Singhal: Paradise Valley home owners will suffer if Sanctuary SUP is approved

To me, this is the classic slippery slope story of “no good deed goes unpunished.” The Sanctuary has in effect, taken the rope given it by the Town, and weaved it into a web which may soon include ruining the lives of peaceful families who have made the town what it is. My wife’s March […]

Sanctuary SUP statement of direction passes divided Paradise Valley Town Council

After several weeks of vociferous debate, Paradise Valley Town Council has advanced a statement of direction to the Planning Commission regarding an intermediate Special Use Permit amendment for the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. Though the SOD advanced, the vote at the Thursday, Feb. 28 council meeting reflected a divided council as the […]

Smoke Tree Resort developers host citizen review meeting

Developers of Smoke Tree Resort hosted a Citizen Review Meeting Monday, Feb. 18 to present the planned redevelopment of the resort property to Paradise Valley neighbors and community leaders. Originally opened in 1966 and operating in perpetuity since, Smoke Tree Resort is a 5.3-acre resort property residing at the commercial interface of Lincoln Drive and […]

Emotions run high as Town Council mulls over Sanctuary SUP

As the night drew on, Paradise Valley Town Council discussed and hammered out details on a statement of direction regarding a special use amendment for the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa. This was the second review of the SOD occurring at a Feb. 14 study session after the regular meeting at Town Hall, 6401 […]

Town Council begins deliberations on Sanctuary resort SUP amendment

Editor’s Note: The location of Casa 3 was previously misidentified. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. A first-blush conversation regarding proposed updates to a single portion of Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa sent the Paradise Valley Town Council down a long road of discussion. On Jan. 24, Town Council took the […]

Paradise Valley seeks volunteers for Board of Adjustment, ACOPS

The Town of Paradise Valley is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions within the municipality. There are vacancies on the Board of Adjustment and the Advisory Committee on Public Safety. Descriptions of all committees and their duties may be viewed on the town’s website, according to a press release. Applications may be completed and […]

Camp Patrick to provide free camp for Spina Bifida child patients

A Valley non-profit organization, which Tommy and Katie Reeve created, called Camp Patrick, provides a free weeklong camp for children with Spina Bifida. Camp Patrick is a safe space with wheelchair, walker, crutches/braces accessibility. At the camp kids with Spina Bifida can work on independence, confidence and meet other kids with similar challenges, according to […]

Man on a mission: Giles Smith seeks Olympic gold

Swimming is a big part of Giles Smith’s life and he hopes to turn that passion into an Olympics berth by way of the Town of Paradise Valley. Smith, a Baltimore native, has made Phoenix and the Phoenix Swim Club, 3901 E. Stanford Drive in Paradise Valley, his home for training. He hopes that training […]

Xavier golf, cross-country teams earn all-region honors

Xavier College Preparatory’s 2018 state champion golf and cross-country teams earned top honors for their coaches and athletes in the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Premier Region. “As Xavier’s athletic director, I could not be more proud of our cross-country and golf teams,” Sister Lynn Winsor said in a prepared statement. “Having Coach Tui (Selveratnum) selected as […]

Hard at work: Paradise Valley IT department chugs along in update

A multitude of technology updates to the Town of Paradise Valley will be bringing staff and municipal departments out of the stone age, officials there say. The Paradise Valley Town Council received an update on what the Information Technology Department has worked on and where the department hopes to place its future focus. Steven Brunasso, […]