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 | Crime
It sounds a bit like the Dave Chappelle sketch about a blind white supremacist who doesn't realize he's actually black. But according to police, it actually happened in Colorado Springs. That's where members of a historically black church hav...
4 hours ago | Business
Property Type: Single Family, 3+ Story County: Eagle Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 6 Full/3 Three-Qtr/2 Half Lot Size: 0.79 Acres Square Feet: 11,629 (approx) Price per Sq. Ft.: $571.85 Year Built: 1983 Garage: Yes-2 spaces Stories: 4 Cons...
5 hours ago | Crime
Back in March, we told you about the arrest of Sky Wodraska. The Breckenridge man was busted for attempted murder, assault, kidnapping and child abuse, with one of the victims being a fourteen-year-old girl who reportedly greeted the officer who r...
6 hours ago | Lists
Pity the folks behind the MSU Denver Confession Facebook page. They tried for over a year to get the page going, with a stated goal of rivaling or surpassing the biggest page of its type in the area, CU Boulder Confessions. But alas, the mission f...
7 hours ago | News
The flooding that took place in Boulder County in 2013 wasn't expected to repeat itself anytime soon — and thus far, it hasn't. However, our recent wet spell has resulted in several Colorado rivers to flood on a smaller scale, and waters are runni...
7 hours ago | Crime
It was a grisly discovery. Patricia Richmond, 23, was found dead at a home owned by her future in-laws in Routt County, not far from Steamboat Springs. She was tied up and face down — and at this writing. At this writing, it's unclear how Richmond...