Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news vertical.
21 hours ago | Education
Donald Trump certainly didn't invent racism. But since Trump's election this past November, verbally racist attacks hurled at Denver kids of color are on the rise, sources tell Westword. Even before this week's release of executive orders calling ...
21 hours ago | Media
Breitbart News, the online spawning ground of Steve Bannon, a powerful adviser for President Donald Trump, is an alt-right outlet pilloried by critics for what they see as racism, sexism and the sort of vile invective spewed by Milo Yiannopoulos, ...
22 hours ago | News
Since 2015, an organization now called Free the Nipple Fort Collins has fought to remove the words "the breast or breasts of a female" from the community's public-indecency ordinance. Now, a federal judge has issued an injunction against the city ...
2 days ago | Crime
Former Berthoud police officer Jeremy Yachik has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for two counts of child-sex abuse. He will serve sixteen years for each offense. His victims in these crimes have not been publicly identified, but Yachik made a...
2 days ago | Business
The featured Colorado property overlooks Rocky Mountain National Park, making its environs spectacular even by the extremely high standards of our fair state. But the other homes on the roster are amazing in their own right.
2 days ago | Lists
Beneath the gorgeous and glamorous public image of Gabriella and Emmanuel Sanders roiled a marriage in deep trouble. This past October, Gabriella filed for divorce, and now, in court documents obtained by TMZ, she accuses Emmanuel of cheating on h...