Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
34 minutes 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 ...
15 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...
16 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....
21 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...
22 hours ago | Business
Stan Kroenke, owner of the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and lots of other stuff, clearly has a thing for ranches. Until recently, he reportedly owned eleven of them in Arizona, Montana, Wyoming and British Columbia. Now, make it a d...
23 hours ago | Film and TV
To the victors go the spoils — and for your world champion Denver Broncos, they include making appearances on major talk shows. First, Ellen DeGeneres hosted Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, who said that he job was to make sure the other guy ha...