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 →

EDGE supporters: Scottsdale City Council ought to render final word

When our group of local community leaders, business executives, philanthropists and volunteers began work to fulfill the 30-year vision for a [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale OKs trail design revamp projects in McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Two-year job order contracts worth $4 million each have been awarded to two contractors for Preserve trails design, construction, renovation and [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: photographer, hiker Michael Brace documents Scottsdale

Name: Michael Brace Where I live: I live very near Horizon Park in Scottsdale. This suits my Chocolate Lab, Wendell, who has easy access to the [...] Continue Reading →

Stuart aims to corral city of Scottsdale through legal barrage

  Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Mr. Stuart is a lawyer. He is not, but says he is a law student [...] 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 →

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy to host three informational lectures

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy is hosting several free lectures at the Scottsdale Mustang Library, 10101 N. 90th St., for those interested in [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Holden suggests law to protect canines on hot Preserve hikes

McDowell Sonoran Preserve volunteer Janice Holden says one change she would suggest in Scottsdale is to ban dogs from the Preserve on hot summer days. 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 →

Scottsdale seeks changes to 2 Preserve trailheads

The city of Scottsdale is seeking the approval of a conditional use permit for the redevelopment of a pair of trailheads in the McDowell Sonoran [...] Continue Reading →