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Calling All Angels!

  It was 25 years or so ago, that my friendship and business relationship...

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Scottsdale’s DDC Dialogue, Facebook Page, Website

On April 20th and 21st the Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale and the City...

On the Wild Side: Sharing the Desert with Raptors

I live in the Rio Verde Foothills and we are blessed to be surrounded by the...

The Desert Center: A Special Pinnacle Peak Secret

From A Peek at the Peak Magazine, October 1997 Fewer than 100 people lived...

Dan Gruber Contributes to DDC Scottsdale’s Community Conversation

April 24, 2016 As the Desert Discovery Center (DDC) Scottsdale begins its...

Learn More About Scottsdale’s Desert Discovery Center

Courtesy DDC Scottsdale April 21, 2016   The Basics  What is the...

Vineyard Views Blog: All you can say is wow.

WOW!   Watch Video   The Peak thanks Al DeVito of Vineyard Views...

The People’s Preserve – How Scottsdale Created the McDowell Sonoran Preserve by Joan Fudala

  A Book Review by Les Conklin As published in A Peek at the Peak,...

Cactus Wren – Arizona’s State Bird

By Tom Mangelsdorf   Cactus Wrens are fairly common throughout the...

Ft. McDowell Patrol Report, May 9th, 1870

Ft. McDowell Patrol Reports Edited by Bob Mason   This is one in a...

Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary

May 2016 In this brief commentary, Kraig Nelson combines insights into Cave...

Put Some Steps in Your Spring

Now that spring is in the air (apologies to those across the rest of the...

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Scenic Drive Keep Scottsdale Beautiful Quiz

By Desert Les Howdie, pardner. It’s good to see you again. Pardner, the...

Discovering the Desert Foothills Scenic Drive – Introduction

By Les Conklin The article, which was originally published in the Summer...

Scottsdale Man Discovered Black Mountain Treasure

The Scottsdale man who discovered the treasure was Don Schoenau. The year of...

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