All life is precious: Takeaways from the reality of mass-casualty events

Our feature article this month is one focused on a national issue almost everyone I meet and talk with has an emotional response. And, to say I [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Independent: One size does not fit all

As we traverse through the quickly-evolving 21st Century news landscape, the staff at Independent Newsmedia has come across some simple truths [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: Scottsdale leaders come together to salute heroes

A principled understanding of how you got to where you are today is a positive perception that can only be gleaned through a fundamental [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: Independent Newsmedia pursues public record initiative

There are some truths that continue to be self-evident and in the 21st Century there is one I hold dear: Journalism is the practice of publishing [...] Continue Reading →

Issues & Experts series offers insight into future of Old Town Scottsdale Arts District

In Detroit they build cars and in Pittsburgh they manufacture steel, but in The West’s Most Western Town they make, cultivate and appreciate art. [...] 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 →

Thornton: political ADs and the editorial separation of church and state

Over the last few weeks several readers, elected leaders and political hopefuls have been inquiring on why we run certain items, don’t run [...] Continue Reading →

Germek: Scottsdale is a community — not a development opportunity

How are decisions made by the Scottsdale City Council when the interests of developers conflict with the interests of its citizens? At a meeting [...] Continue Reading →

Independent adopts digital daily focus; new monthly mailing to 75,000

Beginning this week, readers accustomed to picking up a copy of the weekly Scottsdale Independent at a local newsstand will notice a significant [...] Continue Reading →

Huzzah! Scottsdale Independent Giveaway continues

You already love the Scottsdale Independent newspaper, why not get the newsletter delivered straight to your inbox every Thursday morning? The [...] Continue Reading →