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 hours ago | Crime
When Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against Colorado late last year, the two states decried additional law enforcement costs they'd accrued due to the passage of Amendment 64, the 2012 measure that legalized limited recreational marijuana s...
7 hours ago | Comment of the Day
To say that we received an enormous response to our post featuring an angry Denver Craigslist post is far from an understatement. The anonymous author's "Beginner's Guide for New Coloradans" featured plenty of arguments with which many if not most...
8 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts don't always yawn in Technicolor — but sometimes it happens.... At our Music blog, Lindsey Bartlett introduces you to Vomitstep, coined by DJ Snails. Colorado Pols on a new friend for Representative Gordon "Dr. Chaps" Klingenschm...
12 hours ago | Business
How rich is Prince Bandar bin-Sultan? Prince Bandar, who served as Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States from 1981 to 2005, just sold what's reported to be his last Aspen-area property for $5.87 million. But an Aspen Times&...
13 hours ago | News
FINDINGS and CONCLUSIONS 1. On July 10, 2014, Officer James Medina and Officer Cheryl Smith independently responded to assist DPD Officer Ramone Young with a sick and intoxicated male who had fallen over a chair at the Burger King at 3200 No. Down...
14 hours ago | Business
Over the past few months, we've documented Denver's red-hot housing market and noted that many properties are selling way above list price. But real estate sales in Colorado as a whole are scorching as well. FindTheBest.com has compiled facts...