May 2014

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King Soopers Acquiesces:  Eastbridge Store Will Not Have Parking Lot

King Soopers Acquiesces: Eastbridge Store Will Not Have Parking Lot

Last Monday, SUN organized another meeting to discuss community concerns over the King Soopers store headed to the Eastbridge town Center. Concerns ranged from location of the gas station to ‘does it really have to be King Soopers?’ But the topic most discussed was the issue of the parking lot. “It seems to me that […]

Block Captain Relieved of Duties After Suggesting Dry Block Party

Block Captain Relieved of Duties After Suggesting Dry Block Party

Conservatory Green Block Captain Anne Walker has been an ideal block captain. She has kept her neighbors informed on community meetings and updates, helped initiate acquiring neighborhood watch signs, as well as organized a team for the annual Stapleton Kickball Tournament. “She has been basically everything you can ask for in a block captain,” said […]

26th Ave Park to Have Play Area for “Bad Kids”

26th Ave Park to Have Play Area for “Bad Kids”

Stapleton, with all of its tremendous parents and kids, is bound to have a few bad apples. You have probably seen them running amuck at the grocery store, or possibly even squirting you with a squirt gun at the pool without your consent. These kids play at the many Stapleton pocket parks, and are typically […]

Local Schools Change Sponsorship Levels to Degrade Those Giving Less

Local Schools Change Sponsorship Levels to Degrade Those Giving Less

It used to be that sponsorship levels were pretty universal. You had Gold, Silver, and Bronze. More perks at the high end, but everyone felt like winners. Then, organizations added a Platinum level at the top, and others introduced ‘presenting sponsors.’ Anyway you cut it, the top sponsors felt great, and the lower end sponsors […]

Stapleton Garage Sale:  Shrewd Stapleton Mom Successfully Negotiates Price of $3 Salsa Dish Down to $2

Stapleton Garage Sale: Shrewd Stapleton Mom Successfully Negotiates Price of $3 Salsa Dish Down to $2

Stapleton resident Mandy Hanson looks forward to the Stapleton garage sale every year. “You can get so many things at great prices,” says Hanson. “People are simply looking for an easy way to get rid of the stuff they no longer need in their homes. So, if they can get a little money for the […]

Homeless Man:  “Coffee at Williams Family Dentistry Worth the Walk”

Homeless Man: “Coffee at Williams Family Dentistry Worth the Walk”

This past Saturday, an unidentified homeless man wandered into the Williams Family Dentistry. The alarms went off, but the man was undeterred. He needed a cup of coffee. He grabbed one of the Keurig cups, started the coffee maker and patiently waited for his coffee. After he got his cup, he calmly left the scene […]

Prayers Answered:  Stapleton Resident’s Weeds Killed by Hail

Prayers Answered: Stapleton Resident’s Weeds Killed by Hail

Stapleton homeowner Greg Gill has no interest in yard work. He prefers to use his free time to play with his kids, go to baseball games, or play golf. So, when he realized a week ago that he would finally have to do something about the weeds in his yard, he turned to a higher […]