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After debuting in Scottsdale last year, electric scooters continue to divide the community and pose a significant health risk to riders, according to data tracked by a local hospital.

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The popularity of Airbnb, VRBO and similar platforms in Scottsdale has not just been a boon for homeowners looking to make extra money; it has also spawned an industry in which real estate investors purchase homes and condos solely to use as short-term rentals.

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The City of Scottsdale has called out erroneous statements made by an embattled local housing co-op’s board of directors that had attempted to silence residents concerned about an ongoing multimillion-dollar plumbing project.

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A former basketball player at Seton Catholic High School faces first-degree murder and other charges stemming from a drug-related hit in Scottsdale.

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Times Media Group, the fast-growing publisher of more than 15 Arizona publications and websites, has acquired Southland Publishing, the Southern California-based publisher of several newsweeklies, magazines and digital media properties with a combined monthly circulation of more than one mil…

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I know I’m a little late to the picnic. By now many of you own a Spiralizer, but pasta has always been my go-to dish. I never much thought about making noodles from zucchini. But a couple of cranks of a Spiralizer handle made me a believer.

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OdySea Aquarium in southern Scottsdale is the first attraction and aquarium in the state to become a Certified Autism Center.

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Arizona has the fourth-highest incarceration rate in the nation, according to the Department of Justice, with an estimated 18 percent of those released returning to prison within six months.

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With the start of the school year right around the corner, many organizations and businesses around the Valley, including Scottsdale, are either still in need of school supplies or ready to hand out supplies to students in need.

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona celebrated the opening of its residential treatment center’s new Marley Dormitory recently.

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Nearly one-third of undergraduate students in the United States today are first-generation college students, meaning that neither parent has a bachelor’s degree, according to a recent article by EAB (eab.com). At Scottsdale Community College, first-generation students constitute about 40 per…

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In the months leading up to the new school year, Scottsdale Unified School District officially named a number of new principals throughout the district – but at least one of those “new” principals will be a familiar face to students.

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The political action committee supporting the passage of Scottsdale’s bond package in November has taken steps to limit the effect it will have on the environment by committing to recycling all campaign signs after the election.

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With resident complaints about panhandling on the rise in Scottsdale, the city has taken a new approach by posting temporary signs that discourage people from giving out money at busy street corners.

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Facing a lawsuit over its own rules, the state Board of Education voted unanimously last week to repeal a requirement that sex-ed classes in Arizona “promote honor and respect for monogamous heterosexual marriage.’’

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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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