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There are some big changes on the horizon for education in Maricopa County, if Gov. Ducey’s legislative agenda continues to get a good reception from our state lawmakers. Last week Gov. … more
Sky Harbor International Airport just collected $3.6 million in taxpayer money from the Federal Aviation Administration to upgrade a tarmac, while the Deer Valley Airport cashed in on a $2.7 million … more
Listen, my children, and you shall hear,Of the tale of a Mayor and Council who we do revere.They took office in January, two thousand nineteen,And what a record of accomplishments we have seen.It is … more
The Town of Paradise Valley will observe and celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 20, at the Town Hall with a ceremony starting at 11 a.m. and luncheon immediately following. During the … more
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case that could result in me being kicked out of the only country I have ever known. On Jan. 29 a musical called “¡Americano!” opens at The … more
About peeling back and shedding the layers and layers of our consciously and unconsciously learned behaviors and attitudes that prevent us from experiencing the richness of diversity, tolerance, and acceptance, anti-racism educator and activist Jane Elliott contends that “what we learn, we can unlearn.” more
It’s the time of year when gift-giving is driven more by motivation than obligation. Beyond the heart-warming celebratory gatherings of friends and family, it’s the time of year when nonprofit … more
Wow. That’s all one can say once you witness the breadth and depth of construction and progress now taking shape at the new Ritz-Carlton project in Paradise Valley. Over the years we … more
That’s right --- this is the first year you can help the Paradise Valley Police Department by making a tax-deductible donation to The Paradise Valley Public Safety Foundation, Inc. Newly … more
‘Tis the season to bond with family and friends over a delicious spread. While dining on the fall-inspired dishes, you can easily lose sight of your heart-healthy routine. But being healthy … more
The Oct. 23 article on Fire Safety article in the Town of Paradise Valley Independent provided valuable reminders of steps we all can take in case of a fire in our homes. Unfortunately, the … more
At Independent Newsmedia we are the sum of our parts. In mid-October the Arizona group embarked on a vital 21st Century endeavor: Yourvalley.net. Anchored by our team of dedicated local … more
Paradise Valley is a truly a remarkable place to live. An area of stunning natural scenery, beautiful homes and some of the most amazing resorts in the country. What ties all these wonderful … more
On Nov. 9, the Town of Paradise Valley will host the 15th Annual Paradise Valley Veterans’ Appreciation Vintage Car Show. The town invites its neighbors and friends to take those wonderful … more
Gilbert Wang was the principal at Madison No. 1 Elementary School when I was growing up. Paul Dembow During assemblies … more
Leatha Martin (center) accepts proclamation and represents Eve’s Place at the Town Council meeting on Sept. 26 (Submitted photo) Town Mayor Jerry … more
Editor’s note: The article published in the Town of Paradise Valley Independent, Oct. 2, 2019, and the advertisements published in the Scottsdale Independent and Town of Paradise Valley … more
No public health issue is as important as being able to access high-quality, affordable health care. Brendan Lyons I … more
The nights are cooling down, and the days are not quite as long. Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner (Arianna Grainey/Independent … more
Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust funds construction for the Licensing and Safety program providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, first aid kits, and safety … more
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