Meet Your Neighbor: Former newspaper reporter, editor Grant Smith

Name: Grant Smith Where I live: Central Scottsdale, just off Shea Blvd. When & why I moved here: 1983. My wife chose it. I had previously [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Rachel Smetana serves Scottsdale for nearly 20 years

Name: Rachel Smetana Occupation: Chief of Staff to Mayor Lane for the last four years and a city of Scottsdale employee for more than 18 years. [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Kate Goode volunteers with Scottsdale Fire Department

Name: Kate Goode Where I live: McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale When & why I moved here: Moved to Scottsdale in 2014. Came for the weather because [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Perrine takes the STEM path to obtain an MBA

Name: Sierra Perrine Where I live: Scottsdale, AZ When & why I moved here: Born and raised in Arizona! What I like most about living here: I [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Farina spends retirement volunteering

Name: Franco Farina Where I live: Helm Drive – Scottsdale, AZ 85254 When & why I moved here: I move to Scottsdale in 1990 because the [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Wood seeks more electric, solar power options in Scottsdale

Name: Chris Wood Where I live: North Scottsdale just south of the Carefree Highway. When & why I moved here: I moved here in 1999. I was a [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: serendipitous decision lands Robbins family in Scottsdale

Name: Carmel Robbins Where I live: In Scottsdale from November through April and in Calgary, Alberta and Fairmont Hot Springs, BC in the spring [...] Continue Reading →

Meet your neighbor: John Birsner participates in McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Franciscan Renewal Center

Name: John Birsner Where I live: DC Ranch When and why I moved here: I moved here in 2002 for the sense of community. I’ve been a Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Montgomery-Ratcliff settles in Scottsdale for retirement

Name: Barbara Montgomery-Ratcliff Where I live: North Scottsdale, at the base of the McDowell Mountains. When & why I moved here: For 14 [...] Continue Reading →

Meet Your Neighbor: Bauder desires better public transportation

Name: Alice Bauder Where I live: Near 136th Street and Shea When & why I moved here: I moved to the Valley of the Sun in 2002 when my company [...] Continue Reading →