Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
8 hours ago | Comment of the Day
The comments are still rolling in regarding the Centers for Disease Control's decision to use the 2014 death of Levy Thamba in a nationwide warning about the risks of cannabis edibles. The Denver coroner's office listed marijuana intoxication...
10 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are all about offering alternatives. At our Food & Drink blog, Chelsea Keeney highlights her picks for the seven best veggie bowls in Denver. Denver Stiffs' Mike Olson highlights his favorite trade in Nuggets history in ...
13 hours ago | Crime
When CU Buffs basketballer Dustin Thomas decided to transfer from Boulder to Arkansas earlier this year, there was no indication that he was leaving Colorado due to off-the-court issues. Indeed, coaches made a point to praise him on the way out th...
14 hours ago | Business
Back in November 2014, our William Breathes wrote about the Fourth Corner Credit Union's efforts to provide banking services for the marijuana industry. As Breathes noted at the time, FCCU was "set to open" — possibly as soon as January 1 — "and e...
17 hours ago | Lists
Over the years, we've stumbled upon plenty of strange stuff in the Denver Craigslist Rants & Raves section. But we were still surprised by the manifesto entitled "Dear 'New' Coloradans: Here is a Beginner's Guide to Help You Out!" Not tha...
18 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this week, a post featuring maps of Denver homicides during the first half of 2015 noted that the number of incidents — twenty — was in line with the totals from recent years. For instance, there were also twenty Denver homicides during th...