Eskildson: $77.50/classroom hour average pay/benefits for SUSD teachers

District-wide, that’s an estimated $15-plus million/year over what their nearby average charter and private schools receive. In addition, most [...] Continue Reading →

Annual Arizona Taco Festival celebrates 10-year ‘Taco-versary’

The 10th Annual Arizona Taco Festival will celebrate a decade of tacos on Oct. 12-13 at its new, larger venue at WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 [...] Continue Reading →

Miller, Christakos lay groundwork for Firebirds’ 2019 season

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story misidentified several players who are no longer on the team. We apologize for any confusion [...] Continue Reading →

Cantor: Scottsdale Character Area Plans exist — read them!

Neighbors of the Cabana project in southern Scottsdale, at 2240 N. Hayden Road, have jarred the minds of both neighbors and the Development [...] Continue Reading →

Austin: Sophisticated public relations shape Scottsdale truth too often

The “Arizona Progress Gazette” recently posted a story with the headline “59 for, 2 Against. Strong Support for Scottsdale Bond.” I’m tired of [...] Continue Reading →

Rotary Club of Scottsdale learn of McDowell Sonoran Preserve ‘treasures’

The Rotary Club of Scottsdale welcomed Kroy Ekblaw, director of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, as its keynote speaker at the club’s weekly [...] Continue Reading →

Derouin: Scottsdale Museum Square is wise use of abandoned land

I’m excited about the proposed Museum Square project in Old Town Scottsdale because of what it offers to the city, because of its unique [...] Continue Reading →

Civil War Roundtable presents: ‘Fighting Dick Anderson: Lee’s Most Maligned General’

The Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable presents Lawrence Hewitt speaking on “Fighting Dick Anderson: Lee’s Most Maligned General.” The presentation [...] Continue Reading →

Richardson: Museum square will bring new patrons to Scottsdale Arts District

I have owned and operated an art gallery in Scottsdale for more than 30 years. Legacy Gallery has seen changes in trends and the economy over the [...] Continue Reading →

Fiesta Bowl Charities donates $2M to Hance Park project

As part of the Hance Park Partner Coalition, Phoenix Community Alliance announced Monday, Aug. 19 the seven-figure financial donation made by the [...] Continue Reading →