Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
12 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Our post about the Offenses Against Unborn Children Act inspired comments aplenty. Readers passionately debated whether the measure, sponsored by Senate President Bill Cadman, is a way to insure that victims like Michelle Wilkins, whose unbor...
13 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blogs have an active fantasy life. At our Food & Restaurants blog, Adam Roy has the skinny on Dungeons & Drafts, a Fort Collins venue slated to open in June. The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic looks at "another soft-focus frack...
16 hours ago | Marijuana
It will come as a surprise to precisely no one that Westword has been absolutely inundated with marijuana-related product pitches in the days leading up to what's likely to be the largest 4/20 celebration in Colorado history. But the one from...
18 hours ago | Crime
Last week, Skinner Middle Schools was placed on lockdown after reports that three students were in possession of weapons. Now, the trio — a fourteen-year-old and two twelve-year-olds (one of whom was only eleven at the time of the incident) — has ...
20 hours ago | Lists
Colorado is typically listed among the least obese states in the country. But not all Colorado counties are created equal when it comes to this category. The folks at FindTheBest.com crunched the obesity numbers for counties across the countr...
20 hours ago | Crime
It's been more than six months since we last shared the updated list of Colorado's most wanted sex offenders — a roster that got a big shakeup after Calvin Nagy, who'd held down the number-one spot, was arrested in Mexico. As you might expect, the...