Andeen: growing up on the friendly streets of the 85253

I fell in love with Mummy Mountain as a child. I fell in love with Paradise Valley as a child. How could I not? I grew up living on the side of Mummy Mountain. I’ve walked, hiked and ridden my horse on this mountain. I had childhood friends who would ride horses to our house […]

Pursuit of happiness shapes Paradise Valley candidate quality of life perspectives

Paradise Valley voters Tuesday, Aug. 28 will elect a new mayor and three people to Paradise Valley Town Council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, who is running unopposed, is seeking the top spot of town council while four candidates are seeking one of three seats on Paradise Valley Town Council. The town council candidates […]

Paradise Valley council candidates opine Ritz-Carlton project progress

Local voters in the Town of Paradise Valley on Tuesday, Aug. 28 will elect a new mayor and three people to town council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, who is running unopposed, is seeking the top spot of the local governing board while four candidates are seeking one of three seats on Paradise Valley […]

Paradise Valley council candidates offer insights into the public record

Paradise Valley voters Tuesday, Aug. 28 will elect a new mayor and three people to town council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, running unopposed, seeks the top spot of the local governing board while four candidates are seeking one of three seats on Paradise Valley Town Council. The town council candidates are: Ellen Andeen […]

Tour the Town: my five favorite pieces of Paradise Valley art

When I’m talking with a cell center representative at some far-away location giving them my address, occasionally the rep will ask, “Is it really Paradise?” My Midwestern-self will fill with self-consciousness as I meekly say, “Well, yes, actually, it is.” When people ask why Paradise Valley is special, it hard to name just one reason. […]