Gosnell: DMB project is next step in Kierland development narrative

With its mixed-use development projects, innovative architecture and walkability, Kierland has become one of the most vibrant and iconic urban [...] Continue Reading →

Kurland: it is time for a teacher to represent LD23

My name is Eric Kurland. I am a husband, father and teacher and I am running to be your Representative in LD23. I am running as a Clean Elections [...] Continue Reading →

Parker: Scottsdale Independent equality article out of touch with reality

Let me start by saying that it’s completely out of character for me respond to an article. However, I was so appalled and offended by Perception [...] Continue Reading →

Cantor: Navajo Elementary offers cultural linchpin for south Scottsdale community

Rebuild or restore Navajo Elementary School because a vital part of what Scottsdale values will be lost forever if we don’t. Our children and [...] Continue Reading →

Beckman: ‘SUSD Governing Board, when are you going to start listening to your community?’

Today is Sept. 4, and in exactly 119 days, Scottsdale Unified School District will have two new members of the Governing Board; I hope to be one [...] Continue Reading →

Austin: misrepresentation of Prop. 420 is attempt to bamboozle Scottsdale voting bloc

Proposition 420 is a ballot initiative regarding our citizen-owned Sonoran Desert preserve. A “yes” vote on Nov. 6 would secure a small but [...] Continue Reading →

Schild: I filed as a SUSD write-in candidate to give voters a choice

I believe voters in the Scottsdale school district want an election. Some past elections have been canceled due to lack of competition. This year [...] Continue Reading →

DeCabooter: history shows opponents of Desert EDGE were previously supportive of the effort

During my 40-plus years of living in Scottsdale I have been proud of the way people with different opinions came together for the common good of [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: John McCain was for the birds!

Senator John McCain was a dedicated naturalist, conservationist and birdwatcher. Strolling his Hidden Valley Ranch outside Cottonwood, Ariz. with [...] Continue Reading →

Myers: in response to Scottsdale Independent coverage of Proposition 420

I appreciated the coverage of Proposition 420 — proposed change to the city charter to require a public vote on any construction in the [...] Continue Reading →