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Scottsdale Unified School District’s governing board candidates provided their perspectives on how the district should handle infectious diseases as SUSD continues to manage COVID-19 in its schools. more
David Hann, who was elected mayor of Paradise Valley in 1992, passed away on Sept. 6. He was 91-years-old. Hann spent his early years in Kansas and Colorado, before entering the Navy. After … more
For most children, the days leading to Christmas are marked with sweet treats, fun events and eagerly awaiting Santa Clause. For 2-year-old Nolan Hull, December 2020 is when he and his family … more
Phoenix Realtors, which serves more than 11,000 real estate professionals across the Valley, recently released the latest market data, with President Andrea Crouch giving perspective to current real … more
On Sept. 16 at 8:13 p.m., the Paradise Valley Police Department was dispatched to a report of a residential burglary from the 6700 block of North Desert Fairways Drive. A window to the residence was … more
Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Wednesday the names of over 16,000 semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including 58 students from Scottsdale and Paradise Valley schools. more

There are three candidates seeking election to the House of Representatives for Legislative District 4: Laura Terech, D-Scottsdale; Matt Gress, R-Phoenix; and Maria Syms, R-Paradise … more
Scottsdale school teacher Christine Marsh, D-Phoenix, is facing off against Nancy Barto, R-Phoenix, for the state senator seat in Legislative District 4. more
“Can you hear me now?” It’s an outdated cell phone commercial but a lingering question within the Town of Paradise Valley all these years later, where gaps in cell phone coverage … more
The Town of Paradise Valley recently authorized during a Sept. 8 meeting an agreement with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of police radios, which are used by officers regularly as a primary … more
Paradise Valley Town Council kicked off its fall session Sept. 8 with a discussion about a new resort development proposal. Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is seeking approval to develop … more
Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner proclaimed on Sept. 8 the month of September to be National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The town is invited to celebrate this momentous occasion and … more
At Thursday’s meeting, the Paradise Valley Town Council will be taking its first look at Andaz Scottsdale Resort’s development proposal. Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is … more

Cholla Trail, a popular hike to the summit of Camelback Mountain, has been closed for renovation since March 2020 and is now scheduled to open by the end of September. An exact date has not yet … more
Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner and Council Members Paul Dembow and Mark Stanton were recognized for their years service on Sept. 1 at the 2022 Annual Arizona League of Cities and Towns Conference. more
The Paradise Valley Police Department has deployed new speed radar boxes around school zone areas. The new radar boxes went into effect on Sept. 1. “Look out for our children and keep … more
Paradise Valley’s government is nearing its return from summer break and town staff is preparing for a productive fall. It is not uncommon for local governments to experience a slow down … more
After six candidates filed for the upcoming Scottsdale Unified School District governing board election, one of those hopefuls, Sara Solem, has withdrawn from the race. more
The Scottsdale Unified School district settled a lawsuit with former elementary school teacher Brooke Schneider, who had alleged she was intimidated and retaliated against in a federal lawsuit. On … more
Maintaining fitness on vacation or traveling can easily turn into a conundrum without the proper mindset, tools and planning. Rachel Reddish, a fitness expert who lives in Scottsdale, advises … more

Starting the school year, college students are expected to come to class ready with a catalog of supplies from books to computers. Not all students can afford to keep up with the changing demands for school supplies, however one couple looks to solve this issue at Coronado High School. more
The winning candidates of Paradise Valley’s primary election are eager and looking forward to the 2023 term, which begins in January. In the Aug. 2 primary election, Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner … more
Collaboration appears to be the name of the game, as the newest owners of Smoke Tree resort are confident they can bring forward a winning development for the town of Paradise Valley. Describing a … more
Unofficial results show incumbent Jerry Bien-Willner leading the race for Paradise Valley mayor in the Aug. 2 primary election. At 8 p.m. Aug. 2, when unofficial results posted, Bien-Willner … more
SCS Engineers, an award-winning environmental consulting and construction firm, is celebrating the completion of more than 3,500 Arizona-based projects and reflecting on its 30th anniversary in … more
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