Issue 125

New MCA President: “There’s Going to be a Wall, and Aurora is Going to Pay for It”

New MCA President: “There’s Going to be a Wall, and Aurora is Going to Pay for It”

Two weeks ago, long time MCA President Liza Kampstra stepped down amid community pressure. Kampstra was continually being accused by Stapleton residents of being “soft on Aurora,” which ultimately cost her the job. “I have dedicated over seven years to doing my best for this community,” said former President Kampstra. “It was time for a […]

New DPS Board Director Errantly Checked Wrong Box on Application

New DPS Board Director Errantly Checked Wrong Box on Application

Denver Public Schools recently appointed a new DPS Board Director for Northeast Denver, taking the spot vacated by Landri Taylor. The transition appeared smooth until the Denver Post broke a story that shocked the Northeast Denver Community. Apparently, during the application process, the new director inadvertently checked the “no” box on the application question, “have […]

Cycletrack Shelved; Residents Turn Attention to Elevated Glass Tunnel

Cycletrack Shelved; Residents Turn Attention to Elevated Glass Tunnel

It was recently reported that the Cycletrack project proposed for 26th Ave. has been shelved. Forest City passed on the project, ultimately saying, “the project would have been really cool, but seriously, not necessary.” Forest City Spokesperson Janelle Ayers went on to say that she doesn’t see the lack of a safe bike route at […]

Family Moving to Different Stapleton Neighborhood to Become “Cool New Neighbors” Again

Family Moving to Different Stapleton Neighborhood to Become “Cool New Neighbors” Again

When the Walker family first moved into their home in North Central Park in Stapleton, they were excitedly greeted by their new neighbors. “Everyone was so nice to us, and excited to have us over,” said Dan Walker. “They not only made us feel at home, but they made us feel popular. We definitely felt […]

Stapleton Couple Everyone Thought Would Get Divorced Finally Getting Divorced

Stapleton Couple Everyone Thought Would Get Divorced Finally Getting Divorced

The Nielsons have been married for 12 years, and living in Stapleton for nine of those years. Neither would describe the marriage as “happy.” “Almost every day since we got married has been a grind,” said husband Paul. “I am pretty sure she was nagging me on our honeymoon. Sure, we have had some good […]

“Next Door” Alert Turns Out Not to be Alert at All

“Next Door” Alert Turns Out Not to be Alert at All

The neighborhood social media site “Next Door ” allows users in the area to provide several services, including a lost and found, recommendations, classified ads, as well as other general information. Users generate the information which can be very helpful. The site even has “alerts” if there is something urgent. These often involve missing pets […]

2016 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge Results! Claim Your Prize!

March Madness is over. And the carnage from this year’s tournament claimed several victims, including myself. Making it through the craziness, and picking the correct champ was Sharon K! Congratulations! She will get the first choice of the wonderful prizes listed below. In fact, we have roughly 20 prizes to distribute, so if you were […]