Alexander: Yes on Scottsdale’s ballot initiatives benefit a vast community

I am voting yes for Questions 1, 2 and 3. I am so pleased with the inclusive process that led to the final list of projects. Citizen activism in [...] Continue Reading →

O’Shea: Scottsdale bond is essential to hosting top equestrian, tourism-driving events

Scottsdale is the only U.S. city in the running to host the International Federation for Equestrian Sports World Championships in 2022. That is [...] Continue Reading →

Thompson: The time is now for Scottsdale to repair its infrastructure

Scottsdale voters have not approved a major bond program since 2000. Nineteen years is a long time and has left our city with infrastructure that [...] Continue Reading →

Auh: My journey into Japanese culture with High School Diplomats

Hi there. My name is Jonathan Auh, and I am a junior at Desert Mountain High School. This past summer, I had the opportunity to attend High [...] Continue Reading →

Shapiro: The good, bad and ugly of finding qualified candidates

In any community, there are a few key leadership positions that define the culture and expectations of the community on a practical and lofty and [...] Continue Reading →

Budvari-Glenn: Access to quality public education essential for Scottsdale, all children

I’m a sophomore at Emerson College in Boston, but I still remember that week in high school when we ran out of paper — and had no [...] Continue Reading →

Mendoza: Scottsdale infrastructure investments important to local community

The Police Officers of Scottsdale Association strongly supports Questions 1, 2 and 3 on the November ballot. The 58 infrastructure and community [...] Continue Reading →

Marsh: We need to pass the Scottsdale Schools override renewal

I spent almost all of my time as Arizona’s 2016 Teacher of the Year just trying to make sure students’ learning and lives didn’t get worse. While [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: My campaign finance complaint against David Smith

On Sept. 3, I filed a campaign finance complaint against the Committee to Re-elect David N. Smith to Council, David Smith, James Bruner,and Judy [...] Continue Reading →

All life is precious: Takeaways from the reality of mass-casualty events

Our feature article this month is one focused on a national issue almost everyone I meet and talk with has an emotional response. And, to say I [...] Continue Reading →