Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
2 hours ago | Comment of the Day
When we recently shared photos of progress on the rail line to DIA, we asked readers if they would be likely to use the train when the project's completed. The folks behind the project will undoubtedly be pleased to know that most of those who ans...
3 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts speak geek. At our Arts blog, Cory Casciato names the five most important geek TV-series prior to 1980 — and Boulder-set Mork & Mindy made the cut. Colorado Pols: "Local Planned Parenthood Push Back Hard on Latest A...
6 hours ago | Crime
Early reports that Colorado Springs Police Detective Paul Patton had been arrested included few details. All we knew is that he was suspected of attempting to influence a public servant, first-degree official misconduct and false reporting to auth...
7 hours ago | Business
Earlier this week, we shared photos of progress on the rail line to DIA, a project that's expected to be completed in the spring of 2016. The plan is for light rail to reach Aurora next year as well, and a new report details how things are going o...
9 hours ago | Crime
In general, we celebrate mothers who support their daughters, particularly during those difficult teenage years. Selina Ramirez certainly did so in their case of her sixteen-year-old — but the folks at the Denver District Attorney's Office aren't ...
10 hours ago | Crime
Hayden May's alleged robbery of an Aspen dispensary wasn't exactly the perfect crime. After all, everyone in the shop reportedly knew who he was — which explains why he apologized during the heist. Presumably, he's the one who's sorry now. May fle...