October 2012

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“Black Stapletonians for Obama” Group Gains Momentum

“Black Stapletonians for Obama” Group Gains Momentum

Five years ago, Grant Campbell wanted to get involved in a grass roots campaign to get other African Americans in Stapleton motivated to support underdog candidate Barack Obama. It was a huge undertaking, and convincing others to join his “Black Stapletonians for Obama” group would not be easy. “I knew I had an uphill battle,” […]

Stapleton Halloween Parades Turn Political

Stapleton Halloween Parades Turn Political

The Stapleton Halloween parades are usually a great way for residents to see all of their neighbors kids’ costumes and let their kid start getting excited for Halloween. This year, the normally fun parade became extremely political. “At least half of the kids were holding political signs, and many with no costume at all,” said […]

Stapletonians take Advantage of Denver County Jail’s Work Release Program

Stapletonians take Advantage of Denver County Jail’s Work Release Program

Last Tuesday, the Denver County Jail had a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the newly renovated jail. That is not the only thing that was renovated, however. The Denver County Jail also restructured some of its policies in regards to its work release program. “We are doing essentially what the Warden did in Shawshank Redemption, but […]

Tires Plus Celebrates Screwing of 10,000th Stapleton Customer

Tires Plus Celebrates Screwing of 10,000th Stapleton Customer

It took ten years and a lot of hard work, but the Stapleton Tires Plus finally got there: screwing over its 10,000th customer. “We are really proud of what we were able to accomplish, in really what is a short time,” said regional Tires Plus manager Chris Fix. “Most companies aren’t able to screw over […]

Forrest City to Install Cup Holders on all Stapleton Playground Equipment

Forrest City to Install Cup Holders on all Stapleton Playground Equipment

Every once in a while, Forrest City makes a decision that all Stapleton residents are able to get behind. This latest decision is one of those. “We had employees canvas the Stapleton pocket parks on a typical weekday afternoon, and from what we saw, this was a needed addition,” said Forrest City Spokesperson Janelle Ayers. […]

Stapleton Family Attends Record Nine birthday Parties Over Weekend

Stapleton Family Attends Record Nine birthday Parties Over Weekend

Kevin and Cindy McCleary were never out to set any records, and certainly did not want any part of the one they set. “When we received the third invitation to a birthday party on October 20th, we were already dreading our Saturday,” said Cindy. “By the time we received our sixth invitation, our frustration turned […]

Really Private Couple Realizes Stapleton “Probably Not a Good Fit”

Really Private Couple Realizes Stapleton “Probably Not a Good Fit”

Nathan and Emily Hoffert moved to Stapleton for the same reasons many people do. They liked the idea of still living in Denver, but having a safe environment with good schools for their kids. For the most part, they have enjoyed the experience, and they have met new friends, and their children have enjoyed going […]