The Westword newspaper celebrated its 45th anniversary in September. It launched on Sept. 1, 1977.
The Westword is independent local newspaper that covers everything from politics and business to music and the arts. Its editor is Patricia Calhoun.
According to its website, the Westword is read by more than 278,000 monthly print readers throughout the Denver-metro area and Boulder. Its website attracts more than 1.5 million monthly active users.
If you are a local business in Denver and would like to be featured in the monthly Business Matters column, contact Christy Steadman at firstname.lastname@example.org.