Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
12 hours ago | Marijuana
As we've reported, the Denver Police Department cited or jailed 243 people during 4/20 weekend — a number significantly higher than the one racked up the previous year. In addition, DPD officers conducted undercover raids at two pot clubs. Th...
14 hours ago | Comment of the Day
In a recent Denver Blogs post, we featured a Bree Davies item about navigating the Sixth Avenue death trap and other Denver traffic hazards. The topic definitely struck a chord. Plenty of commenters weighed in with their picks for the most problem...
15 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are all about independence. At our Arts blog, Jenn Wohletz's vintage list of five big reasons why you should move out of your parents house has gone viral again. Click to find out why. The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic...
19 hours ago | News
At this writing, the death toll from a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 is estimated at 3,800, and observers fear it will continue to grow. Among those confirmed dead is Tom Taplin, 61, a filmmaker and photographer from Everg...
22 hours ago | Crime
This week, we've been posting about an April 11 homicide on the 1600 block of Bruce Randolph Avenue — an incident that cost the life of Abdul Muhammad, 61. In a tragic coincidence, Muhammad is the second person with his name to be slain ...
22 hours ago | Lists
Earlier this year, we shared a post highlighting the ten most famous CU Boulder attendees according to the Ranker website. We didn't know everyone on the CU Boulder list, despite the "most famous" designation. That's true for the Ranker list of th...