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 days ago | News
Earlier this week, we wrote about the tragic death of Rashaan Salaam, the first Heisman Trophy winner ever for the University of Colorado Buffaloes. Salaam was found dead in a Boulder park on Monday night of a suspected suicide; his funeral servic...
2 days ago | Business
For a country rooted in a rebellion, America's got no shortage of castles. And some spectacular ones can be yours — including one in Denver. Estately recently compiled a list of the most whimsical American castles for sale right now. Among the cla...
2 days ago | Crime
Since February 2013, we've been reporting about the disappearance of Kelsie Jean Schelling, a onetime resident of Denver (she lived in the Larimer Square area) who vanished in Pueblo. She'd headed south to see her boyfriend shortly after learning ...
3 days ago | Business
The election of Donald Trump and his nomination of marijuana-hating Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general has raised concern among members of the cannabis community about a crackdown on the pot laws in states such as Colorado. Such worries are...
3 days ago | Lists
We've previously posted about the theory that Colorado drivers are terrible — an extremely important consideration on a day like today, when roads are icy and often treacherous owing to the impact of yesterday's steady snowfall and bitterly c...
3 days ago | Film and TV
Yesterday, we reported about longtime 9News anchor Adele Arakawa revealing that she would retire from the station in June 2017 — an announcement she made before she'd planned after the media website FTVLive quoted sources as saying that she was be...