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 →

The power of mentorship forges New Pathways For Youth

For some of us, there are people who we encounter during the early years of life providing a pathway on the pursuit of happiness from behavior to [...] Continue Reading →

On the record: Scottsdale school board members talk pursuit of priorities in new year

The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board is settling into 2019 with a singular focus of making good on a promise: Delivering an [...] Continue Reading →

Police: Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Scottsdale Road

A Scottsdale resident has died as a result of injuries sustained from being hit by a vehicle on Scottsdale Road on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. [...] 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 →

Experience bolsters Chaparral boys hoops success

Another year of experience has made all the difference at Chaparral High School. Through 17 games, the Firebirds boys basketball team is 14-3 and [...] Continue Reading →

Cake Doll’s owners baking to win $1K prize in televised competition

  Heather Walker and her mother, Debbie Knaeble will turn up the heat in the kitchen as they bake to win a $1,000 prize and bragging rights. [...] Continue Reading →

Experience Scottsdale entices out of town visitors with art

This month, Experience Scottsdale debuts its latest high-impact, out-of-home advertising campaigns in two of North America’s busiest [...] Continue Reading →