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 hours ago | Marijuana
Earlier this month, we told you about a plan to stamp all marijuana edibles with a red stop sign emblazoned with the letters "THC" as a way of warning folks that the product was cannabis-infused. The notion prompted outcries and eye-rolling f...
5 hours ago | News
Twitter brings people together — and so did a certain bear whose run through Arvada yesterday briefly captivated all of Colorado. By the time the ursine star was captured and taken away, humorous tweets about the situation, and the live coverage o...
6 hours ago | Lists
Earlier this week, when we shared our latest collection of "You Know You're From Denver When" punchlines, we asked readers to share their favorite way to complete that sentence. Plenty did so — and we'll be featuring many of them in a future post....
6 hours ago | News
My drive to Westword's offices each morning takes me past Denver Health Medical Center — and when I saw the emergency room parking lot jammed with police vehicles and ambulances, I knew something substantial had happened. And it has. A police offi...
7 hours ago | Crime
Phil Garnier was listed at number eighteen on Colorado's most recent list of its 100 most wanted sex offenders. But he won't be there for much longer — and the reason's not a good one. Garnier was arrested in Colorado Springs early on Wednesday, A...
19 hours ago | Comment of the Day
The City of Denver recently argued that an order banning protests outside the courthouse where Dexter Lewis's death penalty trial is underway should be upheld because there might be civil unrest if Lewis is sentenced to die when Aurora theater sho...