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We couldn’t help but become emotional when we read the final election results. SUSD voters proudly stood up for our district, providing our students a landslide victory by maintaining the … more
Shopping centers can and will thrive in the “Age of Amazon” as long as they continue to innovate. That word has been our guidepost since our Phoenix-based company started developing … more
There are 14,000+ children in Arizona’s foster care system. So many little ones and young souls who are in need of a safe place to land, searching for their forever homes. It is not an easy … more
Several weeks ago I did something most locals prefer to avoid at all costs. I braved the weekend traffic in downtown Scottsdale. As I navigated the congested streets of the Big Apple, I mean … more
My name is Laura Weaver and I am the owner of Nestldown Linens located at 7134 E. Stetson Drive, #105 in Scottsdale. I am writing today to voice my opposition regarding the SouthBridge 2 project … more
Mark Zuckerberg is causing dissension in Scottsdale. Facebook is being exploited by a group of naysayers with constant barraging of city government and Scottsdale citizens. It started when the … more
Southbridge II is, admittedly, a beast of a project proposed along the canal in the 5th Ave district. It will change everything we recognize about Old Town in ways that some embrace and some … more
When I was approached about supporting the newly formed “Old Town Alliance” which has purportedly organized to oppose a variety of projects in the downtown Scottsdale area I lent my … more
When voters overwhelmingly approved renewing the SUSD budget override, I believe they sent a message: “We have confidence in SUSD.” Now, working together, students, teachers, … more
The darkest years in recent Scottsdale politics – 2016 to 2018. Many of us worried that it would take years to get over the damage done to our city and our schools. A huge bloc of voters … more
Election Day was a historic day for Scottsdale — in more ways than one. We want to thank all the Steering Committee members, donors and supporters who helped Scottsdale approve its first … more
Having lived in Scottsdale for 27 years, (my son graduated from Chaparral --- first ever to be newspaper editor for 2 consecutive years) I know Scottsdale, both then and now. And I was attracted … more
When we produced our first Scottsdale Home Tour five years ago, it had a specific purpose: We wanted more people to know about the wonderful things that were happening in south Scottsdale. Back … more
Did you know that Experience Scottsdale works with thousands of journalists each year to secure articles and television segments that promote travel to the city? Or how about that Experience … more
I have lived in Scottsdale for 55 years and I am a graduate of Pima Elementary School and Scottsdale High School. That makes me feel a little old but also able to reflect on our history a bit more … more
So far, so good. From what I understand, Scottsdale’s first all-mail ballot election is going well. Ballots were sent to all registered voters on Oct. 9. Since then, there has been a steady … more
When my two sons were small boys (they are now in their 40’s) my wife and I often took them to McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. The train ride along with the carousel was often the … more
That ballot on your kitchen counter --- the one you’ve been looking at for a few days. Fill it out and mail it today. Don’t waste your vote. Those who we count on the most to support … more
We have mailed in our SUSD override ballots and we both enthusiastically voted yes. We hope you do too. Arizona public education is underfunded. Our children have never known a fully funded … more
I’ve had the privilege to be one of the founding board members of Business United for Scottsdale Schools (BUSS), and now proudly serve as the president. As a native of Scottsdale and … more
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