Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
40 minutes ago | Crime
What counties in Colorado have the most violent crime? The folks at FindTheBest.com explored that question using FBI data from 2013, the most recent year available. As you can see, many of the places that made the list aren't heavily populate...
1 hour ago | Marijuana
Most people assume that Colorado has the best pot prices of any state in the union thanks to the volume of legal limited recreational sales here. But most people would be wrong — as of this week, anyhow. And the ranking could change at any moment....
2 hours ago | Crime
Police actions that may endanger members of the public have been much in the news lately. Take the recent apprehension of Kyle Moore, a suspected identity thief at whom a Greeley police officer fired a shot near a public park — an action...
17 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We love it when a comment on one topic starts a conversation on another. That's what happened regarding a Comment of the Day arguing that Colorado drivers suck in every kind of weather. Then, the subject shifted thanks to the following reader, who...
18 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are a riot in and of themselves. At our Music blog, Kiernan Maletsky shares the complete 2015 Riot Fest Denver lineup. Colorado Pols shares "even more ugly Jeffco school board footage." Mile High Report's Scotty Payne has bad new...
20 hours ago | News
Politicians typically write books if they're eyeing a run for national office — something Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has repeatedly denied, despite his name popping up numerous times over the years as a possible vice presidential candidat...