Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
21 minutes ago | News
In Denver, we've seen a number of major lawsuit awards in cases during which alleged brutality incidents in jail have been captured on video. A prime example involved Jamal Hunter, who received a $3.25 million settlement for, among other thin...
1 hour ago | News
Will Olson was a competitive cyclist from Edwards who was well-known and well-liked by competitors and organizers of Big Mountain Enduro, or BME, events. Such folks were understandably shattered by Olson's death during a race on Saturday in Creste...
3 days ago | Comment of the Day
The comments are still rolling in regarding the Centers for Disease Control's decision to use the 2014 death of Levy Thamba in a nationwide warning about the risks of cannabis edibles. The Denver coroner's office listed marijuana intoxication...
3 days ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are all about offering alternatives. At our Food & Drink blog, Chelsea Keeney highlights her picks for the seven best veggie bowls in Denver. Denver Stiffs' Mike Olson highlights his favorite trade in Nuggets history in ...
3 days ago | Crime
When CU Buffs basketballer Dustin Thomas decided to transfer from Boulder to Arkansas earlier this year, there was no indication that he was leaving Colorado due to off-the-court issues. Indeed, coaches made a point to praise him on the way out th...
3 days ago | Business
Back in November 2014, our William Breathes wrote about the Fourth Corner Credit Union's efforts to provide banking services for the marijuana industry. As Breathes noted at the time, FCCU was "set to open" — possibly as soon as January 1 — "and e...