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This still image of Englewood City Councilmember Cheryl Wink appeared on a screen in the May 15 council meeting as Wink responded remotely to complaints that she has frequently failed to show up for council meetings.

Recall effort scrutinizes Englewood council member Cheryl Wink’s attendance

Englewood City Council member Cheryl Wink is being brought to task for missing public meetings as part of a citizen-led recall effort. 
Matt, Juniper and Caroline Procik, center, surrounded by some of the volunteers from Haberer Carpentry and FirstBank who built a mobility ramp for the family through Blitz Build, a program of the nonprofit Home Builders Foundation.

Home Builders Foundation ramps up mobility for metro-area families

When Matt and Caroline Procik moved into their Castle Rock home over a year ago, it was mostly accessible to their daughter Juniper’s wheel chair, with a major exception being a step at the …

Littleton Public Schools graduates say hello to new chapter

On May 27, the Magness Arena at the University of Denver flooded with red, then purple and then black. Over the course of the day, more than a thousand Littleton Public Schools students said goodbye to high school and hello to a new chapter of their lives.
Madison Marsh during the talent portion of the competition.

Madison Marsh named 2023 Miss Colorado

From classic and simple to covered in sequins and rhinestones, each Miss Colorado and Miss Colorado Teen contestant expressed their individuality through their choices of evening gown during the 2023 Miss Colorado and Miss Colorado Teen competition.

Fire trucks, new and old, will roll down Main Street on June 17 for the 37th annual Fire Parade & Muster.

37th Annual Fire Parade and Muster to light up Littleton

On June 17, dozens of fire trucks will wail with flashing lights down Main Street in Littleton. The convoy, which might look at first glance like a spectacular emergency response, will be part of the 37th Annual Fire Parade and Muster, an event hosted by Mile High Hook and Ladder Club.
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
A sign marks a home for sale on Dec. 5 in southeast Denver.

Small price drop unlikely to reverse skyrocketing home values in Colorado

Danielle and Stephan Storinsky “saw the writing on the wall.” It foretold how the housing market might change. So, earlier this year, the married couple sold their Arvada townhome.

Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
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