Special Feature: Most Read Stories From This Week

Staff Report –

A recap of the top three stories on Arizona Progress & Gazette from the past week. 

  1. #LocalBuzz: Q & A With Scottsdale City Council Candidate Betty Janik

Betty Janik gathered 30,753 votes in the August 4th primary election, which made her the top vote-getter among all city council candidates and will move on to the November 3rd General Election. Read full story here.

  1. Howard Myers: There Are Things Worth Preserving

Howard Myers moved to North Scottsdale in 1996 and quickly got involved in local politics. He was a vocal and tireless supporter of the creation of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve but corrected us when asked if he was a pioneer of the effort. He says that honor belongs to a long list of advocates. Read fully story here.

  1. Guest Editorial: Former Phoenix Foes Working Together

In a time of immense political divisiveness and strife there is never a shortage of disparaging comments on social media. That is why it is so refreshing to see politicians put animosity and political agendas aside to work together for the public good. Read full story here.