April 2012

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Stapleton Moms:  “There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat”

Stapleton Moms: “There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat”

The popular Yahoo Group Stapleton Moms had one member looking for answers, and several members willing to give them. A member recently discussed the sensitive topic of confronting a neighbor whose indoor/outdoor cat has been pooping in their yard. This question set off a firestorm, the likes of which have not been seen since two […]

DPS School Board to Westerly Creek:  “Mother-Son Dance Exclusionary, Offensive”

DPS School Board to Westerly Creek: “Mother-Son Dance Exclusionary, Offensive”

Recent criticism of the First Annual Westerly Creek Mother-Son Dance eventually found its way to the DPS School Board who slapped the wrist of Westerly Creek, letting them know they will no longer be able to hold the function with its existing title. “We appreciate what they were trying to do,” says school board member […]

Stapleton Dems and Reps Agree: “Stay at Home Mom” is NOT a Job

Stapleton Dems and Reps Agree: “Stay at Home Mom” is NOT a Job

Stapleton Democrats and Republicans have long had their feuds, publicly through the Stapleton Moms Yahoo Group, and privately when they steal each other’s yard signs promoting an opposing party’s candidate. For now, both groups have agreed on a détente, and have decided to join forces to wage war on another group: stay at home moms.

Field Trip to Opening Day Baseball Game Goes Horribly Wrong

Field Trip to Opening Day Baseball Game Goes Horribly Wrong

In what originally seemed like a great idea, SUN and the Block Captain network have since apologized for the “Opening Day Family Field Trip.” The original concept was to add another event to bring the community together, where parents and kids took a bus downtown to enjoy pregame festivities and then go to the game. […]

Stapleton Man Last to Find Out About Wife Divorcing Him

Stapleton Man Last to Find Out About Wife Divorcing Him

Stapleton resident Mark Evers had a difficult week last week after realizing his wife was divorcing him after nine years of marriage. What made the news more difficult was that he was one of the last people to know. “I was in the basement watching Sports Center when all of the sudden my phone was […]

Stapleton Couple Has Entire Fight in Third Person

Stapleton Couple Has Entire Fight in Third Person

Couples everywhere have disagreements, argue, and fight. Many of these entanglements are trivial in nature and rarely escalate into relationship-ending discussions. All couples have their own unique style of arguing and fighting. Some prefer the, ‘let’s make sure the neighbors know we are fighting’ method, while others prefer a laid back ‘let’s talk about what […]

Stapleton Parents Upset Sleepovers Always at Their Place

When Russ and Jessica Lyons allowed their daughter Bella to have her first sleepover party when she was six, they were extremely excited. They would be able to control the situation, make sure their daughter was okay, and allow all the girls to have a great time. Three years later, they feel they may have […]