Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
18 hours 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...
21 hours 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...
21 hours ago | News
It was a tragedy that had already resulted in one death when it was compounded by another. On July 13, Cole Sukle, fourteen, and a friend were riding bicycles in a designated lane near a park near East Yale Avenue and East Nielsen Way when th...
23 hours ago | Film and TV
Denver's Ben Higgins, who starred in the most recent season of ABC's The Bachelor, was poised to take a leap into Colorado politics. But after announcing his intentions, he withdrew his candidacy. Sources tell us he did so because of pressure...
2 days 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...
2 days ago | Business
The topic of development in Denver raises passions among plenty of locals — particularly those who don't like the looks of many new buildings being erected across the Mile High City. Take the comment of one reader, who likened the structures ...