City Council candidates talk growing divisiveness of Scottsdale politicking

On Tuesday, Nov. 6 local voters will elect three people to Scottsdale City Council. This election year will showcase the chase for three seats [...] Continue Reading →

Thornton: political ADs and the editorial separation of church and state

Over the last few weeks several readers, elected leaders and political hopefuls have been inquiring on why we run certain items, don’t run [...] Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer takes holistic approach to student-athlete development

The overarching goal of the Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer Club is to offer opportunities to children they may not experience otherwise. Getting [...] Continue Reading →

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 →