Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
3 hours ago | Media
Marty Lenz, a Denver native and former Colorado State University footballer who worked at several metro-area stations before becoming a prominent media personality in San Francisco, has been named the new host of KOA's signature program Colorado M...
6 hours ago | Crime
Big cities aren't well represented in a new survey of the safest places in Colorado. Of the twenty communities considered the state's safest, only three are in the Denver-Boulder metro area. Moreover, all of the latter are suburbs or outlying loca...
6 hours ago | News
Denver's Citizen Oversight Board is calling on the Denver Sheriff Department to allow nursing mothers in custody to provide breast milk to their infants rather than discarding it in an approach known as "pump and dump."
7 hours ago | Marijuana
A new federal study shows that marijuana use among teens in Colorado has fallen below levels seen prior to the implementation of Amendment 64, the measure that legalized limited recreational cannabis sales in the state. Given the report's origins,...
1 day ago | Lists
After your Denver Broncos defeated the New York Jets 23-0 yesterday, December 10, messages from Twitter-using fans relieved that the team had finally broken its eight-game losing skid were countered by tweets ripping the squad for winning a meanin...
1 day ago | Crime
Entrepreneur Scott Pack is the target of an amended lawsuit that builds on a complaint about what the attorney who filed the first one called the largest marijuana fraud case in Colorado history. Pack was also the subject of a surprising attack on...