Latest Episodes

Water Works: Podsdale Episode 21
August 18, 2022

Scottsdale Water is hiring, and no experience is required! This week on Podsdale, Kevin Rose and Valerie Schneider give us the inside scoop on Scottsdale Water’s trainee and apprenticeship programs. These full-time, paid positions, provide on-the-job trai

Finding Some Relief: Podsdale Episode 20
July 29, 2022

It’s hot outside, but did you know Scottsdale is a proud partner of Maricopa County's Heat Relief Network? This week on Podsdale, sit down with Andy Passmonick and Ray Gomez from Vista Del Camino Community Center to learn how residents can find some relie

Podsdale Episode 19: Firewise on the Fourth
July 01, 2022

The 4th of July is just a few days away, but this patriotic holiday comes with extra risks here in the dry desert. This week, join our host, Holly Walter, as she sits down with Fire Captain Dave Folio to talk about the Fire Department’s efforts to keep Sc

Podsdale Episode 18: Everything June
June 16, 2022

June is heating up, which means it's time for some summer fun. From Old Town's June Days to our free Community Juneteenth Celebration, there's no shortage of fun-filled events here in Scottsdale. This week our host, Holly Walter, sat down with Old Town Ma

Podsdale Episode 17: Safety at the Open
March 01, 2022

The 2022 WM Phoenix Open has come to a close here in Scottsdale. With hundreds of thousands of attendees, plus an unforgettable hole-in-one, it really was a week like no other. Podsdale host, Holly Walter, sat down with two of our public safety profession

Podsdale Episode 16: Employee Values in Action
December 20, 2021

Scottsdale’s employee values were recently redefined to better reflect our employee's goals and priorities. But just how did these new values come to be? Podsdale host Holly Walter sat down with Cassie Johnson, a member of the cross-departmental team that

Podsdale Episode 15: 'Tis the season for Scottsdazzle
November 15, 2021

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means that Scottsdazzle is right around the corner! Podsdale host Holly Walter sat down for a chat with Tourism and Events Director Karen Churchard, and Old Town Marketing Manage Jackie Contaldo, about this

Podsdale Episode 14: Haunted Scottsdale
October 26, 2021

With Halloween right around the corner, Citizen Advisor Bruce Wall joins host Holly Walter on location to tell the tale of the Community Design Studio's spooky history. Is the building haunted? Listen for yourself and decide!Podsdale celebrates the City o

Podsdale Episode 13: Home Safe Home
October 13, 2021

Home Safe Home is a complimentary program provided by Scottsdale Fire Department to help keep older adult residents safer in their homes. Host Holly Walter sat down with public information officer Lori Schmidt to learn more about the program, as well as o

Podsdale Episode 12: Finding Dori
September 22, 2021

Meet Dori DiPietro -- she's a board-certified psychotherapist and Scottsdale's dedicated on-site Employee Assistance Program provider. Dori sat down with host Holly Walter to explain the benefits of therapy, what to expect in an individual or group counse