Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
14 minutes ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts do things by the book. At our Arts & Culture blog, Luke Leavitt counts down the ten best bookstores in Denver — and believe it or not, the top selection isn't the Tattered Cover. Mile High Report welcomes you to NFL draft wee...
2 hours ago | News
Back in June 2014, we declared a Denver Police Department video showing law-enforcement training for active-shooter scenarios to be the bloodiest public-service announcement ever. "The footage includes gunshots, explosions, hysterical screaming, o...
4 hours ago | Business
Former Denver police officer Larry Stevenson has been known as a high-profile employee for the city's Excise and Licensing Department, a personal friend of Mayor Michael Hancock, the creator of the anti-crime program known as Transportation on Pat...
7 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this month, we told you the story of Christopher Bush, who was ruled to have shot himself to death rather than be arrested for a sex crime. A similar scenario reportedly played out over the weekend near the Colorado community of Olath...
7 hours ago | Lists
What are the most family-friendly communities in Colorado? ApartmentList.com came up with a metric (explained in detail below) that factored in safety, housing costs, the quality of local schools and child-friendliness to determine the places...
8 hours ago | Crime
Kale O'Donnell has been arrested on suspicion of causing approximately $13,000 in damage by scrawling graffiti across Colorado Springs. Suspected number of tags: 245. But arguably more interesting than the case itself is the manner in which O'Donn...