Crawford seeks Scottsdale City Council seat at November 2018 election

Many hold the adage of “the third time is the charm” as a simple truth that has a propensity for becoming reality — Scottsdale business [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford: ballot recommendations to move Scottsdale in the right direction

Scottsdale has made great progress in recent years. Our brand is recognized worldwide. The numerous awards and articles that praise Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford: Scottsdale needs more diverse representation — not less

There are approximately 235,000 people who live in Scottsdale. Only seven people — our mayor and council — are elected to represent [...] Continue Reading →

Councilman Phillips ends car wash fundraiser following campaign finance violation report

Scottsdale Councilman Guy Phillips, who is seeking re-election this November, has abruptly stopped a campaign fundraiser effort at a local car [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford: Mr. Lindeman’s assertions are off the mark

In response to Mr. Charles Lindeman’s June 20, 2016 opinion piece: “Crawford press points to Scottsdale Independent favoritism;” it is obvious [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford press points to Scottsdale Independent favoritism

The Scottsdale Independent recently published two articles about failed mayoral candidate Bill Crawford. In these articles Crawford criticized [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford: the best way forward for Scottsdale is to abandon run

As I organized my 2,402 signatures to become a candidate for mayor of Scottsdale, the motivation for my running revealed itself: A year ago, I [...] Continue Reading →

Crawford abandons Scottsdale mayoral bid pushing election to November

Scottsdale resident, proprietor and neighborhood activist Bill Crawford has dropped his pursuit of the mayor’s seat in the upcoming general [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Strong: 37% of 400 polled prefer incumbent in August election

A majority of Scottsdale residents say their city is headed in the right direction, and they favor Mayor Jim Lane over two opponents heading into [...] Continue Reading →

An open letter: Mayor Jim Lane and Scottsdale City Council

Now that the plan to build the Desert Discovery Center on pristine preserve land has been suspended for reconsideration, imagine, if you will, a [...] Continue Reading →