Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
2 minutes ago | News
A Freedom of Information Act request conducted by Montana's KULR-TV has revealed that Jeff Murphy, who died from a 500 foot fall in Yellowstone National Park last June, had been searching for a $2 million treasure said to have been hidden by New M...
31 minutes ago | Film and TV
After Denver International Airport announced the ten finalists for its new train voice contest on February 12, 104.3 The Fan host Darren "D-Mac" McKee ripped Fox31 anchor Jeremy Hubbard's candidacy, and his own exclusion from the competition, resu...
24 hours ago | Film and TV
In a new lawsuit, a Colorado Springs firm claims that the Walt Disney Company stole the concept, characters and even some dialogue for 2003's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and its multiple sequels, including one released e...
24 hours ago | Crime
The number of Colorado students arrested for making threats in the wake of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida continues to grow. By our count, there have been at least five busts of this type in t...
1 day ago | Education
The Denver General Defense Committee, a progressive group affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the Wobblies, has published a fiery account of the clash between members of a white supremacist group and Antifa protester...
2 days ago | Business
Today, February 21, as we've reported, Denver's National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws branch is taking part in a lobbying day at the Colorado State Capitol during which lawmakers will get the chance to learn about a major element ...