Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
13 minutes ago | Business
Amazon has just announced the twenty finalists for HQ2, a second headquarters for the giant company that's expected to create 50,000 new jobs and result in a $5 billion investment for the winner. And Denver made the list, besting more than 200 oth...
1 hour ago | News
From January 18 to 21, the annual conference of the Washington-based Gay Christian Network will take place in Denver; get the details below. According to Isaac Archuleta, GCN's interim executive director (who's from Denver), the gathering will gi...
2 hours ago | Education
On January 19, 2017, the day before Donald Trump's inauguration, we listed the ten worst American presidents of all time as chosen by members of the CU Boulder history department and interviewed Professor Thomas Zeiler, a key part of the group, ab...
2 hours ago | News
As we've reported, Erika Lee, widow of Loveland Ski Area employee Adam Lee, who was killed last month beneath the Magic Carpet lift, a conveyor belt used in beginner ski lessons, has been frustrated by the dearth of information released to date ab...
1 day ago | Crime
Today, January 17, a hearing continues in Adams County court to determine if a fifteen-year-old accused of killing ten-year-old Kiaya Campbell in June 2017 will be tried as an adult. Such efforts have been attempted at least fourteen times in Colo...
1 day ago | Business
As we've reported, rent prices have been moderating in Denver and its neighboring communities during recent months, following a long period in which rental costs continued to go up and up and up in the Mile High City's red-hot housing market. As r...