Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
5 minutes ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts generally keep their shirts on (but not always). At our Arts blog, Bree Davies argues that your shirtless, drunk, entitled behavior is ruining the festival experience. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz curates the final update on the ...
2 hours ago | Politics
Last November, we introduced you to Gordon Klingenschmitt, who we described as an "exorcism-doing, gay-slamming just-elected State Representative" — from the Colorado Springs area, naturally. Since then, Klingenschmitt, a preacher who delivers reg...
5 hours ago | News
This year's heavy rains in Colorado have led to a staggering number of drownings in the state. Among those we've memorialized in this space are Jason McKain and Chris Danko, both of whom drowned in Boulder Creek, Steven Kelly, who drowned in ...
5 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this month, 22-year-old David Wheat Jr. was killed after being shot eleven times by Fort Collins police officers. The incident shares elements of two themes we've been exploring in this space of late. The first is suicide by cop, recently ...
7 hours ago | Business
The folks at FindTheBest.com have pulled together lists of the most and least respected companies in America. And unfortunately, a Colorado firm is on the latter roster. The data is culled from two rounds of Harris Poll surveys. The first ask...
7 hours ago | News
A seventeen-year-old male in Pueblo died late Monday night of a single gunshot wound to the head. This scenario suggests suicide, but members of the Pueblo Police Department believe the actual explanation is stranger. The PPD maintains that the te...