradise Valley lost about 200 residents in the past decade, the latest U.S. Census shows. Is that a problem? This week we ask the four Paradise Valley Town Council candidates about …
Community news

Paradise Valley officer honored in 2022 Special Olympics torch run

Paradise Valley had a presence in the 2022 Final Leg Torch Run for the Special Olympics USA Games.
Ask the Candidate

Mayoral Q&A: Where do you land on the topic of Paradise Valley short-term rentals?

Short-term rental units have been deemed among the most disruptive and negative trend in Paradise Valley, the current mayor says. Despite much work being done by the Town Council as a whole in …
Achievement

Scottsdale Charros celebrate 35th annual education awards

On April 22, the Scottsdale Charros hosted its annual Charros Education Awards, honoring local students and educators for stellar achievements and work during the past year. The 2022 event marked …
Community News

Paradise Valley Police make arrest in residential burglary case

On Jan. 15 at 3:15 p.m, the Paradise Valley Police Department was dispatched to a report of a residential burglary that occurred earlier that day between 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. in the 3800 block of east Stella Lane. 

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Friends, your ballots will soon arrive. And you will have an important decision to make about your future: Do you want to continue on our town’s successful and steady path with mayoral …

Mary Hamway’s article accused me of fear mongering because I pointed out that our community is at a tipping point with six resorts poised to submit redevelopment proposals that could change the …
I attended the Mayor’s Forum last Tuesday at Town Hall and I am always comforted by the quality of candidates that chose to serve our town. However, several of candidate Pace’s …
Many governments, including Scottsdale and Phoenix, have term limits for elected officials, but not Paradise Valley. Paradise Valley is fortunate to have a tradition of citizen volunteers who …
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Business
Healthcare

Banner Urgent Care opens at Tatum and Thunderbird

Banner Urgent Care has opened an urgent care near Tatum Boulevard and Thunderbird Road to provide the most convenient care possible to Paradise Valley and north Phoenix residents, it announced June …
Subscriber Exclusive

Scottsdale test prep centers see continued success post-pandemic

College admissions can be a difficult and cut-throat process for students applying today, however, test tutoring services often lend these students a hand in standing out from the competition, especially as schools adopt new policies about requirements.
Movers & Shakers

The Palmeraie in Scottsdale taps Riccardo Vannetti as chief brand officer

From the luxury fashion house of Ferragamo, well-regarded international marketing executive Riccardo Vannetti has joined forces with Five Star Development to lead the marketing and branding vision …
REAL ESTATE

Keller Williams, 72SOLD form strategic partnership

Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, has entered a strategic partnership with 72SOLD, the leading home selling program in America. Founded by Greg …
Good Cause

FirstBank supports Brittney Griner ‘Heart and Sole’ shoe drive

As the Phoenix Mercury and fans across the country await the safe return of Brittney Griner, the community has rallied together to continue BG’s Heart and Sole Shoe Drive in partnership with …
Education

Across the state and country, recent college graduates celebrate their departure from university life, including many Scottsdale and Town of Paradise Valley residents. MacKenzie Byers of …

Scottsdale Unified School District approved a $7,000 performance bonus for Superintendent Scott Menzel for his work completed throughout the 2021-22 school year.
Entertainment
A signed Navajo wedding vase by Mary Manygoats.

‘Summer Market’ series ready to open at Fountain Hills museum

Signed Jemez pottery, Acoma pieces, art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, along with dish sets, decorative items and much more will be featured in the upcoming “Summer Market” in Fountain Hills.
Hole-in-the-Rock, the rock formation that looms over the Phoenix Zoo in Papago Park, is popular with both tourists and locals for its ease of access and view of the Valley.

Hole-in-the-Rock: Simple but significant Phoenix hike

Sitting in the shade on the cool stone of Hole-in-the-Rock, you wouldn’t know it’s a 105-degree Fahrenheit June afternoon in Arizona. Hole-in-the-Rock is a 5-to-10-minute, easy, short …
Owner/curator, Nicole Royse selected artists who create powerful work through their medium, and unique perspectives.

‘Reality Versus Imagination’ exhibit extends through June 26

Royse Contemporary has announced the extension of the group exhibition examining ideas of reality and imagination, “Reality versus Imagination,” through June 26.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts announces 2022, 2023 season

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts presents a fresh lineup for its 2022- 2023 season, filled with concerts and performances for a wide range of tastes, featuring everything from …

Scottsdale resort celebrates international yoga day June 21

Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Bungalows, partnering with YogaSix, invite hotel guests and locals to celebrate International Yoga Day with a complimentary, sunrise yoga class on Tuesday, June 21.
Scottsdale Arts has opened the application process for its Community Arts Grant Program.

Application process open for Scottsdale’s Community Arts Grant Program 

Scottsdale Arts is accepting applications for its Community Arts Grant Program.

Fountain Hills Theater to open ‘Urinetown’ production

The musical comedy “Urinetown” is opening next month in Fountain Hills.
His raw subway style is transformed onto canvas, paper, and metal in works capturing the color, energy, and style of art permeated through the New York City subway system from the late 1970s to the 1990s.

Walter Art Gallery showcases ‘Subway Rush’ through June 17

The Walter Art Gallery, 6425 E. Thomas Road, Scottsdale, presents “Subway Rush,” the solo show of Charles Giglia also known as SAR.
A closing reception will be held from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at Royse Contemporary, 7077 E. Main St., Suite 6 in the Scottsdale Arts District.

Royse Contemporary displays ‘Reality Versus Imagination’ through June 12

Royse Contemporary debuted a group exhibition, “Reality Versus Imagination,” in April to examine ideas of reality verses imagination while reflecting on the artists perspective and creative process.
Image of one of Jana Peterson's work.

Paradise Valley Artists of the Year alum display work at Gammage in June

Father and daughter artists, Jack and Jana Peterson, who were both “Artist of the Year” before at the Paradise Valley City Hall, will exhibit paintings in the Grady Gammage lobby during June.
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