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Scottsdale Video Network October program guide

Public meetings

(Public meeting times are subject to change or cancellation.) 

City Council – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 10, 17 and 24. Meetings replay the following Friday at 5 p.m. Council meetings are closed captioned. 

Development Review Board – Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. Oct. 5 and 19.

Human Services Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 12.

Planning Commission – Live coverage begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 11 and 25. Meetings replay the following Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tourism Development Commission – Live coverage begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 17.

Transportation Commission – Live coverage begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 19.

Programs

(Regularly scheduled programming may be preempted by meeting coverage.)

Arizona Wildlife Views – After its mom disappeared and its sibling was killed, the Arizona Game and Fish Department cares for a mountain lion cub that’s struggling to survive. Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Arizona Wildlife Views – Take a journey through Northern Arizona to see how the Forest Service is protecting people, property and wildlife from future mega-fires. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Behind the Badge – Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses topics that affect law enforcement and public safety. Tuesdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.  Watch it now.links to external site

Chronicle of the Old West - Dakota Livesay, sometimes called a one-man Old West reality show, takes us on an entertaining tour through the history of the Old West. According to Dakota, “When it comes to the Old West, my objective is to ‘tell it as it was’, warts and all.” Mondays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Civil Dialogue Series: "Latino/a Impact Panel" - Latino residents helped shape the history and culture of Scottsdale. Learn more about their legacy and influence when Scottsdale's Civil Dialogue Series presents a lively discussion and some unique perspectives as local Latino/a leaders in government, business, tourism, and culinary arts come together for this special presentation. Mondays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Fight the Bite – Experts from Maricopa County answer common questions relating to mosquitoes and their role in spreading diseases, and what you can do to keep yourself safe. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Finding Leaks – Take these five steps to check for water leaks in and around your home. Sundays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Fire & Water: Restoring Arizona’s Forests - Scottsdale was one of the first cities in the valley to sign on to support forest thinning efforts, which help combat mega-wildfires. Find out why forest thinning efforts are key to restoring our forests and protecting our watersheds, which provide water to valley cities like Scottsdale. Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m.

Hard Times, Simple Times - What was it like living during the depression in Scottsdale? This program explores the people and places in Scottsdale during the Great Depression. Fridays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Hashknife Pony Express – The Hashknife riders recreate the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world, from Payson to Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Invasive Weeds - Learn how non-native plant species are threatening our Sonoran Desert. Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Lessons in Loyalty – Hear the story of one American's internment camp experience here in Arizona. Tuesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

MAG @ 50 - The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a public organization that serves as the regional planning and policy agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area. This year marks the 50th anniversary of its founding. Friday at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Maricopa Now – Stories about students, faculty, administrators and policymakers who make up the 10 campuses and two skill centers within the Maricopa County Community Colleges Districts.  Thursdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Maricopa Sports – Reports from all the Valley Community Colleges on sports programs available to students.  Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.

Mayor and Council Breakfast - Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane and the members of the Scottsdale City Council hold an informative and enlightening discussion regarding economic development activities and business successes in our community. Saturdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Neighborhood College – A discussion on the ins and outs of homeowners’ associations’ CC&Rs (covenants, conditions, and restrictions) enforcement. Sundays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

No Burn Day? Don’t Burn Wood! - There is one thing that everyone who lives in and visits Scottsdale has in common. We all breathe air. Maricopa County Air Quality Department is asking everyone to help keep our air clean and our residents healthy. Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 1:30, 5:30, 8:30, and 11:30 p.m.; Fridays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m.

Perspectives - Scottsdale City Councilmember Guy Phillips discusses open space in Scottsdale. Perspectives are discussions arranged and presented by members of the Scottsdale City Council. Opinions expressed on these programs are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Scottsdale City Council or City of Scottsdale. Fridays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

Pinnacle Peak Trails - Take a walking tour of this favorite hiking park in north Scottsdale and discover its geological past. Wednesdays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.

The Road to Recovery – Panelists discuss some of the different ways that people from diverse communities find their pathways to recovery from substance abuse and mental health issues, and the various challenges they may face. Thursdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Roof Rats & Bees: What do you do? - Officials from Maricopa County Environmental Services answer common questions about roof rats and bees around your home. Saturdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m.

Sprinkler's Clubhouse – Sprinkler the clown educates children on safety in the home, at school and at play.  Daily at 7 and 7:30 a.m. 

STEM Pro Live! – A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) professional gives a short tour of their workplace and talks about their STEM journey. The second half of each episode is dedicated to the STEM professional answering questions from students that were submitted in real time during the original live broadcast. STEM Pro Live! is a partnership between Maricopa County Education Service Agency and American Graduate—Arizona PBS. Thursdays at 8 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 12:30, 4 ,4:30, 7, 7:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Water-wise Vegetable Gardening – Master gardener Carol Stuttard is back with her newest show on how to raise vegetables in the low desert of Arizona. Learn how to prepare soil, which varieties of vegetables work best in the desert and when to plant them, and how to use water wisely in the process. Mondays at 8 a.m., noon, 4, 7, and 10 p.m.; Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Where Summer Winters - A look at the history of resorts in the Valley of the Sun and Scottsdale. Tuesdays at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 9 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

Winfield Scott, Founding Father - Hear the story of Scottsdale's founding father and how he established our community. Saturdays at 9 a.m., 1, 5, 8, and 11 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

The Wonders of Water Resources - You may not realize it, but there are hundreds of Scottsdale employees working around-the-clock, every day of the year to make sure you have clean, safe water and sewer services whenever you need it. Find out how water gets to your tap, and what happens to it when it goes down the drain. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., 2:30, 6:30, and 9:30 p.m. Watch it now.links to external site

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