Ecton: A ‘yes’ vote is akin to making an investment in Scottsdale quality of life

As a former Scottsdale city councilman, I know the difficult challenges of keeping up with all the city’s needs. Money doesn’t grow on trees, so [...] Continue Reading →

Success: Reinstatement of millions of dollars for our state parks system

“Endless pressure; endlessly applied” became the mantra for the advocates of the State Parks Heritage Fund — which after being approved by [...] Continue Reading →

Dispatch from Kenya: Reflections on a life-changing experience

The following is the final report from Cassidy Johnson, a Scottsdale student who was one of six Valley high students who visited Kenya this month [...] Continue Reading →

Sunnucks: Scottsdale bond pursuit is honest, transparent effort

We saw a recent letter to the editor asking for more transparency in the upcoming bonds elections. That is exactly what the city of Scottsdale’s [...] Continue Reading →

Grupp: Increasing international flight service a win for Scottsdale

When Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport lands a new international flight, it’s a win for all of Arizona — including Scottsdale. It [...] Continue Reading →

Hill: Poor business behavior in north Scottsdale

I had an extremely disappointing experience with a local business and this is not the first time I’ve heard complaints about the company located [...] Continue Reading →

Janik: COGS formally opposes current Scottsdale development direction

The Coalition of Greater Scottsdale strongly opposes the current practice of increasing height and density to dramatically increase the city’s [...] Continue Reading →

Yes to Children: SUSD can’t afford a failed override election

On Nov. 5 voters in the Scottsdale Unified School District will have the opportunity to renew the school district’s budget override that will [...] Continue Reading →

Whitehead: In opposition to Scottsdale’s ‘G-101’ unit purchase

On Tuesday, the City Council will decide whether to spend $3 million to purchase and renovate a downtown condo. The Museum of the West will use [...] Continue Reading →
Dan Shufelt (Arizona Helping Hands)

Shufelt: Donate responsibly by knowing where your money goes

There are so many challenges to running Arizona Helping Hands. We are a growing nonprofit organization — the largest provider of basic [...] Continue Reading →