Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
21 minutes ago | Business
The folks at FindTheBest.com have pulled together lists of the most and least respected companies in America. And unfortunately, a Colorado firm is on the latter roster. The data is culled from two rounds of Harris Poll surveys. The first ask...
50 minutes ago | News
A seventeen-year-old male in Pueblo died late Monday night of a single gunshot wound to the head. This scenario suggests suicide, but members of the Pueblo Police Department believe the actual explanation is stranger. The PPD maintains that the te...
2 hours ago | Crime
There have been no shortage of officer-involved shootings in the metro area of late. Incidents include the gun-down of armed suspect Chisom Nwandilibe near 17th and Broadway and the April wounding of wanted identity thief Kyle "Twitch" Moore in Gr...
15 hours ago | Marijuana
The Denver Police Department is hardly seen as a booster of legal marijuana. The DPD's official policy is to enforce laws in the city and the state, and the department has done so in a manner some critics see as heavy-handed. Take the raids conduc...
17 hours ago | Comment of the Day
In a recent Comment of the Day, a reader argued that there isn't shit to see in Denver if you came from a more beautiful city. We expected some push-back regarding this opinion, and we were right. Plenty of folks argued that Denver is definitely a...
21 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts make history one item at a time. At our Food & Drink blog, Patricia Calhoun notes that Historic Denver is pushing a petition to save the Tavern Uptown building. Colorado Peak Politics asks: "Who Will Lead State Board of Educa...