April 2015

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Westerly Creek Introduces “Kiss a Mom” to Compete with Swigert’s “Touch-a-Truck”

Westerly Creek Introduces “Kiss a Mom” to Compete with Swigert’s “Touch-a-Truck”

Last Saturday, Westerly Creek finally held it’s long-awaited, yet controversial fundraising event, “Kiss-a-Mom.” The event was the first of its kind in Stapleton, and according to many male attendees, hopefully not the last. “I think all of the Stapleton schools should do an event like this,” said Stapleton dad Greg Addison. “As a Stapleton resident, […]

MCA to Begin Conducting Exit Interviews for Persons Leaving Stapleton

MCA to Begin Conducting Exit Interviews for Persons Leaving Stapleton

Although many families and individuals may move while living Stapleton, most actually move within Stapleton. The ones who do leave do so at somewhat uncontrollable consequences, mostly due to job changes, for better or for worse. However, there are people that move away from Stapleton due to what the Stapleton MCA is calling ‘controllable circumstances.’ […]

MLK Bridge Becoming Shady Underworld

MLK Bridge Becoming Shady Underworld

Anyone who has went for a walk, run, or ride on Westerly Creek with any frequency and passed under the MLK bridge, has seen some unusual sites. Sightings include teens and pre-teens hanging out, an inordinate amount of garbage, beer cans, and even condoms under the MLK bridge. In fact, this editor once saw a […]

Eastbridge Gas Station Already Experiencing Growth; Moves to Northern Location

Eastbridge Gas Station Already Experiencing Growth; Moves to Northern Location

Contracts haven’t been finalized, and ground hasn’t been broken, but the Eastbridge gas station is already expanding. In fact, the 20% increase in size of the station has caused a move to the larger north lot in the Eastbridge Town Center. “We ran some numbers, and we believe we can use the space,” says King […]

Residents Plan to Wait Till Uplands Project Half Completed to Begin Complaining About It

Residents Plan to Wait Till Uplands Project Half Completed to Begin Complaining About It

The Westerly Creek North/Uplands project is in full swing as evidenced by the many workers and trucks moving dirt in the Westerly Creek North Neighborhood. Although there has been a lot of information regarding the project, residents have been pretty quiet about the whole thing. “Aside from having a lot of dirt blowing around, and […]

Letter From the Editor:  Border Wars:  Maybe it’s Time to Reconsider Our Choice System

Letter From the Editor: Border Wars: Maybe it’s Time to Reconsider Our Choice System

The choice system is complete, and statistically, most people are happy. In fact, 83% of families received their first choice. Aside from the 17% who may not be happy, there are other things to consider when examining the choice system. One of the most frustrating things about the choice system is that you can have […]

2015 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge Winners!

2015 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge Winners!

Thank you all for participating in the 2015 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge!  It’s all over! Now, we need your prize choices.  First place, Bryan D., makes first selection of the prizes below, then second place Maria F., then third place Karla R., and so on.  Please contact us ASAP if you are in the top 15 […]

Stapleton’s “Busiest Spring” Pissing Contest Officially Begins

Stapleton’s “Busiest Spring” Pissing Contest Officially Begins

Spring has sprung, and as Stapleton parents will tell you, it’s going to be a busy one. There is baseball, soccer, LAX, dance, among several other activities. Plus, for parents, it’s time for Rockies’ games, golf, and impromptu happy hours. It can all make for a busy spring season for parents. However, no matter how […]

Report:  Daytona Race Track only Two Feet Wider than Stapleton Streets

Report: Daytona Race Track only Two Feet Wider than Stapleton Streets

A recent article discusses some of the flaws to Stapleton’s new urbanism effort, which mostly focuses on street design. What was intended to be a walking community has essentially been overrun with speeding cars. “The design has done nothing to encourage biking or walking,” says new urbanism planner Doug Cox. “When you make wide roads […]