Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
7 hours ago | Lists
Last week, we shared a list of the ten best places in Colorado to live according to the Movoto blog. But unfortunately, not everyone can come out at or near the top. The site ranked 74 Colorado communities, and the the ones that ranked among the b...
7 hours ago | Crime
As a lot of us know from personal experience, working at a fast-food restaurant can be dull. Even so, there are certain ways we don't recommend to pass the time. Like, for instance, firing off a rifle so close to a neighborhood that the bullets ri...
22 hours ago | Comment of the Day
William Breathes's post about the reasons why medical marijuana caregivers are in the state government crosshairs continues to generate comments — and the frustration over this topic is spilling into other areas. For example, the taxes placed...
23 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are still in business. Our Food & Restaurant blogs lists a slew of new metro Denver restaurant openings, as well as ten closings in February. The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek writes about the challenge of protecting stu...
1 day ago | News
Greenpeace is known for going after whalers, toxic-waste dumpers and other entities that it sees as hindering its goal to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity." But its latest target isn't a greedy polluter or...
1 day ago | Crime
At this writing, Leonard Martinez has not yet been formally accused of homicide in the death of his former girlfriend in Lakewood last week. But rest assured, this charge is coming. He was originally arrested on suspicion of assault and attempted ...