Meet Your Neighbor: Preserve volunteer finds gratification donating time

Name: Jakki Casey Where I live: Desert Ridge, Phoenix When & why I moved here: 4 years ago we were lucky enough to take a career break and [...] Continue Reading →

History in the Desert opens at Brown’s Ranch Trailhead Nov. 18

A new exhibit opening Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Brown’s Ranch Trailhead in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers insights into the [...] Continue Reading →

City of Scottsdale beefs-up legal stipend in Stuart case

An additional $75,000 has been approved to go to legal fees and costs in an ongoing litigation case, Stuart v. city of Scottsdale. On Oct. 17, [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Lipfert finds ‘constant joy’ in young granddaughters

Name: Ralph Lipfert Where I live:  Vi at Grayhawk.  Vi (pronounced Vee) is a continuing care retirement community located in the Grayhawk section [...] Continue Reading →

Littlefield: Scottsdale voters deserve clear-choice vote on Desert EDGE proposal

Since last Tuesday’s Scottsdale City Council work study meeting to discuss the Desert Discovery Center/Desert Edge proposal many citizens have [...] 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 →

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 →