Valley Voices
Milhaven: Continue using masks to keep Scottsdale healthy

Mask up, Scottsdale! Masks were part of our winning strategy. We should not give up on a winning strategy. We can all be proud that our efforts over the last several months have taken Arizona …

Caputi: Scottsdale’s fork in the road

Cieniawski: It is important that we get our next leaders right

Dodds: Watch out for 70-ish council candidate on ‘Scottstrek’

LOCAL OPINIONS

Bezon: Full-throated, unequivocal support for Julie Cieniawski’s school board campaign

My name is Bonnie Bezon. I am a National Board Certified Teacher with 18 years of experience. I taught in the Scottsdale public school district for 15 years, and served for three years alongside of …

Griffen: Testimonial for Scottsdale City Council candidate Little

I have known John Little for more that 20 years from his time at the City of Scottsdale and through his important consulting work with Scottsdale organizations such as the Charros. John is the …

Cantor: Context for Scottsdale school board candidate’s statements

The article interviewing candidates for SUSD Governing Board had some very erroneous statements and assumptions from Ms. Digrazia. Being a student of history and government for the better part of …

Kurland: Public service missing from Arizona state government

I am running to be your State Representative because I believe that the people of our district have been ignored for far too long. The folks in Phoenix have forgotten that they are public …

Opinion: Is the party finally over?

In 2017, the Arizona State Legislature established regulations that eliminated the ability of cities, like Scottsdale, to regulate rental units based on classification or use (HOA’s are …

Whitehead: Scottsdale City Council votes to protect energy efficiency

Eliminating incentives to save energy is a costly mistake. Particularly now. Arizonans are suffering record temperatures and thousands are looking for work. Efficiency helps alleviate both. Yet, …
(Arianna Grainey/Independent Newspapers)

Henninger: Can new Scottsdale City Council boldly go where others have not gone before?

“The challenge for the new City Council will be to understand what has happened in the past, what is truly happening in the economy now, and what the real assets and inadequacies of the …

Adler: John Little has got my vote for Scottsdale council

John Little is my favorite candidate for Scottsdale City Council. I’ve known John since 2007 when I volunteered as a Downtown Scottsdale Ambassador and I have always been impressed with his …

Egan: The destruction of Scottsdale, Valley of the Sun

Scottsdale mayors and city management, starting with Drinkwater, have for the last 40 years sold land to developers, that has ultimately destroyed our beautiful desert and the City of Scottsdale …

Haskell: A take on Scottsdale’s current affairs

For all you activists, pseudo activists, concerned citizens, outraged outcasts, those who want to support a “cause”, protesters/rioters, mask maniacs and those who have an unhealthy fear …
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