Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
4 minutes ago | News
Attorney Matt Buck speaks bluntly about the death of Paul Castaway, a homeless Native American who had bouts with mental illness. "On July 12, 2015, Denver police officer Michael Traudt killed Paul Castaway," Buck says. "He had the ability to...
1 hour ago | Business
The recently published post Denver Development and Controversial Impact of "Slot Houses" draws upon "Documenting Change in Denver," part of an analysis being conducted by CU Denver's Center for Advanced Research and Traditional Architect...
21 hours ago | Crime
Back in January, our Chris Walker reported about snowboarder Seth Beckton's claim that someone had pushed him off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands ski area. The following month, Thomas Proesel was arrested in the incident. But there's been an u...
24 hours ago | Media
Last week, 104.3 The Fan issued a press release revealing that "thirty-seven year radio veteran Sandy Clough will host a self-titled show, weekdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., beginning Monday, July 25, 2016." Such an announcement typical...
24 hours 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...
1 day 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...