Campaign finance violations alleged against Desert EDGE Advocates

A complaint has been filed at the Scottsdale City Clerk’s Office alleging practices conducted by advocates of the polarizing Desert EDGE project [...] Continue Reading →

Cantor: how is it now OK to use tax dollars to destroy a chunk of that preserved land?

I am always surprised to see the names of attorneys and corporate board members on letters like that concerning the Desert Discovery Center. What [...] Continue Reading →

A tale of two perspectives: the Scottsdale Desert EDGE

A proposal to bring a desert-appreciation venue to the inside edge of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve appears to have created a rift in Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Desert EDGE proposal begins municipal, community inquisition

The latest iteration of what was once deemed the desert discovery center but now realized as the Desert EDGE is making its way through the [...] Continue Reading →

Korte: Desert EDGE will be a community amenity to Scottsdale

I am a long-time supporter of the Desert Discovery Center concept – which is now called the Desert EDGE. After attending two of the public [...] Continue Reading →

DDC concept scheduled for public review in August, September

The city of Scottsdale has announced a tentative schedule for the Desert Discovery Center community review, with a series of meetings taking [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: Campana update leaves much to be desired

I’m disappointed at the paltry update provided by DDCS, Inc’s Sam Campana. Six months have gone by since DDCS engaged the community. They’ve [...] Continue Reading →

Milhaven: Desert Discovery vote could carry unintended consequences

At this week’s city council meeting, we got a brief progress update on a proposal for an educational visitors center in the Preserve. As I [...] Continue Reading →

Arts Discovery Center, not a desert one for Scottsdale

The unexpected — isn’t that one of the joys of travel? A road house on a road trip. Barge bars on the Seine. A sun that sets perfectly on [...] Continue Reading →

Drama at City Hall: Mark Stuart not allowed to make public comment

Scottsdale resident Mark Stuart was escorted from City Hall and subsequently cited and released for trespass and failure to obey a police officer [...] Continue Reading →