Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
8 hours ago | Marijuana
In recent years, we've published several posts featuring Deuel County, Nebraska Sheriff Adam Hayward. Why? Hayward is among the Nebraska badge-wearers most devoted to busting people who bring Colorado marijuana into his state —and he's ...
9 hours ago | Comment of the Day
As implied by its headline, our recent post about the ten things Colorado drivers should do but often don't when it's raining focused on roadway behavior during inclement weather. But our readers quickly veered into a variety of subjects that...
10 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are winning raves. The folks at our Music blog collect photos and memories on the occasion of Beta's seventh anniversary. The Colorado Independent's Mike Littwin says that Hillary Clinton swims in scandal, but she never drowns. P...
14 hours ago | News
1. Inmate movement during counts: Inmates are often included in counts at the DCJ, even though they are not currently at the facility. Inmates who are admitted to the hospital, in the community while under the supervision of the sheriff home ...
16 hours ago | Things to Do
Turns out Joey Chestnut is as good at eating burritos as he is at slamming down hot dogs. Chestnut is best known for having won the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest over and over and over again. His 2014 victory marked his eighth straight triumph. ...
16 hours ago | Crime
The Facebook page of Colorado State Patrol Cadet Taylor Thyfault, which remains online at this writing, features photos in which the 21-year-old Army veteran demonstrated his devotion to his country — and, as seen in the photo above, to havin...