Most north Scottsdale trails to reopen Tuesday, Feb. 26

With elevated moisture levels on the trails in the north area of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the trails in that area will [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: A Scottsdale hero has died

There is no journalist who did more for the creation of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve than Joel Nilsson. We should all be saddened at the [...] Continue Reading →

Power of the people: Scottsdale citizen effort obliterates political status quo

There is no question about it: Proposition 420 will become the law of the land in the city of Scottsdale. Scottsdale voters, by an overwhelming [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Stinson trains Scottsdale Preserve stewards

Name: Jim Stinson Where I live: Kierland area of Scottsdale When & why I moved here: We originally bought a home in 2004. We wanted to see if [...] Continue Reading →

Vineberg: Yes vote on Proposition 420 keeps Preserve’s promise

I’ll never forget the first time I saw the McDowell Mountains. It was December 2005 and I was still seven years away from being fortunate enough [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale, fire department accept grant for new ATV to use in preserve

A new all-terrain vehicle will join the fire department’s fleet after the Scottsdale City Council approved on consent the acceptance of a grant [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: Prop. 420 gains support across the Scottsdale political spectrum

Proposition 420 is supported by the majority of Scottsdale voters, across the political spectrum. A majority of our City Council supports 420. [...] Continue Reading →

Dolan & Lagarde: Scottsdale Prop. 420 debate is trumped-up, misinformed hysteria

Newcomer NIMBYs living around the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, who are enjoying the benefits of years Preserve taxes paid by all city residents, [...] Continue Reading →

Sturgeon: the truth about Scottsdale’s Prop. 420 is being exposed

The truth about the Charter amendment being proposed by the Proposition 420 proponents is finally being made known to the community. We know that [...] Continue Reading →

Anonymity, the political bully and the rise of the Scottsdale divide

As the hotly contested election season inches toward closure, the city of Scottsdale has become a one-issue town: either you are against [...] Continue Reading →