Scottsdale City Council candidates talk local threats to quality of life

Local voters Tuesday, Nov. 6 will elect three people to Scottsdale City Council. This year’s election cycle will showcase the chase for three [...] Continue Reading →

Taxpayer support continues to help fuel Scottsdale Public Art, cultural digs

For nearly 50 years the city of Scottsdale has been thought of as an arts destination — and elected leaders aim to keep it that way. [...] Continue Reading →

By the numbers: Scottsdale City Council gifts reported

Records show over the last three fiscal years the elected leaders of Scottsdale have accepted a total of $37,972.74 in gifts with Mayor Jim Lane [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: Scottsdale shoulder parking and the art of reimbursement

Traffic concerns continue to ruminate among the thoughts of Scottsdale residents and Independent readers. One reader took us up on our Ask the [...] Continue Reading →

La Maison malaise prompts continuance of Kierland development

DMB Circle Road Partners has reportedly asked the Phoenix Planning and Zoning Commission for a continuance on its proposed mixed-use, high-rise [...] Continue Reading →

Activism transforms Scottsdale Desert EDGE debate into November ballot question

The signatures are good. Community activists behind both the Protect Our Preserve and NoDDC campaigns provided Scottsdale City Hall more than [...] Continue Reading →

The vertical influence of Scottsdale Road development offers new view of Kierland

From luxury resorts and affluent shopping destinations to innovative multifamily housing down to traditional single-family brick and mortar, the [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Charros give so Arizona Helping Hands can reach more

An idea born in a garage 20 years ago has blossomed to disrupt the oftentimes difficult circumstances of the 15,000 children apart of the Arizona [...] Continue Reading →

A mother’s love: Shawn Graulich talks pride of her student-athlete

The Scottsdale Independent reached out to Shawn Graulich, who is the mother of one of our most recent student-athlete profiles. An excerpt from [...] Continue Reading →

Medical marijuana: a new view of the Arizona bio-life science

As Americans begin to come to terms with the ill effects of the pharmaceutical smörgåsbord offered for minor ailments to advanced critical [...] Continue Reading →