Scottsdale ambulance contract challenge claims deal not in compliance with state law

A legal challenge has been filed against the city of Scottsdale regarding its recent approval of a citywide ambulance contract claiming certain [...] Continue Reading →

Q&A: Maricopa Ambulance CEO discusses citywide contract

Maricopa Ambulance CEO Byran Gibson was contacted by the Scottsdale Independent to better understand the ins and outs of the pending ambulance [...] Continue Reading →

Kessler: pain syndrome wont stop me — help us tame this fire!

Help us tame the fire — the fire that burns daily in my life. Before the fire, I lived the life of an average teenager focusing on school, [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Philharmonic notches Governor’s Arts Awards nomination

Scottsdale Philharmonic is nominated for the 37th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards for the third consecutive year. According to a press release, the [...] Continue Reading →

The Scottsdale Independent offers its lead stories of 2017

The Scottsdale Independent newspaper covered the topics that mattered to political and school board aficionados, the purveyors of affluence and [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale dips into sober home regulations through new spacing requirements

As the opioid epidemic tightens its grip on the nation’s beleaguered, an unintended consequence of the road to recovery is hitting a little too [...] Continue Reading →

City of Scottsdale to test run Sky Harbor Connection Program

The city of Scottsdale will be testing a new transportation program that will reimburse share-ride users who travel to and from the municipality. [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council approves legal protest text amendment

In response to how legal protests are addressed when filed by neighboring property owners, Scottsdale City Council adopted an ordinance amending [...] Continue Reading →

Charros offer new way to make Arizona tax credit work for Scottsdale

The Scottsdale Charros — through the established Charro Foundation — has created the Child Assistance Program Sponsor program meant [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council approves system to improve fire, emergency response

A faster, more efficient method of enabling first responders to get to emergency situations was adopted by Scottsdale City Council through an [...] Continue Reading →