Coronado Community Carnival offers celebration of place in cinematic history

In the spring of 1988 high school student Mark Smith was ushered out of the auditorium at Coronado High School to make way for the production of [...] Continue Reading →

Paper of Record: The stories that defined Scottsdale in 2018

In calendar year 2018 the Scottsdale Independent covered extensively the ins and outs of the community of Scottsdale — and succinctly [...] Continue Reading →

The power of mentorship forges New Pathways For Youth

For some of us, there are people who we encounter during the early years of life providing a pathway on the pursuit of happiness from behavior to [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: Advancing technology perches atop Scottsdale streetlights

As motorists traveling down the roads, streets and thoroughfares of the city of Scottsdale some may start to wonder what those little cameras are [...] Continue Reading →

Mission critical: Fighter Country Foundation serves those who protect us

For the myriad comforts we have, the opinions we are allowed to express and the best quality of life enjoyed by any human population planet Earth [...] Continue Reading →

Dec. 11: The day Scottsdale closed the Desert EDGE chapter

Tuesday, Dec. 11 may be a turning point atop Scottsdale City Council as the governing board — for once and for all — put an end to [...] Continue Reading →

An examination of good will: The Scottsdale Bible Church

As the amount of need grows year to year, outreach officials agree, without the service of local religious and nonprofit organizations many of [...] Continue Reading →

Examination of good will: An effort to understand the pursuit of service

As poverty numbers swell year-to-year — a 2016 United States Census Bureau report suggests nearly 18 percent of Arizonans live in poverty, [...] Continue Reading →

In the face of unthinkable challenges Crowns of Courage offers guiding light

Various forms of cancer are among the leading cause of death in the United States of America — and has been for quite some time. No matter [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: The shifting perspective of the Scottsdale recycling narrative

Our feature article last month coined, “Economy of Conservation” generated a few questions and comments from our readership regarding what can [...] Continue Reading →