The unassuming manner and quiet voice of Sam Gary belie his success in the rough and tumble world of the oil business. Gary formed the Piton Foundation to share his unexpected good fortune with the community. Among the many causes he has supported was ensuring that Stapleton would be a planned community and would not become urban sprawl.
Inspired by her junior high diaries, Park Hill resident Linda Klein and her comedy partner Barbara Gehring wrote the comedy show “Girls Only.”
June 2011 Front Porch When Charles Raisch, principal of Stapleton’s Swigert-McAuliffe K-8 International School, learned of an opportunity to enhance a playground sunshade, he did not hesitate to act on the prospect of making the structure both a working art piece as well as a teaching tool. As a former science teacher, Raisch knows all […]
Bruce Springer creates kid-friendly healthy recipes that are quick and easy. Watch a video of him cooking his Asian chicken spring rolls and download recipes.
The Front Porch began in April 2000 as a vehicle for Forest City, Inc., as master developer, to keep the surrounding communities and city officials apprised of the progress as development proceeded in Stapleton. Over the years the Front Porch has evolved into a community newspaper and the role of publisher has passed to Stapleton residents, Carol Roberts and Steve Larson, who have worked on the paper since its first issue.
He is wild about conservation and education. While growing up in Kentucky, he was always interested in wildlife. He spent almost all his time outdoors and at age 10, he knew he wanted to work for the Department of the Interior.
To honor Denver Mountain Parks, Stapleton resident Erika Walker wrote Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
Westerly Creek Elementary School Principal Jill Corcoran has inspired her staff with her strength while undergoing cancer treatment.
Stapleton’s “Grateful Dad” is dedicated to sharing the benefits of gratitude.