Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
4 hours ago | Interviews
Erik Underwood, a tech industry pro who switched his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat after his 2016 run for the U.S. Senate fell short, is a candidate for Colorado governor in 2018. In the following in-depth conversation, Underwood t...
5 hours ago | Business
Today, October 19, marks the deadline for cities to submit proposals to Amazon focusing on why they should be home to the company's second headquarters, shorthanded as HQ2, and the presentation from Denver, which is considered one of the favorites...
6 hours ago | Business
At least two advertisers have asked that their commercials no longer run during KOA's radio broadcasts of Denver Broncos games because they're upset by National Anthem-related demonstrations prior to the kickoff of NFL games.
1 day ago | Business
One of the most powerful figures in Denver radio has fallen. Amy Griesheimer is out as vice president and general manager for KS-107.5, Alice and three other stations owned by the national media conglomerate Entercom, with observers speculating th...
1 day ago | Crime
Former Commerce City police officer John Reinhart, who was accused last year of being a serial groper, has been found guilty in two of the three charges against him. And he's hardly the first metro-Denver-area cop to be accused of sexual impropriety.
1 day ago | Media
This week marks the return to Denver radio of Kendall B, who's now helming the morning show for old-school R&B station JAMMIN 101.5. And while he's very excited about the new opportunity and upbeat about being back on the airwaves in the Mile High...