Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
36 minutes ago | News
Winter is finally getting serious in the Denver area. And that means potholes. Plenty of them. Right now, 7News is encouraging viewers to tweet the locations of the worst potholes they see during their commutes to the appropriate hashtag #Col...
15 hours ago | Comment of the Day
The responses continue to come in over our post in which Denver was named one of the ten best cities for single women. Some of those responding agree with the premise. Others aren't especially impressed by the selection, however. Here's an example...
16 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs offer plenty of thumbs-ups. At our Music blog, Drew Ailes offers six reasons he won't like your band on Facebook. Predominantly Orange's Sayre Bedinger address rumors that the Broncos want Peyton Manning to take a pay cut. The Colorad...
20 hours ago | Crime
Back in January, we told you about a Colorado Springs bombing that struck a complex that included the local NAACP office. The working theory early on was that the NAACP had been the target of the attack — and as we noted, the organization's presid...
21 hours ago | Education
Dear DPS Community, I would like to apologize for our late notice in closing schools this morning. We know how important these decisions are, and we take them very seriously. The most important factor is the well-being of our students and their fa...
22 hours ago | Crime
Denver has seen more than its share of controversial police shootings, including the one that took the life of seventeen-year-old Jessie Hernandez last month. The same can be said of Weld County, which has experienced four fatal police shootings o...