Tragedy emboldens neighborhood chagrin as Scottsdale Airport operations soar

For many, the Scottsdale Airport completes the circle of affluence that has come to define the cache of the West’s Most Western Town. A municipal [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council candidate has signatures challenged at Superior Court

Signatures gathered and submitted by Scottsdale City Council candidate Alyssa Robis have been challenged at Maricopa County Superior Court. [...] Continue Reading →

Q&A: positive economic development, tourism growth to continue in Scottsdale

The Scottsdale Independent reached out to Experience Scottsdale President and CEO Rachel Sacco to better understand why the Scottsdale [...] Continue Reading →

As infrastructure needs loom, records reveal Scottsdale economy on even-footing

A three-year snapshot of sales tax collections at the city of Scottsdale paints a picture of economic stability and strong gains bolstered by [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: how much money changes hands in Scottsdale as a result of photo radar?

We at the Scottsdale Independent are launching an Ask the Editor column to help our readers better understand the municipality in which they [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale tourism industry seeks new fuel to spark summer ignition

The popular consciousness is a powerful thing, but overcoming those preconceived notions oftentimes leads to new opportunities. As temperatures [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Cares can become agent of change through community support

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step and small, positive efforts can change the world are ideas that seem to be the guiding [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale building permit records reveal eclipse of multifamily frenzy

The steady nature of the Scottsdale building permit activity over the last three fiscal years officials say illustrates one of the key hallmarks [...] Continue Reading →

Who will be granted the privilege of leading Scottsdale into the future?

The political posture of the city of Scottsdale is beginning to take form as local candidates ramp up their politicking in anticipation of a [...] Continue Reading →

As election looms, Scottsdale politics reveal underlying tones

This month’s lead story is one focused upon what many consider “dark money” and the ramifications of fluid campaign finance rules and how those [...] Continue Reading →