Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
11 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...
14 hours ago | Lists
For more than half-a-decade, administrators at CU Boulder have done everything possible to insure that the university no longer appears among the top ten on the Princeton Review's annual list of reefer madness schools. And once again, they've fail...
15 hours ago | Business
Among the key elements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, shorthanded as HIPPA, are provisions guarding the privacy of a person's medical history. And since hospitals are repositories of such information, they are on the f...
2 days ago | Business
Rising crime and violence on the 16th Street Mall earlier this year prompted new safety plans for the area from both public agencies, by way of a Denver Police Department plan to triple patrols, and the private sector, as seen in the hiring o...
2 days ago | Lists
On Saturday night, August 27, thanks to my daughter, I had the pleasure of watching the Denver Broncos take on the Los Angeles Rams from the south stands of what continues to be known as Sports Authority Field at Mile High — although probably not ...
2 days ago | News
A crowd estimated in the hundreds took part in Denver Go Topless Day, the local version of a national event intended to strike a blow in favor of gender equality and against local rules (like ones in Fort Collins) that treat the nipples of men and...