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The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is working with a northern Scottsdale hospital to investigate a possible case of tuberculosis at the facility.

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The ever-changing face of McDowell Road in southern Scottsdale lost an iconic storefront last week when workers began disassembling the Polynesian Dairy Queen building that sat near 68th Street for decades.

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Aerial photos of the land around Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Scottsdale Road from 1979 show a barren desert landscape with little development.

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After months of outreach and deliberation by the city, the future of a bond in Scottsdale is officially in the hands of voters.

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Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills and Cave Creek school districts could be pressured to merge if an Apache Junction legislator has his way.

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A federal grand jury has indicted a Scottsdale business attorney after the Internal Revenue Service alleged he masterminded a conspiracy to avoid paying $250,000 in taxes.

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An informal deal between Scottsdale’s Water Resources Department and a swanky northern Scottsdale golf club has caused headaches for officials after the club threatened to sue to recoup over $1 million it invested in infrastructure on the city’s behalf.

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A collection of aviation and military-themed memorabilia has seemingly vanished into thin air after it was removed from an old building at Scottsdale Airport to make way for construction of a new business center.

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On a dark, rainy early evening, a group of nearly 20 young girls – all donning rain jackets and ponchos in nearly every color of the rainbow – gathered at the trailhead of Barrier Free Nature Trail in northern Scottsdale for a nature walk.

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A previously unreleased report shows that the City of Scottsdale disciplined a high-ranking public works employee in late 2018 following an investigation into ethical violations and conflict of interest.

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When Ephrem Jando – Realtor, associate broker, investor and McCormick Ranch resident – was nominated for an industry award in his early 30s and didn’t get it, he set out to understand why.

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It may not be easy or cheap, but the East Valley Institute of Technology governing board is working on a separation agreement with suspended Superintendent Sally Downey.

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The Scottsdale Unified School District took the next step in the rebuild process at Cherokee Elementary School when the governing board awarded a preconstruction services contract to CORE Construction.

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A Scottsdale planning commissioner has resigned after multiple residents filed complaints alleging she violated the city’s ethics code while making comments against the need for more public outreach on development projects.

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Mandatory suicide prevention training for school personnel appeared closer to becoming a reality last week as a second House committee unanimously approved it.

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A potential Scottsdale 2019 bond package has come before the full City Council for the first time and highlighted some divisions among members over how it should be constructed and what projects it should include.

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Scottsdale will lose one of its longest standing connections to its history as the West’s Most Western Town when longtime Old Town retailer Saba’s Western Wear closes up shop this year.

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Burglars walked away with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of autographed baseballs after a brazen, early morning smash-and-grab at Don & Charlie’s restaurant March 27 – weeks before it is set to close to make way for a new hotel.

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Though the 2020 mayoral election is well over a year away, Scottsdale voters now have a clearer picture as to who will be vying for the title of the city’s top elected official.

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A Scottsdale bond election is one step closer to becoming a reality and all signs point to a package in the $350 million range.

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The city will invest up to $35 million in the first phase of renovations at Scottsdale Stadium that is set to begin when spring training ends next week, according to an agreement approved by the City Council on March 19.

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The snow – or whatever it was – that blanketed northern Scottsdale in late February was a welcome departure from the norm for many residents, but the aberration posed serious safety and logistical problems for the city Public Works Department.

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The owner of downtown retailer Scottsdale Jewels is one of several Valley merchants indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to the alleged sale of counterfeit Native American jewelry they claimed was genuine.

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A proposed wash project in northern Scottsdale around the Loop 101 freeway would protect thousands of properties and critical city infrastructure in the event of a 100-year flood.

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Calling it a matter of constitutional rights, the state House voted to allow parents and others to drive onto school campuses with loaded weapons in their cars.

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Though heralded by many as a needed shot of vitality to downtown Scottsdale, Museum Square still has detractors with serious concerns about the development’s potential impact on the surrounding community.

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The San Francisco Giants kicked off its Cactus League schedule last weekend, bring the city one step closer to the first phase of its multi-year renovation to Scottsdale Stadium.

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Scottsdale voters have not approved an update to the city’s General Plan in nearly two decades – an apparent violation of state law that could result in action by the Arizona Legislature.

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A Scottsdale hospital has seen a spike in injuries related to the rentable scooters that have become increasingly popular downtown over the last year, with over 20 incidents resulting in trips to the trauma unit since October.

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An Arizona-based cannabis company has plans to open up Scottsdale’s first medical marijuana dispensary south of Camelback Road.

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Arizona lawmakers approved three measures that foes said could result in fewer children being vaccinated even amid outbreaks of measles in pockets across the nation.

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Cactus League play in 2018 was a boon for Scottsdale’s coffers as the city generated over $21 million in sales tax revenue in March last year alone – more than any other spring training city in the East Valley.

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A Scottsdale teenager’s near-overdose death from a counterfeit pill laced with a powerful narcotic is the latest manifestation of a drug problem in local schools that apparently is increasing because of widespread vaping among teens.

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The Arizona Attorney General has reached an agreement with Hunt & Caraway Architects in a civil case related to allegations that the firm’s former president violated state procurement laws while working with the district on the now-cancelled rebuild at Hohokam Elementary School.

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Scottsdale saw an uptick in DUIs in the area around the TPC Scottsdale golf course and citywide during the week of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, according to publicly-available crime statistics.

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Though the event got its unofficial start over three decades ago, the popularity of the holiday lights at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park has exploded in recent years – leading to long lines and over $300,000 in ticket sales in 2018.

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Two Scottsdale councilwomen have moved to slow down the process to call a bond election so that city staff can hold more public outreach on which projects voters might support this fall.

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As Parada del Sol celebrates its 66th anniversary, Wasted Grain has stepped in as both a participating venue and hometown sponsor to host a slew of pre- and post-parade events, including a pub crawl

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The 66th annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade & Trail’s End Festival will honor the late Sen. John McCain this year with the theme “Arizona’s Heroes.”

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The sight of destroying sleeves upon sleeves of Samoas would make anyone’s heart stop, but for 22 restaurants throughout central and Northern Arizona, it’s for a worthy cause.

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Long before Scottsdale residents coalesced around preserving wilderness areas in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, another citizen-driven project transformed public space in the city.

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Western Week returns to Old Town Scottsdale for its third year, and organizers promise that this year’s week-long event will be bigger and better than ever.

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When Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, two budding actresses in the late '50s, were selected to fly to Japan to entertain American soldiers during the Korean War, a friendship was instantly formed.

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This year, Waste Management Phoenix Open attendees will spot a pop-up lounge unlike anything they’ve ever seen before inside the Expo Tent – the Happy Mom Lounge for, you guessed it, moms and their babies.

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The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board kicked off the New Year by electing Patty Beckman president.

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A week after a Salt River police officer was struck and killed by a texting driver on the Loop 101, the Scottsdale City Council took steps to consider regulating cellphone use by motorists in the city.

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The ever-changing face of McDowell Road in southern Scottsdale lost an iconic storefront last week when workers began disassembling the Polynesian Dairy Queen building that sat near 68th Street for decades.