Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
6 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We recently posted about two illegal pot grow busts on federal land on Colorado's Western Slope. Ten foreign nationals were arrested in the incidents — nine from Mexico, one from Honduras. Last year, as we pointed out, Rocky Mountain High Int...
8 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts could use a little pick-me-up. At our Food & Drink blog, Jonathan Shikes has the lowdown on DIA seeking a brewery for the new Westin airport hotel. Denver Egotist highlights the new Swift open-source radio-station app by Denv...
15 hours ago | Crime
In March 2010, we told you about the murder of Lyndsey Pham at Aurora's Descano Plaza Apartments, which she co-owned and managed. It didn't take long for investigators to identify two suspects: Descano assistant manager Lupe Rubio and Javier Aguir...
15 hours ago | Lists
When we recently re-shared our vintage post featuring our favorite "You Know You're NOT from Colorado When" punchlines, we asked readers for their favorite way to complete that thought. And as usual, you came through. We photo-illustrated our ten ...
16 hours ago | Lists
As longtime Bronco fans, we enjoy hating the Oakland Raiders. But it hasn't been as much fun in recent years, owing to how horrible the Raiders have been. This year, however, the Raiders, under former Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, ap...
16 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this week, we told you about the arrest of ten foreign nationals after law enforcers found two illegal marijuana grows on federal land along Colorado's Western Slope. Now, the U.S. Attorney's Office reveals that these busts were two of six...