Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
12 hours ago | Crime
Today, a federal judge ordered that former Evergreen resident John Hinckley be released from the Washington, D.C.-area hospital that's been his official home since he who was found not guilty by reason of insanity for trying to assa...
13 hours ago | Marijuana
Editor's note: Two social-cannabis-use measures are currently collecting signatures in an attempt to earn a place on the Denver ballot this November: the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program and the Denver Responsible Use...
14 hours 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...
15 hours 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...
1 day 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...
2 days 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...