Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
2 hours ago | Business
Any close observer of the Denver retail marijuana scene has no doubt noticed the proliferation of chain pot shops at the expense of individual or standalone dispensaries, often referred to as "Mom and Pops." One reason, according to attorney Nick ...
3 hours ago | Crime
In 2008, the Denver Post published an article set at East Colfax's Sand & Sage under the banner "Families Reach Last-Stop Motel." Sadly, this headline proved to be prophetic in the case of a woman in her twenties. She's dea...
4 hours ago | Lists
During the run-up to July 4 a couple of years ago, we shared some amazing ads spotlighting weird and/or offensive fireworks from days gone by from a collection curated by FireworksLand.com. A return trip to the site reveals another treasure trove ...
4 hours ago | Crime
"Brett Ryan Mosher is 27 years-old and is a Parker resident." He was arrested by the Parker Police Department for "Soliciting for Child Prostitution after engaging in communication with the intent to engage in sexual acts with a child." "Also as a...
5 hours ago | Crime
Since November 2012, we've been reporting about the tragic case of Dylan Redwine. The thirteen-year-old vanished after a visit to his father, Mark Redwine, in the Vallecito Lake area of La Plata County. Dylan's body was found in June 2013. No one ...
20 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We regularly receive interesting comments, memorable comments, pointed comments, passionate comments and hilarious comments. But it's not often that a comment manages to combine all of these qualities. Fortunately, one that fits this last descript...