ASU President Speaks Out About Scottsdale’s Desert Edge
Feb22

ASU President Speaks Out About Scottsdale’s Desert Edge

February 22, 2018 Many words have been spoken and written regarding Arizona State University’s (ASU) commitment to Scottsdale’s Desert Edge proposal. This lengthy, factual public letter by Dr. Michael M. Crow, President, Arizona State University, provides much-needed information about ASU’s past, present and future relationship to Scottsdale’s proposed project.   ASU President’s Desert Edge Letter...

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Quick Peeks, February 22, 2018
Feb15

Quick Peeks, February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 Scottsdale P & Z Link: Request for Approval of Plans for New Pinnacle Peak Road & Miller Road Planned Community … Check out the latest issue for information about Scottsdale planning and zoning applications and cases, related meeting agendas and minutes, information about registering for Scottsdale City Government 101 (a very useful class) and links to informative resources. These resources include...

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Sneak Peeks: Support Scenic Drive, The Peak and Environment
Feb15

Sneak Peeks: Support Scenic Drive, The Peak and Environment

February 15, 2018 By Les Conklin President, Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) GPPA = Words and Actions for the Environment, Quality of Life and Community Service Thank you for reading The Peak and your support of the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) and Friends of the Scenic Drive. Your support is important and very much appreciated. Since 1977, GPPA has worked to preserve our community’s Sonoran environment and quality...

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Cave Creek Museum 2018 Home Through Time Tour, March 11th
Feb15

Cave Creek Museum 2018 Home Through Time Tour, March 11th

February 14, 2018 Courtesy Cave Creek Museum By Vicki Lynn Hussey Visit Very Special Homes at Your Pace   Once again, the Cave Creek Museum will have four extraordinary homes open for you to tour and enjoy. The Cave Creek Museum “Homes Through Time Tour” will be held Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Once again, we have four extraordinary homes open for you to tour and enjoy. This year’s self-guided tour will...

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Get Out of Your Room! by Rick Smith
Feb11

Get Out of Your Room! by Rick Smith

February 15, 2018 Another excellent article from former journalist and Peak editorial contributor Rick Smith. Actually, the title is a great idea for a column. What activity do you and other Peak’s readers participate in to provide a change of pace or a fresh start? Editor Get Out of Your Room! By Rick Smith There was only one thing left for me to do. Just turn the ignition key, put the car in gear and drive away. I’d...

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Sonoran Trails & CSHS Students Receive ASU Video Awards
Feb08

Sonoran Trails & CSHS Students Receive ASU Video Awards

February 8, 2018 Courtesy Cave Creek Unified School District Sonoran Trails Middle School and Cactus Shadows High School Students Receive Awards in the ASU Confucius Institute Video Competition Sonoran Trails Middle School (STMS) and Cactus Shadows High School (CSHS), located within the Cave Creek Unified School District, would like to congratulate their students for receiving awards from the ASU Confucius Institute Video Competition....

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Sneak Peeks: Thank you Councilman Smith & Scottsdale’s Bruce Wall
Feb02

Sneak Peeks: Thank you Councilman Smith & Scottsdale’s Bruce Wall

GPPA: Words & Actions for Environment, Quality of Life snd Community Service in the North Scottsdale Sonoran Desert February 5, 2018 By Les Conklin President, Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) Diana and David Smith Support Scenic Drive Cleanup As most readers know, GPPA is a 501 c (3) and it is against the law for us to support any particular political candidate or party. However, when somebody helps us with a roadside...

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Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary
Feb02

Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary

February 2018 In this brief commentary, Kraig Nelson combines insights into Cave Creek’s history and the current real estate market in Cave Creek, Scottsdale, and Carefree.  The Peak thanks the Cave Creek Museum for their long-standing support of the Desert Foothills Scenic Drive.   Kraig’s History Highlights From the Cave Creek Museum Kraig Nelson, docent On February 14, 1912 everyone was excited in the territory of...

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GPPA Sponsors College Environmental Grant
Feb01

GPPA Sponsors College Environmental Grant

January 30, 2018 Grant Available to Cactus Shadows Graduating Seniors This spring, the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) will awards at a $500 college grant to a graduating Cactus Shadows senior. Graduating seniors who have been accepted for college in the coming fall are invited to submit applications for the award. The application submission deadline is April 6, 2018. The applications are evaluated by a GPPA committee based...

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Vineyard Views:  O, to be a Naked Mole Rat
Jan31

Vineyard Views: O, to be a Naked Mole Rat

January 28, 2018 Will this study lead to a scientific breakthrough?   Vineyard Views Blog   The Peak thanks Al DeVito of Vineyard Views Blog for his entertaining and insightful posts. The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom of this page. All comments are reviewed based on The Peak’s Comment Policy prior...

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