Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
14 minutes ago | News
It was a tragedy that had already resulted in one death when it was compounded by another. On July 13, Cole Sukle, fourteen, and a friend were riding bicycles in a designated lane near a park near East Yale Avenue and East Nielsen Way when th...
2 hours ago | Film and TV
Denver's Ben Higgins, who starred in the most recent season of ABC's The Bachelor, was poised to take a leap into Colorado politics. But after announcing his intentions, he withdrew his candidacy. Sources tell us he did so because of pressure...
23 hours ago | Marijuana
Editor's note: Two social-cannabis-use measures are currently collecting signatures in an attempt to earn a place on the Denver ballot this November: the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program and the Denver Responsible Use...
1 day ago | Business
The topic of development in Denver raises passions among plenty of locals — particularly those who don't like the looks of many new buildings being erected across the Mile High City. Take the comment of one reader, who likened the structures ...
1 day ago | News
In November 2015, two female deputies with the Denver Sheriff Department filed a lawsuit alleging that Denver County Jail is a house of horrors for female guards. The complaint suggested that profane verbal abuse, sexual harassment and intentional...
4 days ago | News
"Please Read! Do not erase. Your life may depend on it!" So begins "They Are Taking Over!," one of the featured items on ConspiracyMadLibz.com, a new website launched the week of the Republican National Convention (and just in time for the Democra...