Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
3 hours ago | Marijuana
Is the word "marijuana" offensive? Over the years, plenty of people have pressed this argument — and recent indications suggest that the debate could be heating up again in Colorado and beyond. A new article from the Summit Daily goes after "...
4 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We recently posted about four young men arrested in Missouri for possessing five grams or less of Colorado marijuana products — an offense that carries a maximum sentence of seven years in jail in that state. Plenty of readers were aghast at this ...
5 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts like beverage variety. At our Food & Drink blog, Mark Antonation shares his picks for the ten best Denver coffeehouses with booze. BSN Denver has created a Colorado Rockies route map — an idea that will make more sense once y...
11 hours ago | Crime
In August 2014, we told you about the arrest of Daniel Stetzel, who was accused of stabbing his mom, Kathleen Stetzel, with a screwdriver and then strangling her following an argument over cigarettes. Days later came a new revelation: Stetzel had ...
12 hours ago | Lists
Some wins are bigger than others. That was certainly the case for the Broncos' overtime victory against the New England Patriots on Sunday — a triumph made juicier by the fact that the Pats were undefeated coming into the contest and cocky quarter...
12 hours ago | Business
The folks at Redfin Research Center recently highlighted the most economically integrated neighborhoods in major cities around the country, including Denver. And how does the site define an "economically integrated" neighborhood? One in which...