A Year In Review: Top 10 Stories From 2020

Staff Report –

2020 – the longest year. Faced with the unprecedented challenges of a global pandemic, the events of 2020 brought new obstacles no one was prepared for including an arduous political season, social injustices and an uncertain economic environment to name a few. 2020 also changed the way we live, work and how we connect with each other.

But in the midst of chaos, there was also community. It was a year filled with creativity, ingenuity, courage, giving, innovation, resilience and hope from everyday heroes. From our frontline healthcare workers battling COVID-19 to local leaders stepping up to support local charity organizations in need to looking out for our fellow neighbors struggling to make ends meet.

As we close the chapter on 2020 and head into the promise of 2021, we are taking a look back at the top ten stories from Arizona Progress and Gazette in a year like no other.

  1. Guest Editorial: Don’t Let Scottsdale Become Palm Springs Says Community Leader by Jim Derouin
  2. Disqualifying David Ortega For Mayor
  3. Well This Would Shake Up Scottsdale’s 2020 City Council Races
  4. A Republican Guy?
  5. Andrea Alley – Next Generation Leader in Scottsdale
  6. Closing Golf Courses Can be Bogeys For Neighborhoods: But One Ahwatukee Community May Show A Compelling Way Forward
  7. Guest Editorial: Another Victory For Scottsdale Activist Mike Norton
  8. First Takes On Scottsdale’s First Mayoral Debate
  9. Gloves Are Off In Scottsdale
  10. Arizona Court Sides with Mountainside Fitness, Governor Ducey Must Give Health Clubs Avenue to Re-Open