Independent Newsmedia launches new Community Advocate Thinktank

Greetings from your friendly neighborhood news editor. I’ve been serving as your community news editor at Independent Newsmedia since the start [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale OKs Lot V on the Green at Troon North

A request for approval of a four-lot residential final plat was unanimously approved by Scottsdale City Council on April 15, after being [...] Continue Reading →

Records reveal Scottsdale photo radar monetary remits, volume of ticket issuance

As Scottsdale continually monitors and updates its photo radar system, it appears this fiscal year is garnering fewer tickets than recent years. [...] Continue Reading →

Special election: Scottsdale City Council approves November bond vote

In an unanimous vote, the Scottsdale City Council has called for a special mail-in ballot election for three questions authorizing the issuance [...] Continue Reading →

Total revitalization of Cherokee Elementary School appears likely

Cherokee Elementary School should be rebuilt in order to meet established desires and criteria for the local school, architect and construction [...] Continue Reading →

The power of perception atop the Scottsdale Planning Commission

Aside from City Council, a municipality’s Planning Commission could be considered one of the more important governing bodies shaping any given [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale lawyer indicted for allegations of ducking Internal Revenue Service

Scottsdale lawyer Frederick E. Davidson has been indicted on three counts of criminal activity in the United States District Court. Mr. [...] Continue Reading →

In an emergency: Scottsdale PD average response time hovers at 5 minutes

During an emergency, the Scottsdale Police Department had an average response time of just over five minutes last year, a recent records request [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Arts master services agreement takes form as new vision materializes

A new management services agreement coupled with an ordinance designed to regulate the relationship between Scottsdale Arts and the local [...] Continue Reading →

Triple C Hangar’s CUP request approved for Scottsdale helipad installation

The Scottsdale City Council has approved Triple C Hangar’s request for a conditional use permit to use a helicopter near the Scottsdale Airport. [...] Continue Reading →