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Scottsdale continues six-figure partnership with Greater Phoenix Economic Council

More than $100,000 is what Scottsdale is paying to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council for the entity’s regional economic development marketing services.

Scottsdale City Council pursues Prop 202 grant dollars

For the 13th year, Scottsdale will be submitting grant applications for Proposition 202 funds from local Native American tribes and nations on behalf of city-operated programs.

Ask the Scottsdale City Council candidates: What value do you place on American freedoms?

On July 4, 1776, America’s founding fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence --- an action held near and dear to Americans hearts some 200 years later. While July 4, 2020 looked much …

Arizona tops 112,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 112,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday morning.

Scottsdale City Council decides annual human services funding levels

Scottsdale City Council agreed with, and approved, recommendations made by the Human Services Commission for funding programs aimed at assisting community needs. On June 30, City Council …

Arizona tops 108,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 108,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning. In Arizona, there are 108,614 cases and 1,963 deaths of the novel coronavirus, up …

Kurland: Concerns mount as we wait for Arizona's elected leaders to take control

I received a phone call from a parent of a school aged child this week. She expressed concerns held by so many in our community. …

Whitehead: My endorsement of Tom Durham, Betty Janik for Scottsdale City Council

I am enthusiastically endorsing Scottsdale leaders, Tom Durham and Betty Janik. I worked alongside both of these candidates and …
Seema Verma

Verma: Taking action to protect America’s nursing home residents against COVID-19

Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness …

Shapiro: You and I have a lot in common

I know we share a lot in common. All of us met our spouses on a blind or first date. That date turned out to be magical. We knew we …

Cadwell: Summer skincare faces sun, heat…and masks

Summer is here and much like you swap out your winter wardrobe for summer attire, the same goes for your skin care. At Vibrant Skin …
Mimi Rogers

Rogers: The crisis of the pandemic on individuals who have intellectual disabilities

COVID-19 poses extreme obstacles for people who have intellectual disabilities and thrive on routine, familiar activities, and people, …

Crawford: Political shenanigans, misstatements of facts

I would like to set the record straight and defend myself and others against recent accusations and inferences made regarding …
Denny Brown

Brown: John Little is the right leader for Scottsdale

John Little is the right leader for right now. Governing requires understanding the responsibilities of all city departments …

Smith: Young Scottsdale voters weigh in

In an attempt to get younger voters more involved and informed in the City of Scottsdale, several groups (Scottsdale Rising Young …

Little: My commitment to education and the city

Dear Scottsdale educators and education advocates, There are many reasons to love Scottsdale. At the top of this list is our …
Scottsdale Neighbors & Business Reporting

Meet Your Neighbor: McKinlay prepares to release new books

Longtime south Scottsdale resident, and New York Times bestselling author, Jenn McKinlay, is preparing for two new books to be released in upcoming months. A women’s fiction novel, "Paris is …

Runner raises $2K to donate to AHCF

Local runner Lee Perreira recently completed 16 marathons in 16 days and delivered a $2,000 donation as a result to the Arizona Health Care Foundation.

Sports Fund of Arizona grants scholarships for youth to attend baseball camp

Eighty youngsters living in foster care homes, or in low-income areas throughout the Valley, have an opportunity to attend a summer baseball camp.

Rotary Club of Scottsdale names new president, officers

The Rotary Club of Scottsdale has announced recent leadership changes including the addition of a new president and new officers.

Arizona Marine license plates honor the past, invest in our future

Every time Elisabeth Wisthoff looks at the license plate of her husband’s Toyota Tacoma, it reminds her of where they met, the life they’ve shared and the children they’ve …

Small businesses and nonprofits experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to get some relief, thanks to Maricopa County grant program that opens this week.

The first phase of the $2 billion development The Palmeraie, which sits on the Scottsdale-Paradise Valley line, is entering the home-stretch of completion.
Scottsdale Entertainment
Motivational speaker and author Lisa Nichols will be the headliner at the Ninth Annual Phenomenal Woman Empowerment Network Experience on Aug. 15 in Scottsdale.

Lisa Nichols to headline women’s empowerment conference in Scottsdale

Motivational speaker Lisa Nichols, a New York Times best-selling author, joins other presenters at the Ninth Annual Phenomenal Woman …
Baseball is back and the Arizona D-backs will start their season in San Diego against the Padres before returning to Chase Field to host the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 30.

Arizona Diamondbacks gear up for 60-game season

Major League Baseball announced the 2020 60-game D-backs schedule which will consist of 10 games against the Colorado Rockies, Los …
Scottsdale artist Casey Cheuvront joins The Great American Paint In.

Pandemic inspires Cheuvront for ‘The Great American Paint In’

Scottsdale artist Casey Cheuvront, who describes herself as “too young for Medicare and too old for carpools,” joins five other …
Glacier Pool Coolers recently installed three pool chillers at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

Scottsdale resort gets cooler pools

Arizona-based Glacier Pool Coolers continues to be a leader in swimming pool chilling systems and announced it has added three …

Seventh Annual Scottsdale 4th of July is sold out

The Seventh Annual Scottsdale Fourth of July, benefiting notMYkid, has sold out in time for families and friends to safely enjoy the …
July Fourth Fireworks begin at about 9 p.m. with a backdrop against the McDowell Mountains.

Freedom Fest 2020 at The Princess - Reimagined begins July 2

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will celebrate its 10th Annual 4th of July Freedom Fest on Thursday, July 2, culminating with a …
WestWorld of Scottsdale will host Pop Up Events live streaming UFC 251 on Saturday, July 11.

SLE to host Pop Up Events at WestWorld of Scottsdale

WestWorld of Scottsdale will be the venue for live streaming of UFC 251, Pop Up Events hosted by Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public …
Children ages 6-12 are encouraged to participate in DST’s annual summer camp to receive hands-on theatrical training in a non-competitive, fun environment.

DST hosts 2nd series of summer camp

After a successful first session earlier this month, Desert Stages Theatre will host the second session of its three-part Summer Camp …
Scottsdale artist Jason Napier’s bronze Jackrabbit statue called, “Weedeater” will be on the cover of Hidden in the Hills Artist Directory.

HITH names Scottsdale resident Napier for directory cover artist

Hidden in the Hills, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22 and Nov. 27-29, has chosen Jason Napier’s Whimsical Bronze …

Return of the movie theater: A pandemic guide to movie-going in 2020

In a typical year, the time between the Academy Awards and the summer blockbuster season has provided moviegoers with a steady, highly …
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