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 →

Hiegel: a response to Jason Alexander, a new view of Prop. 420 and a call for facts

Jason Alexander’s Aug. 16 column advocating for Proposition 420 is short on truth and long on insults. Nothing does more to demonstrate how thin [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: yes on Prop. 420 in Scottsdale enshrines intention of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Scottsdale Proposition 420 makes a small, but critical, change to our Scottsdale City Charter. It guarantees that any construction in the [...] Continue Reading →

Protect Our Preserve: Scottsdale remains steadfast in the protection of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve

The Protect Our Preserve Political Action Committee turned in over 37,000 signatures from Scottsdale voters to put a city Charter change on the [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale politics continue to push residents to the edge of civility

Following the filing of campaign finance violations, representatives for the Protect Our Preserve political action committee have requested to [...] Continue Reading →

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 →

Desert EDGE pondered at Taliesin West while signature effort gains support

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story should have explained the ongoing signature effort is being conducted by the Protect Our [...] Continue Reading →

Residents opposing Scottsdale’s Desert EDGE proposal sue city

Arizona nonprofit corporations, Protect Our Preserve and NoDDC, Inc., have joined together to sue the city of Scottsdale to enforce the rights of [...] Continue Reading →

Austin: questioning Desert EDGE proposal doesn’t make us delusional, liars, terrorists or bullies

I had to catch my breath after reading what the DDCS submitted to the Scottsdale Independent newspaper, which was published on Friday, Sept. 22. [...] 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 →