Scottsdale Cares can become agent of change through community support

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step and small, positive efforts can change the world are ideas that seem to be the guiding [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale building permit records reveal eclipse of multifamily frenzy

The steady nature of the Scottsdale building permit activity over the last three fiscal years officials say illustrates one of the key hallmarks [...] Continue Reading →

Rose: kill the EDGE so Scottsdale can solve critical matters and find the next big idea

On July 4 America will celebrate Independence Day. A day later let’s hope Scottsdale will be able to celebrate a different kind of independence, [...] Continue Reading →

Whitehead: public trust and the death of the $350M bond

With pained honesty, a Scottsdale City Council majority voted against a proposed $350 million bond question for the 2018 election. The vote was [...] Continue Reading →

Who will be granted the privilege of leading Scottsdale into the future?

The political posture of the city of Scottsdale is beginning to take form as local candidates ramp up their politicking in anticipation of a [...] Continue Reading →

Kauzlarich: anger, frustration are common themes among Scottsdale voters

I would like to echo the comments delivered by Kathy Littlefield during the city council meeting on April 17 and in the letter to you and members [...] Continue Reading →

As election looms, Scottsdale politics reveal underlying tones

This month’s lead story is one focused upon what many consider “dark money” and the ramifications of fluid campaign finance rules and how those [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council OKs vote of sales tax increase first, GO bond program later

Scottsdale City Council Tuesday, May 1 — by a 4 to 3 measure — approved a resolution ultimately destined to materialize in a ballot [...] Continue Reading →

Bronstein: a Scottsdale resident’s response to Guy Phillips

Like many concerned Scottsdale voters, I am a subscriber to the daily emails disseminated by the Scottsdale Independent. I can’t help but [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Wenström suggests collective vision for future of Scottsdale

Name: Cynthia Wenström Where I live: In the beautiful neighborhood near Scottsdale Road & Dynamite Road. When & why I moved here: Arizona [...] Continue Reading →