Serena: Indian Bend Wash will be exceptional with continued resident input

I have lived within a stone’s throw of Indian Bend Wash for most of my life. My family and I love everything it offers. The long stretch of green [...] Continue Reading →

Shapiro: I want my children to be part of this

The old sentiment about Scottsdale’s public schools is alive and well. It’s being echoed across our community. It says, “I want my children to be [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Stadium improvements commence following municipal blessing

Scottsdale City Council has authorized the use of up to $80,000 to construct decking in the left-field area at Scottsdale Stadium, in addition to [...] Continue Reading →

Gibson: Animal sanctuaries aren’t just for the critters; they’re for people too

A student struggles with basic science because it’s “boring” and he can’t see how it applies to real life. A homeowner steps into his backyard to [...] Continue Reading →

New Year: Scottsdale City Council offers thoughts on the future

For many, the month of January marks a beginning point, a time to start anew — and that sentiment is no different for the elected leaders [...] Continue Reading →

Planning Commission offers municipal blessing for Safari Old Town development

The Scottsdale Planning Commission will recommend a zoning amendment — as well as a new development plan with specific property development [...] Continue Reading →

South Scottsdale helps to shape Indian Bend Wash Master Plan

Portions of an 11-mile greenbelt stretch in south Scottsdale — which includes neighborhood parks, lakes, paths and golf courses — is [...] Continue Reading →

Paper of Record: The stories that defined Scottsdale in 2018

In calendar year 2018 the Scottsdale Independent covered extensively the ins and outs of the community of Scottsdale — and succinctly [...] Continue Reading →

New study ranks Scottsdale the ‘Best City for Jobs in U.S.’

The city of Scottsdale has been named by WalletHub as the best city in the U.S. to find a job, officials there say. The 2019 study cites 30 key [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale halts The Maverick Mural as access, color scheme draw concerns

A red, white and blue mural honoring the state of Arizona and late Sen. John McCain has been halted at the request of Scottsdale City Council [...] Continue Reading →