Dolan: the facts about Preserve use and its looming theft

Wake up residents of Scottsdale: your Preserve is being stolen and you are being conned into aiding and abetting in its theft by voting for Prop [...] Continue Reading →

NoDDC responds to myriad campaign finance violation determinations

The city of Scottsdale has determined the grassroots organization coined NoDDC Inc. violated three state statutes regulating how political [...] Continue Reading →

Schwartz: Prop. 420 usurps the power of the elected in Scottsdale

Friends, I encourage all of Scottsdale to consider this and hope you will join me in voting “no” on Prop 420. My reasons are simple. First, a [...] Continue Reading →

Manross: Scottsdale Prop. 420 prevents politicians from building what they want on Preserve lands

Proposition 420 was born and then embraced by our community from south to north because it gives us a voice regarding the future of our McDowell [...] Continue Reading →

Schenkat: finance reports reveal top Scottsdale City Council candidate fundraisers

The quarterly campaign finance reports were posted to the city website yesterday. It is apparent to all that the developers and bar owners have [...] Continue Reading →

Filsinger: vote-initiated forms of Scottsdale governance contain inherent problems

I served two terms as a McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commissioner and two terms as a Planning Commissioner for the city. I also am active Preserve [...] Continue Reading →

Durham: Scottsdale Prop. 420 opponents rely on misinformation, falsehoods

Ballot pamphlets for the Nov. 6 election will soon be hitting the mailboxes of Scottsdale citizens. The ballot pamphlet contains numerous [...] Continue Reading →

DeCabooter: history shows opponents of Desert EDGE were previously supportive of the effort

During my 40-plus years of living in Scottsdale I have been proud of the way people with different opinions came together for the common good of [...] Continue Reading →

Pima Dynamite Trailhead master plan gains Scottsdale City Hall approval

Criteria has been met for a Municipal Use Master Site Plan meant to devise an access trailhead area for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

Littlefield: poll shows strong opposition to Scottsdale Desert EDGE proposal

Since the beginning of the $1.7-million-dollar study — which my Council colleagues approved over my objections — on the development [...] Continue Reading →