Van Parys: A reader fact-check of Webber’s perspective of America’s future

The times, they are a changing. It is a rare occurrence that I am rendered speechless, it is even more rare when I am rendered such by an op-ed. [...] Continue Reading →

Webber: The media’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez obsession

Surely, I’m not the only person in this country questioning why the media has made New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a media [...] Continue Reading →

Ortega: Untruthfulness tarnishes Scottsdale’s mural approval

Consideration of the Maverick Mural is essentially deliberation over a sliver of property that is 3 inches thick by the length of the north [...] Continue Reading →

Bass: Government overreach and the Maverick Mural

Is the controversy swirling around the Maverick Mural a result of the subject: the late Sen. John McCain? Is it a result of the privately funded [...] Continue Reading →

Littlefield: Scottsdale residents deserve a voice in planning the next bond package

I am a member of the City Council’s Capital Improvement Plan Subcommittee which is tasked with recommending the size and scope of the bond [...] Continue Reading →

Phillips: Scottsdale to consider establishing Veterans Commission

I am pleased to share with you that on Feb. 12 your Scottsdale City Council will consider the addition of a new volunteer commission tentatively [...] Continue Reading →

Bloch: Scottsdale dwellers didn’t move to the desert for multi-family housing scenery

I am working (volunteering) at the Phoenix Open this year for the third year — what fun. On my way out today, I stopped at Mark Taylor [...] Continue Reading →

Ortega: Scottsdale City Council deserves an F for ‘Maverick Mural’

Take a look, a close look at the “Maverick Mural” which is under consideration by the Scottsdale City Council on appeal. Artist Bass, promoter [...] Continue Reading →

Beckman: 2019 brings a renewed optimism to SUSD

On Nov. 6, 2018, I was honored to be elected to the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board. On Jan. 10, that honor was expanded when [...] Continue Reading →

Alley & Alexander: Searching for a 5-star Papago Plaza project

The Papago Plaza redevelopment plan has simultaneously become what everyone wants and, ironically, what many don’t want. Everyone agrees that the [...] Continue Reading →