Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
57 minutes ago | Business
A little over a year ago, we introduced you to the five richest Coloradans according to their position on the Forbes 400. At first glance, the updated Forbes list is unchanged; the same five people appear on the roster, and in the same order....
1 hour ago | Business
Rich Wyatt's reversal of fortune has taken place in slow motion. Five years ago, he was a reality TV star thanks to American Guns, a popular Discovery Channel program that showcased him, his telegenic family and his business, Gunsmoke Guns in Whea...
2 hours ago | Crime
If you're looking for an example of grace and forgiveness under extraordinary circumstances, look no further than Anne Marie Hochhalter. On April 20, 1999, Hochhalter was shot during the attack on Columbine High School by students Eric Harris and ...
17 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Our Matthew Van Deventer recently wrote about potential changes to short-term-rental rules in Denver. Suggestions floated by a Denver city councilwoman include requiring that the owners to live on the properties in question — a change that would l...
18 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts have a neighborhood feel. At Westword Arts, Teague Bohlen lists five things that make Five Points residents really, really mad. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz offers a final update on the 250 Columbine project in Cherry Creek....
22 hours ago | Crime
Jessica Lyn Reese was the loving mom of two adorable kids, Hannah and Bennie Jo. Now, her loved ones are raising funds to care for the children. Why? Reese, 29, was stabbed to death in an Aurora condominium — and Charles Bowman Anthony, who w...