Development rush in Paradise Valley may spur Scottsdale and Lincoln gridlock

With a handful of development projects happening within a stone’s throw of each other — and the municipal border of Scottsdale — the Town of Paradise Valley is finding itself in a bit of a pickle. On Thursday, Dec. 6, Paradise Valley Town Council discussed improvements to the median that runs east-west along Lincoln Drive […]

Town Council doubles down on halting Paradise Valley Doubletree project

Improvements for Doubletree Ranch Road have been tabled. Following impassioned commentary from residents, Paradise Valley Town Council members seem to side with those concerns admitting too many unknown factors to move forward with the project. Safety, communication process and the overall goal to be achieved by reconstructing some areas of the road were among top […]

Stanton denies Dembow allegations, will not resign from Paradise Valley Town Council

On the heels of Paradise Valley Councilman Paul Dembow calling for the resignation of fellow elected leader — Mark Stanton — members of the Brown family spoke out at the Dec. 6 Town Council meeting, citing their belief that Mr. Dembow should actually be the one to resign. Additionally, Mr. Stanton addressed the call for […]

Mountain View Medical Center revitalization begins Paradise Valley deliberations

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission will begin its work reviewing plans for a three-phase reconstruction of Mountain View Medical Center, after Town Council approved marching orders earlier this November. Paradise Valley Town Council approved a Statement of Direction for the medical facility with a 6-0 vote on Nov. 15, at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln […]

Doubletree Ranch Road bewilderment prompts hazy CIP Committee pursuit

The late-night discussion amongst Paradise Valley Town Council members over a proposed committee to handle resident communication and education for capital improvement projects shined a light on more issues than one. Following their study session and regular business meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, the Town Council reconvened to discuss the idea of a capital improvement […]

Paradise Valley pursues formal salute of historically significant architecture

An official program to recognize, preserve and honor historical aspects embedded within the Town of Paradise Valley is becoming a reality — after being proposed by a local resident. The town was incorporated in 1961, but desert-dwellers were calling the Town of Paradise Valley home long before that. The town is comprised of several types […]

Honoring our vets: Stories of American perseverance

Veterans and civilians around the country will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day –now commonly known as Veterans Day — this Sunday, Nov. 11. Within the Town of Paradise Valley, the holiday is celebrated with an annual specialty car show and parade. A number of local residents best known for their efforts to […]

Initial plans show significant work to be done around Ritz-Carlton resort

Several miles of roadway encompassing the in-the-works Ritz-Carlton project within the Town of Paradise Valley are being planned for reconstruction, including the installation of two new traffic lights along Lincoln Drive. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the municipality hosted an open house for residents to learn details and ask questions on design plans for Lincoln Drive, […]

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 […]

Paradise Valley signs marching orders for analysis of SmokeTree rebirth effort

A Statement of Direction has been rendered by Paradise Valley Town Council to give building and design guidelines for the legacy SmokeTree Resort’s renovation. On Thursday, Oct. 11, Paradise Valley Town Council spent about an hour combing over SmokeTree Resort’s Statement of Direction, which is comprised of 12 elements pertaining to several aspects of the […]