Drought Update: Lake Mead Rise is Over for Now, Will We See a Reversal?

While we often are focused on the Rio Verde Foothills as the main water story locally, but in reality the drought supercycle that has impacted the Colorado River, and thus Lake Mead and Lake Powell (representing Arizona’s water supply) had been the preeminent local story in the run-up to the Rio Verde Foothills crisis. Now that the crisis in the … Read More

Scottsdale’s Fight Against the Heat: Why It’s Falling Behind

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you…it’s been a hot summer so far. Obnoxiously hot. And while there’s not a ton that our city can do to alleviate that, it is not entirely powerless. That said, it’s fallen behind some of its neighbors in its efforts to mitigate the urban heat effect. So why is that? First of all, … Read More

Celebrate Our Nation’s Independence with the Finest Homes for Sale by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

These estates offer the most exquisite ways to celebrate the holiday, whether it’s swimming, barbequing, or sitting back and watching fireworks. America’s holiday is coming up soon, and many are certain to be celebrating with friends and family, eating well, enjoying cold beverages and celebrating our freedom. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty represents Arizona homes that perfectly exemplify that spirit … Read More

The Cost of Lies: Recorder Stephen Richer Makes the Ultimate Stand

By Ronald Sampson In what is almost certainly one of the biggest blockbusters in party infighting in recent Arizona memory, Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer has officially put his foot down in one of the most gutsy ways possible: he is suing Kari Lake for defamation. You don’t need to be an insider (or even an Arizonan) to guess why. … Read More

Tickets & Tables Now On Sale! America’s Most Attended Polo Event – The 12th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships Announces Date for 2023 — Saturday, November 4th Plus New Teams From Around the World, More Events Within the Event and A New Sunset Concert!

New Elements Fuse With Old Fan Favorites For A Day Of Polo and Partying Like No Other In The World With a little more than four months to go — The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Presented by Talking Stick Resort, is proud to announce the return of America’s most attended polo event to WestWorld of Scottsdale on Saturday, November 4th with a new lineup of … Read More

Guest Editorial: Free Enterprise

By Doug Ducey Friends, I wanted to take a moment to touch base. First off, I can’t tell you how grateful I am for all the support you have provided to me the past decade-plus, and especially how encouraging you’ve been about my future since the new year. My first day out-of-office started exactly how you’d expect – with a … Read More