Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
10 hours ago | Business
The election of Donald Trump and his nomination of marijuana-hating Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general has raised concern among members of the cannabis community about a crackdown on the pot laws in states such as Colorado. Such worries are...
11 hours ago | Lists
We've previously posted about the theory that Colorado drivers are terrible — an extremely important consideration on a day like today, when roads are icy and often treacherous owing to the impact of yesterday's steady snowfall and bitterly c...
12 hours ago | Film and TV
Yesterday, we reported about longtime 9News anchor Adele Arakawa revealing that she would retire from the station in June 2017 — an announcement she made before she'd planned after the media website FTVLive quoted sources as saying that she was be...
1 day ago | Crime
Thus far, Burke Ramsey, brother of JonBenét Ramsey, who was murdered in her Boulder home on December 25, 1996, nearly twenty years ago, hasn't filed a promised lawsuit against CBS for a docuseries that essentially accused him of murder. But h...
1 day ago | News
The initial report about a death in Boulder's Eben G. Fine Park was sad but unremarkable. Boulder police announced that the body of a middle-aged man had been found just shy of 9 p.m. on Monday, December 5, but there were no signs of either f...
1 day ago | Film and TV
Yesterday, longtime 9News anchor Adele Arakawa revealed that she'll be retiring from the station in June 2017 — an announcement prompted by what she decried as a "Fake News" story about her impending departure. But the report about Arakawa, p...