Valley Voices
Dodds: Watch out for 70-ish council candidate on ‘Scottstrek’

Please be careful if you see Scottsdale City Council candidate John Little zip by around Oct. 10 or 11. At the age of 70, he’ll be riding a bike — or scooter or Segway or walking or …

Bezon: Full-throated, unequivocal support for Julie Cieniawski’s school board campaign

Griffen: Testimonial for Scottsdale City Council candidate Little

Kurland: Public service missing from Arizona state government

LOCAL OPINIONS

Cantor: Context for Scottsdale school board candidate’s statements

The article interviewing candidates for SUSD Governing Board had some very erroneous statements and assumptions from Ms. Digrazia. Being a student of history and government for the better part of …

Opinion: Is the party finally over?

In 2017, the Arizona State Legislature established regulations that eliminated the ability of cities, like Scottsdale, to regulate rental units based on classification or use (HOA’s are …

Whitehead: Scottsdale City Council votes to protect energy efficiency

Eliminating incentives to save energy is a costly mistake. Particularly now. Arizonans are suffering record temperatures and thousands are looking for work. Efficiency helps alleviate both. Yet, …
(Arianna Grainey/Independent Newspapers)

Henninger: Can new Scottsdale City Council boldly go where others have not gone before?

“The challenge for the new City Council will be to understand what has happened in the past, what is truly happening in the economy now, and what the real assets and inadequacies of the …

Adler: John Little has got my vote for Scottsdale council

John Little is my favorite candidate for Scottsdale City Council. I’ve known John since 2007 when I volunteered as a Downtown Scottsdale Ambassador and I have always been impressed with his …

Egan: The destruction of Scottsdale, Valley of the Sun

Scottsdale mayors and city management, starting with Drinkwater, have for the last 40 years sold land to developers, that has ultimately destroyed our beautiful desert and the City of Scottsdale …

Haskell: A take on Scottsdale’s current affairs

For all you activists, pseudo activists, concerned citizens, outraged outcasts, those who want to support a “cause”, protesters/rioters, mask maniacs and those who have an unhealthy fear …

Kurland: Working together for our students' safety amid COVID-19

The SUSD governing board has decided on a phased approach for reintroducing in-person learning for the majority of our students after weeks of gathering feedback from parents, teachers, and …

Manross: Leave it as it is

“Leave it as it is! You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.” These are Theodore Roosevelt’s epic words that have been the …

Janik: Why I’m running for Scottsdale City Council

As I begin this final phase of the election for Scottsdale City Council, I am humbled by the strong support I have received from you the citizens who made me the top vote-getter in the primary. …
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