Night of Gold honors Lincoln family for patient, community support

Night of Gold celebrated its 49th annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Arizona Biltmore. With a masquerade theme, more than 400 guests (masked and unmasked) enjoyed a silent auction, hosted reception, program and dinner. Presented by HonorHealth Foundation, the event also included a special tribute to David C. Lincoln and recognized the many […]

Perkins gets permanent nod for Paradise Valley town manager position

Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Oct. 25 voted unanimously in naming Mark C. Perkins the next town manager of the Town of Paradise Valley. The announcement comes on the heels of a nationwide search spearheaded by Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner. This past June, Paradise Valley Town Manager Kevin Burke announced his resignation accepting […]

Paradise Valley Town Hall dons Ed Lowry’s photography

Every photo is worth 1,000 words. For longtime Paradise Valley resident — and former three-term mayor — every photo of his represents a lifetime of memories with friends and family riding the rapids of the mighty Colorado River. More than 50 years of experiences and memories traversing the Colorado River at the base of Grand […]

Mood: The ins and outs of storm drainage, wash maintenance

On Tuesday, Oct. 2 the Town of Paradise Valley experienced heavy rainfall in the wake of Hurricane Rosa. The Maricopa County weather station near the intersection of Tatum and Shea boulevards recorded a 24-hour rainfall total of 3.70 inches. The weather station at the Paradise Valley Country Club recorded 3.39 inches and the weather station […]

Understated elegance: Town council remains steadfast on established aesthetics

A plan crafted to enhance and showcase the town’s identity on its main thoroughfares seems to be a bit too over the top for some council members, who prefer more subtle and “understated” improvements. While discussing the plan’s implementation on Thursday, Oct. 11, the Paradise Valley Town Council voiced its desire to move on from […]

Paradise Valley Town Council announces town manager candidates

The Paradise Valley Town Council has announced that, after a nationwide search, it is conducting interviews with candidates who have been identified for the town manager position. The town contracted with a specialized executive search firm, CPS HR consulting, and has been engaged in comprehensive recruitment efforts since July, which has included a national outreach […]

Paradise Valley consternation swirls as outgoing mayor seeks CIP advisory committee, role

Following an overwhelming chagrin percolating around a beautification project meant to offer motorists a more pristine view of Doubletree Ranch Road, Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins is taking matters into his own hands. On Thursday, Oct. 4 Mr. Collins issued a letter to residents along Doubletree Ranch Road within Paradise Valley town limits suggesting an […]

Snyder: Doubletree Road project in Paradise Valley has my full support

After reading in the Independent about the town meeting discussing the Doubletree Road Capital Improvement Plan, I felt compelled to write you all in support of what is proposed. My family and I live in Camelback Country Estates Unit 1, basically the SEC of Invergordon and Doubletree. To be frank I was amazed about the […]

Paradise Valley evaluates pending deliberation of SmokeTree application

For a few hours on Sept. 27, Paradise Valley Town Council discussed and evaluated a Statement of Direction to guide the planning of SmokeTree Resort and Bungalow’s revitalization. Earlier this year, the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported $10 million and new ownership is eying a new chapter […]

The Villas at Cheney Estates application nears final approval

The Villas at Cheney Estates is once again in front of Paradise Valley Town Council as the project is nearing completion of the municipal application process. On Sept. 13, details of the applicant’s request to approve the final plat to develop eight residential lots on 9.6 acres at the northwest corner of Northern Avenue and […]