Success: Reinstatement of millions of dollars for our state parks system

“Endless pressure; endlessly applied” became the mantra for the advocates of the State Parks Heritage Fund — which after being approved by [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: Historic 1990s efforts by Drinkwater, Goddard

Terry Goddard, former mayor of Phoenix, was part of a compelling series of speakers that shared their personal and professional thoughts this [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: What will Scottsdale be without Saba’s Western Wear stores?

Quality Western Wear — You want quality? Mayor Herb Drinkwater wore Saba’s custom-made ostrich boots every day for 50 years. And I’ll bet [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: Death of Kelleher transcends more than aviation industry

Arizona’s largest ballroom was packed to capacity for the “Breakfast Series” showcasing individual Valley leaders; but this one was slated to be [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: A Scottsdale hero has died

There is no journalist who did more for the creation of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve than Joel Nilsson. We should all be saddened at the [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: Civility will return to Scottsdale as community evolves

“First and foremost, we’re all Americans and making your opponent or the press the enemy is counter to what this country has been about” — John [...] Continue Reading →

Campana: John McCain was for the birds!

Senator John McCain was a dedicated naturalist, conservationist and birdwatcher. Strolling his Hidden Valley Ranch outside Cottonwood, Ariz. with [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center will represent the values of our community

Ask any pair of travelers: sometimes the hardest part of a journey is agreeing on the best way to get there. The destination may be a given. The [...] Continue Reading →