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Mike Nelson

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in August

    If you're ready to get out of this unseasonal rain and have some good, clean (and dry) geek fun indoors, August will make you a very happy nerd. Two cons, one weird county fair and more movies than you can shake are just some of the highlights of a month packed full of great geek fun. Here are Augus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Photos: Denver TV personalities' goofiest Facebook pics, 2013 edition

    Last year we shared a collection of the goofiest Facebook photos by Denver TV personalities. But there's been plenty of social-media silliness since then, with assorted anchors, reporters and weather forecasters from 9News, 7News, CBS4 and Fox31/CW2 proving that serious journalism can't get in the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Videos: Remembering Tim Samaras, storm chaser killed in tornado alongside son, partner

    Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Mission Hills Church in Littleton will host a memorial service for Tim Samaras, his son Paul and his longtime partner Carl Young -- three storm chasers who dedicated their lives to documenting the sort of deadly weather from which most of us run. The three -- well known to viewer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Photos: Best Hair male Denver TV personalities -- the 2013 top ten

    Last week, we shared our list of 2012 Best Hair on male Denver TV personalities (as well as the 2012 Best Hair on female Denver TV stars) in the build-up to Best of Denver 2013. Now, this year's issue is out -- but while the winner's been announced, we've kept the runners-up quiet, until now. Look ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: The first round of Shopping & Services finalists

    For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the leading vote-getters and then vote again for your favorite shops and services in metro Denver. And the results of the first r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Denver TV personalities' goofiest Facebook photos

    Big photos below.​Even though Facebook is great for sharing oddball photos, many Denver TV personalities aren't interested in playing. Either they don't have a page, or they maintain one that's purposefully dull. But here are some sample shots from folks in the spotlight who aren't afraid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Mike Nelson: For 7News forecaster, National Weatherman's Day will be sonny

    Mike Nelson​As Jef Otte wrote, tomorrow is National Weatherman's Day. No really. Created for 18th-century weather observer John Jeffries, it honors "men and women who collectively provide Americans with the best weather, water, and climate forecasts and warning services of any nation," the Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    The science of weatherforecasting takes another hit

    Couldn't help being amused by the contrast between the picture painted by multiple weather forecasts on Denver TV stations last night and the one that confronted me this morning when I drove to work. Last night, the tone of folks like Channel 9's Kathy Sabine suggested an irony-free version of predi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Channel 7's Mike Nelson knows better than to interrupt Grey's Anatomy

    Yes, the name superimposed on this photo is correct. This is Channel 7 weatherman Mike Nelson. In Denver, television stations treat every sizable storm like a Biblical plague, and while that may earn the enmity of commentators like KHOW's Peter Boyles, it makes sense from a promotional standpoint w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, March 27 edition

    Don't make your weekend a weak end. Today in Backbeat Online: • The Five Peace Band at the Paramount Theatre. • Phish at Red Rocks sells out in minutes; fans call bullshit. • Q&A with David Frederickson of the Prids. • Freaky Friday: "The Force" Swinging robodisco of the '70s. Today in Caf ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008

    Cloudy Weather at Denver Meteorologist Conference

    The forecasters, however, have sunny dispositions.

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2008
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    January 31, 2008
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    December 21, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners From 1994

    In 1994, Westword published its eleventh Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Italian Restaurant (the brand-new Carmine’s on Penn) to Best Makeover (the renovated Herb’s Hideout) to Best New Arts Venue (the Bug, on Navajo Street) to Best News for Blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners 1992

    In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    July 12, 2007
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    February 28, 2007
  • News

    February 15, 2007

    The Messengers

    TV forecasters have become the target of viewers who are feeling aggravated and paranoid after an exceptionally stormy winter.

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Tasting Menu

    Theatre Night In is a pu-pu platter of Colorado stagecraft.

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    The Message

    Big Feat

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    The Message

    7th Hell

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005
  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005

    Best TV Weathercaster

    Mike Nelson
    Channel 7

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Message

    Stan's Plan

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    June 17, 2004

    The Message

    Vanishing Act

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    The Message

    Kid Stuff

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    The Message

    Rolling on the Rocks

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    The Message

    Battle Plans

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Letter to the Editor

    Here's our top-ten list of ways the Post's new leader can make his paper better.

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Weather by Numbers

    The cold truth about forecasting

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Weather or Not

    Despite advances in forecasting technology, predicting the weather is often a crapshoot.

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Backwash

    During ski season, local promoters know there's gold in them thar hills.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best local TV weathercaster

    Marty Coniglio, Channel 7

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    The Man Who Wasn't There

    Bill Johnson doesn't let the truth get in the way of a good story.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Show & Sell

    Local newscasts have plenty of style, but wheres the substance?

  • News

    November 15, 1995
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