November 2016

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Forest City Almost Done Having to Lie About Affordable Housing

Forest City Almost Done Having to Lie About Affordable Housing

The contract between the city and Forest City will be complete as soon as the City of Denver sells the final pieces of airport land to Forest City, which could come as early as 2018. At that time, any agreements between the city and Forest City will be completed. “It’s really an exciting time for […]

Resident Goes Solar Just to Keep Solar Companies from Knocking on His Door

Resident Goes Solar Just to Keep Solar Companies from Knocking on His Door

Tom Pecenka has been a Stapleton resident for eight years and considers himself environmentally conscience. “We recycle what we can and try to not be wasteful with water,” said Tom. ”We don’t compost yet, mostly because I’m too lazy to learn about what it takes to compost. But I’m sure we’ll get there.” Pecenka has […]

Twenty-Four Injured at Stapleton Soopers Day Before Thanksgiving

Twenty-Four Injured at Stapleton Soopers Day Before Thanksgiving

The day before Thanksgiving can be a crazy time to grocery shop, especially if you shop at the Stapleton King Soopers. Hundreds of shoppers seem to converge at the store around the same time looking for the exact same items last minute. Jennifer Beatty was one of those shoppers. “It was absolutely crazy,” said Beatty. […]

Vandalism at Izzy B Shows World Still Full of Dickbags

Vandalism at Izzy B Shows World Still Full of Dickbags

A few weeks ago, vandals spray painted hateful graffiti on playground equipment and the school at Isabella Bird in Stapleton. Along with the hateful graffiti, the vandals painted a swastika. Yes, they actually spray-painted a fucking swastika. “Someone told me about a painting of a swastika on the school and I didn’t believe them,” said […]

Stapleton Residents Must Be Wary of Fake News

Stapleton Residents Must Be Wary of Fake News

The recent election has brought to the forefront the growing trend of fake news sites and highly skewed news reporting. In fact, of stories posted on Facebook, almost 40% of right-leaning stories were fake and about 20% of left-leaning news stories were made-up. Many political scientists believe these stories ultimately affected the outcome of the […]

Row Home Owner Deeply Offended by Friend Saying, “All Row Homes Look Alike”

Row Home Owner Deeply Offended by Friend Saying, “All Row Homes Look Alike”

The Galbraith family recently had a birthday party for their five year old son. They invited several friends over to celebrate at their newly purchased Stapleton row home. “We love our new place, and definitely were excited for people to come over, especially those who hadn’t seen it before,” said Christina Galbraith. “It has so […]

DPS SPF School Rating System Shows NE Denver Schools Doing Well…I Mean Bad.  Wait…Good, I Guess…Hold Up, I Guess Not so Good…I Think?

DPS SPF School Rating System Shows NE Denver Schools Doing Well…I Mean Bad. Wait…Good, I Guess…Hold Up, I Guess Not so Good…I Think?

The new DPS SPF (School Performance Framework) report cards are out, and the only thing that is clear is that they are pretty confusing and show some inconsistencies. As expected, the Stapleton elementary schools all received positive overall ratings. What’s not clear is what that means. “What we are saying is that those schools are […]