Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
6 hours ago | Marijuana
For years, we've written about reports of marijuana profiling. The claims consistently maintain that law enforcers in jurisdictions beyond this state are more apt to stop vehicles for marijuana-related searches if they're outfitted with Color...
7 hours ago | Crime
As seen by the reaction of our readers to the story of artist wannabe Casey Nocket, who admitted to vandalizing Rocky Mountain National Park and other federal lands with dubious painted illustrations and then Instagramming the results, most Colora...
8 hours ago | Denver Development
This week, the City of Denver is converting Blake Street from a one-way route to a two-way traffic between 35th Street and Broadway, in the heart of RiNo. And as part of the process, crew members will be putting down new bicycle-lane markings: a s...
9 hours ago | News
At about 3 p.m. on January 17, then-twenty-year-old Ryder Johnson left Eldora Ski Resort, where he was working — and he hasn't been seen since. Extensive searches in the area surrounding the Gross Dam Overlook parking area in Boulder County, where...
10 hours ago | Business
As we've reported, the bankruptcy of Sports Authority meant that the company's name would eventually have to come off Mile High Stadium — or Sports Authority Field at Mile High, as it's been officially known since 2011, when the retailer...
1 day ago | Media
Longtime 9News morning personality Kyle Dyer has announced that she's leaving the station on September 7 after twenty years on the job, joining what by now is a sizable crowd of longtime talents to have exited from Denver's longtime news-ratings l...