Codes, collaboration and parking define underlying Old Town Scottsdale development tension

The old adage, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease,” continues to ring true. On a blistering July day — like countless others before — [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: What are the Issues & Experts Scottsdale needs to address?

I was once told the virtue of the newspaper business — more acutely the idea of journalism itself — is found between the lines of art [...] Continue Reading →

The Rancho Feliz Foundation serves those in need from Scottsdale to Sonora

An idea born within the bounds of Scottsdale’s community continues to have far-reaching impacts in service to those in need — both [...] Continue Reading →

Heritage of Scottsdale finds permanent roots as exhibition readies debut

The Scottsdale Public Library and its patrons are putting finishing touches on a permanent exhibit some might say has been an effort nearly 50 [...] Continue Reading →

The architects of Scottsdale: A focus on those who built the community of today

Scottsdale is a community with many facets to many people, but as the municipality continues its economic march from bedroom community to [...] 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 →

The pursuit of Junior Achievement seeks to build a better understanding of tomorrow

The old adage, “ignorance is bliss” could be a mantra for the development of a young adult coming to terms with the trials, tribulation and [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: Big thoughts from a man named Little

I reached out to Scottsdale Community Advocate John Little to better understand how he interprets the burgeoning vagrancy issue within city [...] Continue Reading →

JAG program propels Coronado High School graduates toward productive adulthood

A keystone of belief surrounding public education — in the United States of America — is the idea no matter where a person comes from [...] Continue Reading →

Empathy & compassion: Scottsdale grapples with the reality of macroeconomics

At busy Valley intersections motorists during their daily commutes can expect sunshine, radio chatter and, of course, to the chagrin of all, [...] Continue Reading →