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Smoke Tree Resort purchased by local real estate firm

Scottsdale-based Walton Global Holding has purchased Smoke Tree Resort, in the Town of Paradise Valley, for $14 million. The deal closed on June 29, with ST Holdings, a subsidiary of Walton Global …

US court dismisses Scottsdale v. FAA lawsuit

Scottsdale’s fight to have flight paths to and from Sky Harbor International Airport reevaluated has come to a disappointing close after several years of legal battle. On June 24, the United States …

To lick or not to lick: Scottsdale restaurant offers …

After almost 15 years of business and a new location, The Mission in Old Town Scottsdale and its infamous Himalayan salt wall have received a bit of buzz for viral videos and images of patrons taking a taste of more than the restaurant’s tasty dishes.

City of Scottsdale shares tips for monsoon season

The Arizona monsoon season is underway and will last through Sept. 30. In the months ahead, storms are expected to develop rapidly and may cause severe localized winds and flooding in Scottsdale.  

Scottsdale approves start of Ashler Hills Park

The construction project for a new Scottsdale community park at Ashler Hills is in the beginning stages. In June, Scottsdale City Council approved a contract with Valley Rain Construction Corp. …

Scottsdale Canal Convergence to celebrate 10th …

Scottsdale Arts’ Canal Convergence — Water + Art + Light will celebrate its 10th anniversary Nov. 4–13, at the Scottsdale Waterfront.The free, 10-night event features large-scale …

Rosewood Homes announces groundbreaking of new …

Scottsdale-based Rosewood Homes announced the start of pre-sales and model home construction at its new 19-home Rosewood Canyon in the Storyrock Master Planned Community in north Scottsdale.

Arizona Legislature passes bill that would allow …

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 …

Wiffle Ball tournament returns to Scottsdale Stadium …

The Western Wiffle Ball Classic will be returning to Scottsdale Stadium, the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Last year’s second tournament had over 25 …

Scottsdale teen selected as Distinguished Young Woman …

On Saturday, June 25, Katelyn Cai of Scottsdale was named the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2022 and presented with a cash scholarship of $40,000 at the conclusion of the 65th Distinguished Young Women National Finals.

Board approves SRP power line burial despite objection

HOENIX — A pair of lengthy hearings at two recent Board of Supervisors meetings have culminated with the board approving a Salt River Project petition related to moving overhead power lines …

Human trafficking: It’s happening in our backyard

The issue of human trafficking in Arizona is just as damaging as fentanyl, but far less talked about, one Valley police chief says. “The amount of attention that is garnered around the …

NASA lands new display at Scottsdale’s Museum of the …

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West announced June 15 the addition of an educational exhibit kiosk from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, called Observing With NASA (OWN), …

Tim Brislin named senior vice president of Harvard …

Harvard Investments, a real estate investment and development company based in Scottsdale, announced June 13 the promotions of six team members and one new hire in response to the firm’s rapid …

Valley-wide Juneteenth celebrations to attend

For those whose ancestors were enslaved for centuries in America, Juneteenth holds special significance as the country is set to celebrate when Black people still slaving in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of their freedom on June 19, 1865.

Q&A: How will the growing water crisis impact …

Despite a drought management plan being in place, Scottsdale City Council candidates are mostly confident that the city is on the right track to avoid a major water problem. In January, the city …

Scottsdale approves $2.1 billion tentative budget

The city of Scottsdale’s tentative budget has been unanimously approved by City Council members, moving the annual financial document forward in the multi-step adoption process. The total …

Scottsdale Unified accepts grant aimed at homeless …

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board has accepted two “mini grants” totaling about $90,000 to assist students who are homeless. The grants were accepted during a May …

Application process open for Scottsdale’s Community …

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

Maricopa County Supervisor Thomas Galvin named Rose …

Thomas Galvin, a longtime land use and water attorney and current Maricopa County supervisor, was named partner at Scottsdale-based Rose Law Group, the firm announced. Galvin has practiced at …

Valley companies pursue pandemic-related flex work

When the COVID-19 pandemic entered the U.S. in March 2020, companies closed their offices and shifted to remote work for what many thought would be a few short weeks. Two years later, many Americans are still working from home and the way companies do business has been changed forever.

Gun brought to Scottsdale campus week before Texas …

The week before the Uvalde, Texas, shooting at an elementary school, a Scottsdale Unified School District student brought a weapon on campus — illustrating how close to home safety threats can …

Scottsdale art exhibit celebrates life, work of …

An exhibition presenting more than 50 works that demonstrate the diversity of Beverly McIver’s thematic approach to painting over 25 years is ongoing in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale’s development growth: Candidates outline …

A candidate’s opinion on Scottsdale growth is a popular yardstick by which constituents use to measure political hopefuls. Coupled by the booming population in the Valley of the Sun, there …

Desert Mountain CARE posts record-breaking year

CARE, the Desert Mountain-based charity that funds breakthrough cancer research in the greater Phoenix area, raised a record-breaking $1.2 million in donations for fiscal year 2021-22.
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