Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
35 minutes ago | Crime
In June 2013, Fairplay's Evan Graham disappeared — and since then, his sister, Alani Morrison, held out hope that he'd be found alive and safe. Late last month, those hopes were dashed when his buried remains were found. Now, Audra Moquist, his fo...
1 hour ago | News
In recent years, as we've noted in past posts, there have been plenty of complaints about the supposedly intrusive nature of airport searches conducted by Transportation Security Administration personnel. Among those speaking out was Jamelyn ...
16 hours ago | Comment of the Day
A reader whose comment we shared in a recent Comment of the Day took some Colorado natives to task for boasting about their status. The post's headline: "Don't Say You're From Colorado Every Five Seconds Like a Vegan." The topic inspired anot...
17 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are very conscientious. At our Arts blog, Bree Davies lists the five ways not to park like a jerk in Denver — including leave two to three feet of space between vehicles when parallel parking. A grabby Colorado Pols headline read...
21 hours ago | Education
Our post earlier today highlighting sexist comments made about reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister by sheriff's office employees who didn't realize their conversation was being recorded demonstrates the continuing challenges women face i...
22 hours ago | Crime
In December 2013, we told you about the arrest of Traci Cunningham on charges that she murdered her adoptive mother, Penelope Cunningham, and left her body in a remote part of Eagle County. Traci Cunningham has now been found guilty of the cr...